Filmmaker Karan Johar's latest directorial venture, 'Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani,' has been making waves in the Bollywood industry since its release, capturing hearts and dominating the box office. The romantic drama, starring the dynamic duo of Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in the titular roles, has managed to earn over ₹70 crore at the domestic box office within its opening week.
Dharma also took to their Instagram handle and shared the estimates as the first-week collection of the film grosses to 73.33 Crore. The film has struck a chord with both critics and audiences, with its global box office collection crossing ₹100 crore within a short span. The film's commercial success can be attributed to its ability to resonate with modern audiences while beautifully capturing the essence of classic love stories. Karan Johar, the master storyteller, skillfully brought something fresh and new to the tale, making it a love story benchmark for contemporary cinema.ALSO READ: "I felt that I would need an IV drip was near collapse" - Karan Johar prior to 'RRKPK' release
At a success press conference, Karan Johar expressed his inspiration for the film's romantic sequences, drawing from the iconic love stories of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The filmmakers successfully captured the essence of timeless romance while infusing it with a modern and relatable tone, resonating with audiences across generations.
The heart of the story lies in the emotional journey of Rocky and Rani, as they face the challenge of convincing their families to accept their love. The couple's decision to switch and live with each other's families adds an endearing touch of humor and warmth to the narrative. Amidst the family drama and cultural clashes, the film delves into the profound theme of love's ability to transcend all barriers.ALSO READ: 'Koffee With Karan 8' first guests promo: Ranveer & Deepika arrive in all-black set to create a stir