‘Kalank’ Box-Office Report: Varun Dhawan-Alia Bhatt’s tragic love story becomes the highest opener of 2019

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Abhishek Varman’s ‘Kalank’ receives a big thumbs up from the audiences. Becoming the highest opener of 2019, the film clocks in ₹21.60 cr on it’s opening day. The film starring Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt has been appreciated for it’s powerful performances and is expected to witness a massive growth over the week.

Trade expert Taran Adarsh took to social media to announce the figures. He wrote, “#Kalank starts with a bang… Emerges biggest opener of 2019 *so far*… Plexes terrific… Impressive cast and hype + massive screen count [4000] + #MahavirJayanti Holiday have contributed to a big total… Wed ₹ 21.60 cr. India biz (sic).”

Taran went to further inform that this was Varun and Alia’s biggest personal opening till date. He wrote, “Top *Opening Day* biz – 2019…1. #Kalank ₹ 21.60 cr [Wed] 2. #Kesari ₹ 21.06 cr [Thu] 3. #GullyBoy ₹ 19.40 cr [Thu]
4. #TotalDhamaal ₹ 16.50 cr Note: Hindi films. ₹ 10 cr+ openers included in the list. India biz. #Kalank is the biggest opener of Varun and Alia to date (sic).

After working together in box office hits like ‘Student Of The Year’, ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya’ and ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya’, Alia and Varun recreate their magic once again on screen. Their fans couldn’t stop raving about their chemistry. ‘Kalank’ also becomes Alia and Varun’s highest ever Day 1 collection beating ‘Gully Boy’ and ‘Dilwale’ respectively.

Surpassing the first day collections of recent blockbusters like ‘Gully Boy’, ‘Total Dhamaal’ and ‘Kesari’, the period drama becomes the highest opening of this year.

The film which released on a semi – holiday of Mahavir Jayanti seem to work in it’s favour. The upcoming holiday, Good Friday, is also likely to boost its collections at the box-office. The film is being shown on 4000 screens across India.

Also Read: ‘Kalank’ Movie Review: A tragic love story, perfect for people who want more than just popcorn entertainment