Samrat Prithviraj: Epic Or Flopbuster?
Today Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chillar starrer Samrat Prithviraj released in the theatres. A huge number of people have reached the cinema halls to watch the Chandraprakash Dwivedi directorial. Produced by Yash Raj Films, Samrat Prithviraj is a historical action drama film.
Samrat Prithviraj has been in the limelight for various reasons in the last couple of weeks. The casting of Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chillar as the Rajput king and princess Sanyogita is the top reason. Samrat Prithviraj also marks the debut of Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar in Bollywood.
According to the Samrat Prithviraj Live Updates, the film has mixed reactions from the audience. The audience has different responses ranging from epic, fabulous screen presence to flopbuster, mere disasters. Some said that Akshay Kumar didn’t fit the role to play Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan; some lauded the historical accuracy and the story. Overall, Samrat Prithviraj review came out to be mixed.
Right after Samrat Prithviraj release, fans took to Twitter and praised Akshay Kumar’s role. In the period drama, Akshay essays the part of the legendary warrior who fought courageously against Muhammad of Ghor. Manushi Chillar plays King Prithviraj Chauhan’s beloved, Sanyogita.
Recently, Akshay Kumar arranged a special screening for Amit Shah, Union Home Minister, ahead of the Samrat Prithviraj release date. Amit Shah loved the Samrat Prithviraj storyline and applauded the film.
Akshay and Manushi Chillar in Lucknow held a special screening of the film for Yogi Adityanath, CM, UP, who after watching the film declared it tax-free in the state. Soon after the UP CM’s announcement, Samrat Prithviraj was also declared tax-free in Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Akshay’s Appeal To The Audience
A couple of hours ago, Akshay Kumar took to his social media handle and released a statement requesting the fans not to give out spoilers after watching the film. The actor said that it took four years to make Samrat Prithviraj plot, a historical drama based on actual events and the life of Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan.
The actor said that many facets of the great ruler are not known. And for that purpose, the entire team of Samrat Prithviraj has urged the audience not to give out spoilers and not to kill the surprise element.
Akshay Kumar returns to the big screen with the release of Yash Raj Production, Samrat Prithviraj, which Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi has directed. Bookings for the film opened 5 days before the release. However, the response hasn’t been great in terms of tickets.
The advances suggest a single-digit start, but we have seen it with Akshay Kumar films in the past when spot bookings have been good, taking the movie in the double-digit range. Samrat Prithviraj box office prediction is to start anywhere in Rs 10 to 12 crore, expecting a good response in the spot bookings.