‘Dhadak’ Day 1 collection: Janhvi, Ishaan’s movie earns 8.71 cr

Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter starrer ‘Dhadak’ helmed by Shashank Khaitan opened with an average box-office collection. On the opening day, the film has earned Rs 8.71 crore. ‘Dhadak’ received average reviews from the critics. Since the film is a Hindi remake of Marathi blockbuster ‘Sairat’, audience are comparing ‘Dhadak’ with ‘Sairat’ and are picking the original over the remake.

Trade analyst Taran Adrash tweeted the collection and wrote, “#Dhadak takes a HEROIC START... Rarely does a film starring absolute newcomers open so well... Day 1 is higher than #StudentOfTheYear [? 8 cr]… Fri ? 8.71 cr. India biz.”

Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter’s performance are applauded.

Arjun Kapoor is all praise for ‘Dhadak’, “It’s out today #Dhadak !!! @ShashankKhaitan has made a heart warming & yet gut wrenching love story....he’s handled the 2 Of them so deftly. Ishan u have nailed the simplicity & energy of a young kid who just sees purity in love Janhvi u left me speechless so bloody proud of u,” he wrote in his tweet.

‘Dhdak’ is set in Rajasthan. Janhvi’s character is named Parthavi while Ishaan plays the role of Madhur. The film depicts teenage love story. After Parthavi’s family revolted against their romance, the couple flee to Kolkata and things was not as simple. Parthavi and Madhur suffers heartbreak.

‘Dhadak’ is high in emotions. It is an incredible love story of two teenager. Their romance was innocent.