Riteish Kumar and Genelia D’ Souza starrer movie Ved made more money at the end of the week compared to the opening day.
The Marathi film Ved, directed and starring Riteish Deshmukh as the lead made a slow start. However, the movie continues to scale higher at the box office as the romantic drama has earned Rs 20.67 crore in its first week. The fact that the film earned more on its seventh day (January 5) than on the opening day (December 30) speaks volumes about the film’s rising popularity among the masses.Ved box office collection post day seven set a new record than the opening day. Ved marks the directorial debut of Riteish and also stars his wife Genelia D’Souza. Incidentally, this is Genelia’s first film in Marathi.
Riteish Deshmukh’s Directorial Witnesses Numbers, Ved Box Office Collections Soar
Ved Box Office Collections are on the rise and the results are obvious. The movie’s collections have remained steady for most days of the week. Ved Box Office Collections after one week collections stood at Rs 20.67 Crores. Movie’s great performance continued as it made Fri 2.25 cr, Sat 3.25 cr, Sun 4.50 cr, Mon 3.02 cr, Tue 2.65 cr, Wed 2.55 cr, Thu 2.45 cr. Total: ₹ 20.67 cr.” Apart from the real-life couple, the film also stars notable Marathi actors such as Jiya Shankar, Ashok Saraf, Siddhartha Jadhav, Jitendra Joshi, and Raviraj Kande among others in pivotal roles.
Audience drew comparisons to Telugu movie Majili
When the film’s teaser came out, audiences found it to be a lot similar to the 2019 Telugu romantic drama Majili featuring the ex-couple Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead. At Ved trailer launch, Riteish confirmed that his film is indeed inspired by the Telugu film as he said, “It is inspired from Majili but it is very important to know how to adapt it to Marathi culture. We have spent a lot of time to figure that out.”