‘Ram Leela’ enters 100 crore club in 14 days

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s masterpiece and Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh starrer, ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela’ is the fifth film this year to enter the 100 crore club in just few days of its release. It has been 14 days and the film already crossed 100 crore mark.

Earlier this year, ‘Race 2’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, ‘Chennai Express’ and ‘Krrish 3’ entered 100 crore mark in short period and now ‘Ram Leela’ added to the hit list. ‘Chennai Express’ and ‘Krrish 3’ are the two films this year to make fastest 100 in just four, five days of its release.

‘Ram Leela’ has received appreciation from every quarter. Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is over the moon to receive acclamation for his work. Expressing his thought over the film’s success, he said, “Relief, joy, great satisfaction. 'Ram-leela' has been an exhausting liberating experience. I am so much consumed by the film. I am so happy by the way people have reacted. Everyone from Karan Johar and Rishi Kapoor to Asha Parekhji and Javed Akhtar saab loved it. I am not even thinking of what film I will do next. Right now I am happily jobless”.

“It feels...liberating! I've finally slept peacefully the whole night. The last few weeks have been traumatic. The protests left me shaken and drained. But now that the film is being so appreciated, I've blocked out all the troubles. When your work is being seen and appreciated, you feel all the effort has been worth it. I am happy to see the audience is getting the nuances in the narration. The passion of the entire vast and crew has paid off”, added Bhansali.

Deepika Padukone was highly applauded for her performance and she has received flowers and a personal note from megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Based on Shakespeare's love epic, 'Romeo and Juliet', the film was shot during the violent times in rural Gujarat and it stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh together for the first time. The film drew banned and controversies for its bold content and hurting religious sentiments but it was paid off well at the end.