“Dhadak” has managed to get a big opening on day one with a collection of Rs 8.71 crore, making a record for a Hindi movie with newcomers in India. Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter starrer movie has got a fine opening.
“‘Dhadak’ wins hearts all over, making a new record for a film with newcomers. Thank you all for so much love.” Apoorva Mehta, CEO of Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions which has produced the movie, tweeted.
He thanked director Shashank Khaitan, as well as Janhvi and Ishaan, the two actors whose performance in the movie has elicited a positive and welcoming in the Indian film industry.
Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar watched the movie, and tweeted: “Loved it. Both Janhvi and Ishaan are unbelievably excellent. Brilliant is too timid word for them. Janhvi, you are really a worthy daughter of a worthy mother. Lots of love.”
Janhvi is the daughter of producer Boney Kapoor and late iconic actress Sridevi, while Ishaan is the son of veteran actress Neelima Azeem. He made his film debut with Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi’s “Beyond The Clouds”, but “Dhadak” has marked Ishaan’s Bollywood entry.