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Meghna Gulzar’s Raazi Starring Alia Bhatt Crosses Rs 80 Crore Mark In 11 Days

The opening weekend, as well as the following days, has proved to be amazing for Raazi and word of mouth review has helped the film grow even more

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Alia Bhatt’s film Raazi goes with a fabulous start at the box office and has earned a lot of appreciation from everywhere. Just in eleven days of its release, the film has already amassed Rs 82.03 crore. Alia Bhatt’s Raazi is going strong at the box-office and climbing the stairs of success. The film has also bagged the spot of the top five weekend-grossers of 2018.

The opening weekend has proved to be amazing for Raazi and word of mouth review has helped the film grow even more. Alia's film made around Rs. 30 crore in the opening weekend and continues to do a great business henceforth. Raazi continues to show its dominance, indicating the Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal starrer is going strong even on weekdays. Being an engaging narrative story, the young superstar Alia Bhatt’s unmatched acting is another reason that is taking the audience to the theatres.

Raazi is not just amazingly appreciated at the domestic markets, it is doing extremely well in the international market as well. The makers of Raazi must be really happy with the box-office numbers, as the film was made on a budget of Rs 37 crore, which included COP and P&A. 

Raazi is based on the novel Calling Sehmat written by Harinder Sikka. India and Pakistan were having tough times in terms of their bilateral relationships. Alia Bhatt who played the role of Sehmat was a Kashmiri spy who was tactfully sent to Pakistan in order to provide information for the aversion of situations of war. Besides the cast, cinematography and the direction, both critics, as well as fans, have appreciated Alia for her exemplary acting in this role.

Set in the India of 1971 and over the backdrop of the period leading of India Pakistan war in the same year, the film covered all sensibilities of that era. In the light of this, filmmaker Meghna Gulzar said, “Sensibilities are very different from what we know today. Even the patriotism as it is in the film is very different from what we know of patriotism today. And that is where the magic of cinema comes in where we all come together and create that world, pull you into it and convince you that now you are in this world too. All the departments of the film pull together to make that world a reality and that is exactly what shows in the film.”

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