Controversial Film 'The Kerala Story' Surprises Everyone with its Record-Breaking Opening Day Collection
The entertainment industry has always been a source of intrigue, with each new release sparking debates, discussions, and often controversy. The recently released film "The Kerala Story" is no exception to this trend, generating a significant amount of buzz since its trailer was first unveiled.
While movies based on sensitive or controversial topics have always received criticism and negativity, they also tend to attract a large number of viewers and media attention. "The Kerala Story" is a prime example of this phenomenon, with its subject matter and storyline sparking significant public debate.
The controversy surrounding the film began even before its release, with the trailer dividing opinions among audiences. While some appreciated the storyline and message of the movie, others felt it was too contentious. Despite this, the movie's opening day collections surpassed those of even much-established stars' films such as "Shehzada" and "Selfie," marking it as one of the highest opening films of the year.
'THE KERALA STORY' springs a BIG surprise on DAY 1 by clicking up Rs 7.5 crore net. The advances for the Weeknd are robust and film will jump even more.A small film has outstripped much bigger movies such as 'BHEDIYA', 'CIRKUS', 'VIKRAM VEDHA' and many more.#BoxOffice— Navneet Mundhra (@navneet_mundhra) May 6, 2023
Despite the controversy, "The Kerala Story" has been warmly received by audiences. The film has been praised for its compelling storytelling and strong message, with many viewers taking to social media to express their appreciation for the movie. The interest in the film has only grown since its opening day, and it is expected to continue to generate significant revenue over the weekend.
The Kerala Story made a business of around 7.5 to 8 crore on its first day, making it one of the highest openings this year. It has surpassed the day 1 collection of movies featuring established stars like Shehzada and Selfie. With growing interest, it is expected to earn even more on this weekend.
#WATCH | 'The Kerala Story' film is based on a terror conspiracy. It shows the ugly truth of terrorism and exposes terrorists' design. Congress is opposing the film made on terrorism and standing with terror tendencies. Congress has shielded terrorism for the vote bank: PM… pic.twitter.com/qlUQlc3qQf— ANI (@ANI) May 5, 2023
Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi referenced the film during a recent election rally in Karnataka, highlighting its impact and popularity among the Indian public. It is clear that "The Kerala Story" has struck a chord with viewers, prompting important discussions and raising awareness around critical social issues. The film has successfully demonstrated the power of storytelling in addressing critical social issues and generating public interest.
- PTC PUNJABI