Anubhav Sinha’s Thappad created a storm all across with its hard-hitting content and is winning all across with immense appreciation from the audiences, critics and industry peers alike. Thappad became the most talked-about film of the year and charted a long run at the theatres. The film collected a massive total of Rs 33.06 crores at the box office and continues to receive appreciation.
With a high potent dose of content that has been making waves and is pulling people to the theatres, the film is definitely a big success when it comes to ‘content being the king’. Thappad is helmed by Anubhav and backed by him and Bhushan Kumar, starring Taapsee Pannu and Pavail Gulati. This phenomenon of the new slow-burn box office effect of certain content films, which also carry mainstream cinema value, is being loved by the audience. The word of mouth makes it run strong and have a penetrated reach as it picks the collections on the way to big numbers - exactly how Thappad has cast its mark on the society as well as the box office.
The film hit the theatres on February 28 and its success speaks volumes where there is an evident shift that can be seen in the sensibilities of the audience.