2016 has been a troubled year for Bollywood. Many good films got leaked online and the contentious acts of censor board became publicly naked. This all howled a loud message: our art is in trouble.
Though caught in the maelstrom of controversies, Bollywood still shined with some blockbusters like ‘Sultan’, ‘Pink’, ‘Udta Punjab’ and ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’. Needless to say, there are very good films lined up for next three months.
Lately but thankfully, Hindi cinema has suddenly inclined itself towards real stories and in which biopics are a huge part as they instantly form an emotional connect with the audience. This year, Dhoni’s biopic, ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ is one of the most commercially successful films of 2016 and has grossed over 129.50 crores till now.
The movie has enjoyed three successful weeks at the box office. It’s third-week collection is:
Monday – 63 lakhs.
Tuesday – 61 lakhs.
Wednesday – 60 lakhs.
Thursday – 54 lakhs.
The credit for its remarkable run goes to Sushant Singh Rajput. His honest and effortless performance did justice to Dhoni’s life journey.