'Satyagraha' mints Rs.11.21 crore on opening day

Indo Asian News Service
31 August 2013

Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Prakash Jha's socio-political thriller "Satyagraha" managed to gross Rs.11.21 crore on its opening day. It is said to be the highest ever opening for the filmmaker.

The movie, which features a stellar cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpayee and Amrita Rao, released Friday. Made at a reported budget of Rs.50 crore, the movie is said to be getting a mixed response from critics and viewers.

However, officials at UTV Motion Pictures, are hoping for a good weekend collection.

"The film has taken a good start at the box office. It is being well-received by viewers all across age groups. As word spreads which is positive - we expect significant growth over the weekend," Gaurav Verma, director, India Theatrical Distribution, Studios, Disney UTV, said in a statement.

"Satyagraha" reflects the uprising of the middle-class against a corrupt and unjust system.

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