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Raazi Box Office Collection Day 5: Alia Bhatt's Film Continues Its 'Dominance'

NEW DELHI: Raazi went past Rs. 30 crore on opening weekend Raazi is based on novel Calling Sehmat written by Harinder Sikka Raazi continues its dominance, tweeted Taran adarshAlia Bhatt's film Raazi is witnessing a phenomenal run at the box office and has garnered massive appreciation from all spheres. Just five days past its release, the film has already garnered a whopping Rs. 45.34 crore, reported trade analyst Taran Adarsh. The opening weekend has been fabulous for Raazi and word of mouth review has helped the film grow immensely. Alia's film had raked in over Rs. 30 crore in the opening weekend and continues to do a noteworthy business. Taran Adarsh tweeted about the film's overwhelming response and wrote: "Raazi continues its dominance... Occupancy/footfalls on Mon and Tue clearly indicate it's poised for a FANTASTIC Week 1 total [approx Rs. 55 cr+]. Fri 7.53 cr, Sat 11.30 cr, Sun 14.11 cr, Mon 6.30 cr, Tue 6.10 cr. Total: rs 45.34 cr. India biz." The Meghna Gulzar directed film has also found "acceptance" in the overseas market and the opening weekend total has been Rs. 13.72 crore. In his review , film critic Raja Sen gave Raazi 3 stars out of 5 and wrote: "Coming from Meghna Gulzar - the director of Talvar, a fantastic film about a true-life murder case that was brave enough to take a stand this delicacy isn't surprising." Raazi is based on the novel Calling Sehmat written by Harinder Sikka. In 1971, India and Pakistan were undergoing a rough patch in terms of their bilateral relations. Sehmat (played by Alia Bhatt) a Kashmiri spy was strategically sent to Pakistan to pass off important information to avert the war like situation. Alia Bhatt has been lauded for her role in the film by the critics and fans alike. Besides, the cast, cinematography and Meghna Gulzar's direction has also been appreciated for the exemplary work.

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