Marathi film Sairat has been declared as the all-time blockbuster hit at the box office. The film, which has been running in theatres since three weeks, has minted more than Rs. 65 crore at the box office.
Sairat has rewritten history at the box office with its phenomenal theatrical run. Nagraj Manjule’s directorial is among the rare films that have shown tremendous growth at the box office. The film, which was released in limited screen count in its first week, is now been running in more than 525 screens in India. The film will continue to enjoy a good fourth week at the box office, as the word of mouth is still strong. Sairat is likely to end its four weeks run with a total collection of more than Rs. 70 crore.
Producer Nitin Keni, CEO-Founder of EsselVision Productions, gave credit to Ajay-Atul for the film’s dream run in theatres across India. Nitin also said that they are planning to make the Telugu version of the film, followed by a Gujarati and Hindi versions.
Movie already crossed 70 crore mark and the producers are very generous, The lead actor and actress of the film Akash Thosar and Rinku Rajguru were awarded a bonus of Rs 5 crore after the the big success of Sairat. The film follows the story of Parshya, a low-caste man, and Archie, a daughter of an rich “upper caste landlord”, who fall in love despite pressures from society that they must not be together. When their relationship is discovered, the couple is faced with violence and many challenges before they leave for the city.