Kareena Kapoor’s ‘Veere Di Wedding’ tops chart at top 10 female lead box office opening
NEW DELHI: It is a common practice in the industry that films do not work on gender but purely on entertainment basis.
Breaking the myth that women-centric films don’t get a warm welcome from the audience, films like ‘Veere Di Wedding’, ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’, ‘Manikarnika’ are great examples to convince people that films are gender agnostic .
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Veere Di Wedding’ earned Rs 10.70 crore on its first day, which was the biggest opening among the top 10 female-centric films released.
Producer Ekta Kapoor tweeted this on the first day of the film’s opening, “We just got the numbers (box office) hot from the oven! One!” Ekta tweeted.
The 2018 Dost-comedy was directed by Shashanka Ghosh and produced by Rhea Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor and Nikhil Dwivedi. Based on the 2015 film ‘The Wedding Ringer’, the film stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania in lead roles, along with Sumeet Vyas, Vishwas Kini, Neena Gupta and others. supporting roles.
Made on a budget of Rs 280 million, the film grossed over Rs 1.39 billion worldwide and emerged as the fifth highest-grossing Hindi film of the year, and the highest for a film with female leads. It received three nominations at the 64th Filmfare Awards, including Best Supporting Actress for Talsania and Bhaskar.