Kedarnath holds well on second Monday; 2.0 (Hindi) collects Rs85 lakh on third Monday

Kedarnath holds well on second Monday; 2.0 (Hindi) collects Rs85 lakh on third Monday

Sara Ali Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer Kedarnath continues to go steady at the box office. The film, directed by Abhishek Kapoor, was released on 7 December and held well on its second Monday, collecting Rs2 crore nett, as reported by Boxofficeindia.com.   The romantic drama had made Rs4.25 crore nett on its first Monday….

Kedarnath makes Rs2.50 crore nett on second Friday

Kedarnath makes Rs2.50 crore nett on second Friday

Director Abhishek Kapoor’s Kedarnath, that released on 7 December, had to face competition from the holdover release, 2.0, starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar. Surprisingly, the fervour around 2.0 soon faded out. However, Kedarnath, starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan, finds itself competing with the Hollywood superhero film Aquaman in its second week. As reported by Boxofficindia.com,…

Kedarnath has a good opening weekend, makes Rs27.75 crore

Kedarnath has a good opening weekend, makes Rs27.75 crore

Director Abhishek Kapoor has had a tough time in getting his film Kedarnath (2018) released. The film was delayed as result of financial disputes with initial producers KriArj Entertainment. Ronnie Screwvala then took over the reigns of production and the film was theatrically released on 7 December. There were concerns whether releasing Kedarnath only a…

Abhishek Kapoor pleads with Uttarakhand government to lift ban on Kedarnath

Abhishek Kapoor pleads with Uttarakhand government to lift ban on Kedarnath

Kedarnath director Abhishek Kapoor has urged the Uttarakhand government to lift the ban on the movie. “I plead with the Uttarakhand government to please lift the ban on my film Kedarnath. It is an attempt to bring peace, harmony and healing to the people of this country. Please don’t deprive us of this opportunity,” Kapoor…

Sara Ali Khan’s Mukku is feisty, opinionated and more in new Kedarnath promo

Sara Ali Khan’s Mukku is feisty, opinionated and more in new Kedarnath promo

With just about two weeks to go for Sara Ali Khan’s debut in Hindi cinema, the makers of Kedarnath have a shared a brief promo about her character Mukku. Set in the pilgrimage town of Kedarnath, Uttarakhand, we see Khan’s character Mukku as a feisty young woman who doesn’t appreciate working for free in her…

CBFC has to balance cinematic sensibilities with societal responsibility, says chief Prasoon Joshi

CBFC has to balance cinematic sensibilities with societal responsibility, says chief Prasoon Joshi

Unlike his immediate predecessor Pahlaj Nihalani, Central Board of Film Certification chairman Prasoon Joshi has enjoyed a largely peaceful tenure so far, notwithstanding the ruckus late last year and early this year around Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat (2018). Recently, Nihalani’s film Rangeela Raja was pulled up by the CBFC, popularly known as the censor board. And…

Sushant Singh Rajput grooves to Amit Trivedi’s music, confesses his love

Sushant Singh Rajput grooves to Amit Trivedi’s music, confesses his love

Kedarnath’s (2018) setting of love in the times of intolerance and flood makes for an interesting story. While the first song ‘Namo Namo’ captured the fervent devotion and duty of Sushant Singh Rajput’s Mansoor, the second song captures his exuberance in love. ‘Sweetheart’, composed by Amit Trivedi, is a peppy composition that makes you tap…

Ronnie Screwvala responds to Kedarnath ‘love jihad’ row

Ronnie Screwvala responds to Kedarnath ‘love jihad’ row

Yesterday, Ajendra Ajay, a member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) media relations team, accused Abhishek Kapoor’s next film Kedarnath (2018) of promoting ‘love jihad.’ He wrote to Prasoon Joshi, chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), asking a ban on the film that allegedly hurts ‘religious sentiments’. Love jihad is a term used…