‘The Kerala Story’ close to entering ₹150 crore club

‘The Kerala Story’, directed by Sudipto Sen, earned ₹10.30 crore at the domestic box office on day 11 of its release. The film is inching towards the ₹150 crore club and has currently earned a total of ₹147.04 crore in India.

The film on religion conversion, was engulfed in controversy after the release of its trailer. It stars Adah Sharma, Yogita Bihani, Siddhi Idnani and Sonia Balani. It was released in India on May 5 and in 37 other countries on May 12.

Taking to Twitter, film trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared a poster of the film. He wrote, “#TheKeralaStory is not slowing down soon… Hits double digits on [second] Mon, HIGHER than [first] Mon – ₹ 10.03 cr… All set to cross ₹ 150 cr today [second Tue]… [Week 2] Fri 12.35 cr, Sat 19.50 cr, Sun 23.75 cr, Mon 10.30 cr. Total: ₹ 147.04 cr. #India biz. #Boxoffice.”

‘The Kerala Story’ will soon cross the earnings of Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Tu Jhooti Main Makkaar’, which grossed ₹ 173.90 crore in 44 days at the domestic box office.

Produced by Vipul Shah, the film depicts how women from Kerala were forced to convert and recruited by the terror group ISIS. The film is banned in West Bengal and multiplexes in Tamil Nadu have stopped its screening citing law and order situation. On the other hand, a few states like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have given it a tax-free status.

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