Sara Ali Khan’s Bollywood launchpad `Kedarnath’, released yesterday, said to be registered mild performance on the opening day, with mixed reviews at Box Office. She romanced with Sushant Singh Rajput in this film.
The day one collection of Kedarnath stands at Rs 7. 25 crores. The film, which is set in the backdrop of the devastating 2013 Uttarakhand flood, is essentially to be a potent combination of love and religion, passion and spirituality. This makes with a love story of a Hindu girl and a Muslim boy.
The Abhishek Kapoor’s directorial faced a ban in the state of Uttarkhand, which seems to have affected its performance at the Box Office. However, the makers are expecting to pick up the trend during the weekend, especially in Delhi-NCR and in the multiplexes of big cities in UP.
The film’s female lead, Sara has received a wide applause for her performance in the film and that’s something which can attract more audience to the theatre.
The floods that took the lives of over thousands of people have acted as a powerful backdrop for this epic love story. In the film, Sushant plays the character of Masood, a pithoo, who carries the pilgrims uphill to the temple. Sara essays the role of Mandakini, a free-spirited daughter of a staunch Hindu father. The two falls in love with each other but the tragedy, combined with the religion and class differences, make it difficult for the lovers to be together.