DIL DHADAKNE DO SAILS THROUGH IMPRESSIVELY AT THE BOX OFFICE
Celebs Shower Praises on Stars Of Dil Dhadakne Do
Zoya Akhtar’s multi-starrer dramedy Dil Dhadakne Do has fared stormy waters well with an impressive cache at the Box Office. In its opening weekend the family-centred film raked in Rs42.82 crores, making it the third highest opening weekend grosser of 2015. The film has also performed well in the overseas markets, with an opening weekend collection of $3.5 million (£1.5 million; 22.40 crores).
As well as impressing moviegoers with cinematic excellence, the film has garnered positive reactions from the Bollywood fraternity as well.
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan who posted a heart-warming message on his social media site said, “Silences in a film allow the audience to enter the mind of the actor…rare … DDD does that in abundance! Well done Zoya!!”
While director Karan Johar felt it was the best movie he’s watched in years; actor Rishi Kapoor praised director Zoya Akhtar for telling the difficult story so deftly.
The bittersweet comedy-drama seemed to have tugged at the heartstrings of actor Riteish Deshmukh who also tweeted, “Laughed & cried with the Mehras of #DilDhadakneDo, outstandingly entertaining. Congrats – #zoya @FarOutAkhtar @ritesh_sid sssssupreme writing!”
Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor and Genelia Deshmukh have also chimed in with their support for the movie. A special feature that’s got everyone talking is the witty dialogues written by director and actor Farhan Akhtar; social media platforms are abuzz with how fun and interesting the banter is between the co-stars.