Love Aaj Kal: Imtiaz Ali directorial becomes Kartik Aaryan’s highest opener with Rs 12 crore

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Imtiaz Ali’s much-anticipated movie Love Aaj Kal got released on Valentine’s day i.e February 14. The movies stars Kartik Aaryan, Sara Ali Khan in the lead roles and Randeep Hooda and Arushi Sharma in pivotal roles. The movie has opened to mixed reviews from the audience and the critics alike. 

To tell you, despite not so good reviews, Love Aaj Kal has managed to earn Rs 12 crore on its opening day, making it Kartik Aaryan’s greatest opener after his last release Pati Patni Aur Woh with Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Panday that collected around Rs 9 crore on the very first day.

Talking about the movie, Kartik is playing a double role in Love Aaj Kal as Veer (from 2020) and Raghu (from 1990). Sara Ali Khan plays the role of Veer’s girlfriend, Zoe, while Arushi plays Raghu’s childhood love interest Leena in the film.

Trade analyst Girish Johar in an interview with Hindustan Times said, “It is an Imtiaz Ali film which focuses on modern relationships. As the film got released on Valentine’s day, it increased the business around 15-20 % as the youth love to enjoy such days and going for a movie is on the highest priority on their rundown. It will have a joined impact on the collections as the film is based on the youth and has been promoted very well,”

For the unversed, the movie is a sequel to 2009 Love Aaj Kal directed by Imtiaz Ali and featuring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles.

Published by Lokendra Sharma on 15 Feb 2020

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