Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) "PM Narendra Modi", a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, raked in nearly Rs 3 crore on the first day of its release. A tweet posted by trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Saturday read: "'PM Narendra Modi' had a lukewarm start in the morning, but picked up speed as Day 1 progressed. Evening shows witnessed better occupancy, Friday Rs 2.88 crore India business." PM Narendra Modi Movie Review: Vivek Oberoi’s Sincere Performance Makes It a Gripping Fare
The film, which stars Vivek Anand Oberoi, Boman Irani, Waheeda Rahman, Darshan Kumaar and Manoj Joshi, among others, traces Modi's life story. It was stopped just a night before its scheduled worldwide opening on April 11 when the parliamentary polls kicked off, to ensure a level playing field in the elections. Vivek Oberoi Serves Tea Outside His Residence Ahead of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Release- View Pics
#PMNarendraModi had a lukewarm start in the morning, but picked up speed as Day 1 progressed... Evening shows witnessed better occupancy... Fri ₹ 2.88 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 25, 2019
Actor Arjun Kapoor-starrer "India's Most Wanted", which released along with the biopic on Friday, made Rs 2.10 crore. Directed by Rajkummar Gupta, "India's Most Wanted" is inspired by a "true story" related to a terrorist. It is about a mission of five people to nab India's most wanted terrorist -- described in the movie as India's Osama -- without any weapon or support in just four days.