Saif Ali Khan and Vikram Vedha are all set for their film Vikram Vedha. Vikram Vedha is a remake of R Madhavan’s Tamil film which became a huge blockbuster. The film hit the screen today but as per some reports, the film might not witness a huge opening day.
According to a source, Vikram Vedha registered low advance booking despite a promising trailer. The film has created a lot of curiosity with its impressive star cast, but it might not lead to a buzzing cash register. The report further added, “Until September 29 evening, Vikram Vedha had earned a little over R 2 crore in advance booking for its Day 1.”
Meanwhile, Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan’s is minting money and has earned more than Rs 12 crore in advance booking. Not just this, Vikram Vedha's advance booking is lower than the opening day collection of Shamshera, which was Rs 2.5 crore and Laal Singh Chaddha, which grossed Rs 2.8 crore on Day 1.
Vikram Vedha is based on the story of the folklore Vikram and Betaal. Here Vikram is played by Saif an Honest officer and Hrithik a Vedha. Saif motive is to catch Vedha and in the folk tale, Vikram ventures into the deep dark forest to retract Betaal, a looming soul attached to a tree, to present him in front of a saint and help his kingdom.
Vikram Vedha stars Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan. The film also stars Radhika Apte, Rohit Saraf, Yogita Bihani, and Sharib Hashmi. Directed by Pushkar-Gayatri, Vikram Vedha is the Hindi remake of their 2017 Tamil film of the same name. It is a remake, the original film which starred R Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi was a massive hit. Filmmaker duo Pushkar and Gayatri, who directed the original too.