Box Office: Irrfan, Radhika Madan and Kareena Kapoor Khan starrer 'Angrezi Medium' emerges a winner on day 1 despite coronavirus scare


Angrezi Medium, revolves around a father-daughter relationship, played out by Irrfan and Radhika Madan. The film also features Deepak Dobriyal, Dimple Kapadia, Ranvir Shorey and Kareena Kapoor Khan.

The film released on March 13 and on the first day at the box office, the film collected Rs 4.03 crore. Nonetheless, the film fared decently despite coronavirus scare and the business has been severely affected due to closure of cinema halls in several states. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the numbers:

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Meanwhile, the makers of Angrezi Medium will be re-releasing the film in Kerala, Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir -- regions where cinema halls will remain shut till March 31 due to the coronavirus outbreak. On Thursday, it was announced that cinema halls and schools will be shut in several regions as an effort to prevent the highly-contagious virus from spreading. While the Akshay Kumar-starrer Sooryavanshi was immediately postponed, the makers of Angrezi Medium went ahead with the release on March 13 despite not being able to play the film in Delhi theatres.

AngrezI Medium has been directed by Homi Adajania and presented by Jio studios and Prem Vijan.

(Source: Twitter/with inputs from IANS)