Shahid Kapoor is right now the man of the hour, after his stellar performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmaavat, which released last week. As Maharawal Ratan Singh his portrayal of the character has won him appreciations and praises from all corners.
The movie can be rightly called as one of the most awaited and controversial films of our times. The film has battled political forces, CBFC and has finally come out victorious.
This is Shahid’s first release of the year, his last movie was in 2017 – Rangoon. In spite of having successful films like Kaminey, Jab We Met and Haider that received good response from the audience and got critically acclaimed, none of his movies have even made a nett business of 70 crores in India.
But this time it’s different, Padmaavat has earned 114 crores only in mere 4 days and has gone on to become Shahid’s highest grossing film of all times. The top three grosser of his of all times are R…Rajkumar (64 crores), Udta Punjab (59.60 crore) and Haider(58.30 crore). None of his films have till date entered the 100 crore club. But what we can make out from box office figures is that this movie will not only enter the 200 crores club but also make an entry into the 300 crore club.
|R... Rajkumar||2013||64.00 crores|
|Udta Punjab||2016||59.60 crores|
|Phata Poster Nikhla Hero||2013||37.85 crores|
|Badmaash Company||2010||36.00 crores|
|Jab We Met||2007||32.50 crores|
Padmaavat also stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in lead roles and is based on the poem written in 1540 by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi.