New Delhi: Akshay Kumar's PadMan, which hit the screens last Friday
, has earned a little over Rs 59 crore, trade analyst Taran Adarsh reports. The R Balki-directed film also stars Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte. PadMan
's current total now stands at Rs 59.09 crore. Over the weekend, the film showed 'good trend' and earned about Rs 30 crore, Mr Adarsh had reported. "#PadMan is super-strong. Friday 10.26 crore, Saturday 13.68 crore, Sunday 16.11 crore, Monday 5.87 crore, Tuesday 6.12 crore, Wednesday 7.05 crore. Total: Rs 59.09 crore. India biz," he tweeted. "PadMan
got another boost on Wednesday due to a partial holiday in some states for Mahashivratri and it was Valentine's Day, which helps collections," a Box Office India
Here's the box office report of PadMan
The next two days will be 'crucial' for PadMan
as Sidharth Malhotra's Aiyaary
releases this Friday, Box Office India reported.PadMan
is based on entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented low-cost sanitary pad making machine and created menstrual hygiene in his village. Akshay plays him in the film.
In his review for NDTV, film critic Raja Sen gave PadMan
4 stars out of 5. "PadMan is a film about those who need to take things apart in order to build something better.
Muruganantham did this with pads as well as with stigma. The PadMan
title track revels in the fact that he doesn't have to break bones in slow-motion or leap tall buildings in order to be a superhero," he wrote.PadMan
is produced by Twinkle Khanna, Akshay Kumar's wife.