The Kerala Story, starring Adah Sharma in the lead role and directed by Sudipto Sen, is turning out to be a box office hit amid the huge controversy it has sparked.
Film critic and Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh shared the financial figures related to the ticket sales of The Kerala Story, calling it ‘unbeatable’ and ‘unstoppable’. According to Adarsh, The Kerala Story has raked in Rs 68.85 crore at theatres since it was released on May 5.
#TheKeralaStory is UNBEATABLE and UNSTOPPABLE… Continues its DREAM RUN on weekdays… Fri 8.03 cr, Sat 11.22 cr, Sun 16.40 cr, Mon 10.07 cr, Tue 11.14 cr, Wed 12 cr. Total: ₹ 68.86 cr. #India biz. BLOCKBUSTER. #Boxoffice
Growth / Decline on *weekdays*…
⭐️ Mon: [growth] 25.40%… pic.twitter.com/vVkAocb4iY
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 11, 2023
The Kerala Story’, a film that claims to tell stories of women from Kerala who were converted to Islam and radicalised into joining the terror group ISIS. Several states have witnessed protests after the film’s release and West Bengal has banned the movie.
However, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have made the film tax-free on the ground that it has a story to tell that needs to be highlighted.