Directed by Shashank Khaitan and produced by Karan Johar under his Dharma Productions banner, the film’s team celebrated its success with the press. Previous to Dhadak, Shashank has directed two super hit films Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Karan, also took to Twitter to announce the box office success of the film. Apparently, the film has broken records for getting the best opening for a film that does not have any established star, its only closest competitor was Student of the Year that launched Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, and Sidharth Malhotra.
Dhadak was one of the most anticipated films of the year as it brought two new star kids from illustrious acting families. The reaction that Janhvi and Ishaan have received from the audience has been overwhelming and the two newcomers are elated with the adulation and appreciation coming their way. Ishaan and Janhvi’s acting have been appreciated in the film and with this film’s great run at the box office, the two have cemented their place in Bollywood.
The film has got mixed reviews from the people who have seen the original and comparisons are bound to be made. However, Karan said that Dhadak is a fan’s tribute to a great film that was Sairat and said that they have paid homage to the original with Dhadak.