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Satyagraha mints Rs 11.21 crore on opening day

Indo-Asian News Service   | August 31, 2013 15:27 IST (Mumbai)
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Satyagraha released on August 30, 2013.

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.

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 on Friday (August 30, 2013). 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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