Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Article 15 has earned Rs 20.04 crore so far. It had opened with Rs 5.02 crore and earned Rs 7.25 crore on the second day. The Anubhav Sinha directorial had its highest collection on Sunday as it earned Rs 7.77 crore
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the film’s box office figures on his Twitter handle. He wrote, “#Article15 has a healthy weekend… Ample growth on Day 2 and 3… Metros strong, driving its biz… #KabirSingh wave + #INDvENG #CWC19 cricket match [on Sun] restrict overall growth… Weekdays crucial… Fri 5.02 cr, Sat 7.25 cr, Sun 7.77 cr. Total: ₹ 20.04 cr. India biz.”
Article 15 is based on the caste divisions in the country. The title derives from Article 15 of the Indian constitution, which prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.
Taran also tweeted, “Ayushmann Khurrana versus Ayushmann Khurrana… *Opening Weekend* biz…
2018: #BadhaaiHo ₹ 45.70 cr [extended 4-day weekend]
2019: #Article15 ₹ 20.04 cr
2018: #AndhaDhun ₹ 15 cr
2017: #ShubhMangalSaavdhan ₹ 14.46 cr
2017: #BareillyKiBarfi ₹ 11.52 cr
The film also stars Manoj Pahwa, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub. It faces competition from Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh that is a box office behemoth.
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Vishal Dadlani asks all to watch Article 15
Vishal Dadlani wrote on his Twitter account, "Go, watch #Article15 NOW!! @anubhavsinha @ayushmannk. Thank you for making and backing this film! More power to you guys! 🤘🏽 Farq karna bandh, farq laana shuru!"
Ayushmann Khurran starrer's opening weekend collection
"Ayushmann Khurrana versus Ayushmann Khurrana...Opening Weekend biz...2018: #BadhaaiHo ₹ 45.70 cr [extended 4-day weekend]; 2019: #Article15 ₹ 20.04 cr; 2018: #AndhaDhun ₹ 15 cr; 2017: #ShubhMangalSaavdhan ₹ 14.46 cr; 2017: #BareillyKiBarfi ₹ 11.52 cr. India biz," Taran Adarsh said via his Twitter account.
Article15 had a healthy weekend
Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Article15 has a healthy weekend... Ample growth on Day 2 and 3... Metros strong, driving its biz... #KabirSingh wave + #INDvENG #CWC19 cricket match [on Sun] restrict overall growth... Weekdays crucial... Fri 5.02 cr, Sat 7.25 cr, Sun 7.77 cr. Total: ₹ 20.04 cr. India biz."
Ayushmann's performance reminds me of the 80's Kamal Haasan
Journalist Rajasekar tweeted, "#Article15 has been watched. Brilliant crime drama by @anubhavsinha. Loved every small bit of detailing in dialogues, landscape, visuals and music. @ayushmannk is the new torchbearer for quality films in Bollywood, his performance reminds me of the 80's @ikamalhaasan. ⭐⭐⭐⭐."
Gajraj Rao calls Artical 15 a MasterClass in cinema
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#Artical15 is a MasterClass in cinema ... watch it for the brilliant script-direction-cinematography-performances-art direction- background score... well done Anubhav-Ayushmann and all the fantastic team members of the film... @anubhavsinhaa @ayushmannk #MASTERCLASS #Cinema
'Article 15 is one of those rare and brave films'
C Uday Bhaskar wrote on Twitter, "Just watched #Article15 & this is one of those rare & BRAVE films that dares to illuminate the underbelly of the Republic & the hypocritical commitment to the Constitution. Hat-tip to the whole team that brought this film to the screen & the Film Certification Board. DO WATCH."
Article 15 is powerful
@Guruprakash88 tweeted, "Just watched the powerful movie #Article15 directed by @anubhavsinha. Caste issues were consciously ignored by the mainstream film industry till now. Hope this movie initiates a constructive discourse on the glaring faultlines of our society."
'Best Indian movie of the year'
"#Article15 4/5. Brilliant, best Indian movie of the year. Hats off to Director @anubhavsinha and his team as they rip apart the centuries old caste system & its atrocities, very disturbing story & visuals. Solid filmmaking, terrific cast and @ayushmannk best ever performance, " tweeted @aparmar9833.
The revolution is growing: Ayushmann Khurrana
12.27 Cr in 2 days. The revolution is growing!#Article15— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) June 30, 2019
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Article 15 begins screening in Kanpur theaters
Article 15's screening, which was stopped by fringe groups in Kanpur on Friday, have resumed. Exhibitors had suspended the screening of the Ayushmann Khurrana starrer after various Brahmin organisations protested outside theaters, raised slogans against the actors and the producer, and tore off film posters, the police had said.
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'Article 15 should be shown in our schools'
Jai Mehta wrote on Twitter, "#Article15 is a nuanced, poised piece of cinema that should be shown in our schools! Such an important film. Hats off to you sir @anubhavsinha. Your film and you are an inspiration. I urge everybody to drop everything and go watch ARTICLE 15 right away! A big shout-out to the cast of #Article15 you guys were perfect! I’m unable to explain how much I enjoyed watching you’ll portray these characters. @ayushmannk @Mdzeeshanayyub @sayanigupta #KumudMishra #AshishVerma #ManojPahwa"
'Anubhav Sinha highlights entrenched abusive practices in India'
Human Rights Watch's South Asia director Meenakshi Ganguly shared on Twitter, "Instead of trying to block film #Article15, why not pledge to uphold the Constitution, end discrimination? Director @anubhavsinha highlights entrenched abusive practices in India. Hope it inspires police to reform, support each other in resisting pressure"
Onir supports Article 15
"These state governments should be ashamed that they nurture a society where a film that portrays the ugly truth about US cannot be screened. UNACCEPTABLE, #supportArticle15 @anubhavsinh," Onir said via Twitter.
Article 15: Audience verdict
Article 15 is on a roll
Film distributor and trade analyst Raj Bansal posted on Twitter, "Congratulations @ayushmannk your new release #Article15 is being highly appreciated & is doing good business at Box Office."