The Sky Is Pink, featuring Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar, opened low in the box office in spite of positive reactions from pundits. As per a report on Box Office India, the film collected around Rs 2.50 crore on the first day of release.
Priyanka Chopra-Farhan Akhtar’s The Sky Is Pink box office collection day 1
The low-key drama shows up nine days after the arrival of the action blockbuster War, which has broken various box office records. It conveyed the highest opening for a Bollywood film with day one collections of Rs 51.6 crore and has just crossed the Rs 200 crore mark locally. The Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff-starrer purportedly collected around Rs 6.50 cr on its subsequent Friday.
Earlier, film trade analyst Girish Johar had told about The Sky is Pink, “It is an upmarket film, a human drama for limited audience. It will release only in big cities and metros and will possibly open at around Rs 3 – 4 crore. There is some buzz due to Priyanka and Farhan. The performance of the film will largely rely on word of mouth during the second half and the following weekend. Its not a 100 crore film. It should not be a benchmark for appreciation of a film.”
The Sky is Pink had gotten standing applause at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it debuted and has been commended by a few Bollywood superstars. Priyanka likewise showed up on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to advance the film. The Sky is Pink has turned into the primary Hindi film to be advanced on the US TV appear.
The film depends on the life of Aisha Chaudhary, who turned into an inspirational orator subsequent to being determined to have an insusceptible lack request at 13 years old. It also reveals insight into the romantic tale of her parents. It has been directed by Shonali Bose and stars Zaira Wasim as Aisha and Rohit Saraf as her onscreen brother.