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Satyameva Jayate box office collection Day 1: John Abraham film earns Rs 20.52 crore

Satyameva Jayate box office collection Day 1: The action-drama starring John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee has earned Rs 20.52 crore on its opening day.

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Satyameva Jayate box office collection Day 1: Despite mixed reviews, this John Abraham film has earned Rs 20.52 crore on opening day.

John Abraham starrer Satyameva Jayate, which released on Independence Day, has done tremendously well on its opening day. Also starring Manoj Bajpayee, Satyameva Jayate has earned Rs. 20.52 crore on its opening day. Despite its clash with Akshay Kumar starrer Gold, Satyameva Jayate has managed to do well for itself. Taran Adarsh tweeted, “#SatyamevaJayate springs a BIG SURPRISE… Plexes are good, but single screens are ROCKING… Wed ₹ 20.52 cr. India biz.”

Satyameva Jayate has not been received favourably by critics. The Indian Express’ film critic Shubhra Gupta gave it a one-and-a-half star rating and wrote, “The film takes its objective very seriously indeed. We are shown stacks of wood, kerosene cans and matchsticks, and burning human flesh, over and over and over again. And again, just in case we’d forgotten. There was a time, in the 70s and 80s, when B grade cinema embraced this theme—weeding out corruption with extreme violence– with enthusiasm. Satyameva Jayate brings it all back, with all its dialogue-baazi, and relentless background music, piling one improbable, cliché-ridden sequence upon another.”

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Satyameva Jayate producer Nikkhil Advani said, “It’s been a highly emotional day for the entire team of SMJ watching the film with the audiences that it was made to reach out to. Milap’s conviction and outright confidence has paid huge dividends and as producers we are extremely gratified by the record breaking numbers that have appreciated the film as well as the reviews that understood the intention with which the story had been narrated.”

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Karan Johar on Satyameva Jayate

Karan Johar wrote on Twitter, "Huge congratulations to the team of #SatyamevaJayate for a thunderous start! Such a glorious day at the BO! @monishaadvani @madhubhojwani @nikkhiladvani @TSeries @zmilap and the FORCEFUL @TheJohnAbraham 💪💪💪💪💪"

Milap Zaveri on Satyameva Jayate

Satyameva Jayate director Milap Zaveri posted on Twitter, "20.52 cr Day 1 for #SatyamevaJayate BIGGEST in HISTORY for @TheJohnAbraham @BajpayeeManoj @itsBhushanKumar @nikkhiladvani @monishaadvani @madhubhojwani @TSeries @EmmayEntertain @aishasharma25 and Me! And BIGGEST “A” certified opening in HISTORY! Thank you AUDIENCES!"

Bhushan Kumar on Satyameva Jayate

“It is a big day for the team of Satyameva Jayate. The film has opened to an extraordinaire number. Emmay and our association after Airlift gave us the confidence to make many more films with Nikkhil & team. SMJ has created history for our association. Milap has made a blockbuster and that's visible with the love and applause from the masses. These figures are the biggest of our joint association with Emmay and also a biggie for John and Manoj. We are extremely happy and thankful to the audience, the actors and the entire SMJ team,” Satyameva Jayate producer Bhushan Kumar said in a statement.

Satyameva Jayate has surpassed the expectations of all trade analysts by earning Rs 20.52 crore on its opening day. Despite its clash with Akshay Kumar starrer Gold, Satyameva Jayate has done quite well.