Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Thackarey, released this Friday, has since been at the receiving end of fair applaudlse from several corners. In the film, versatile actor Nawazuddin, plays the titular role of Indian politician and world’s renowned cartoonist Bal Thackeray.
With good reviews and decent word-of-mouth, the film has managed to leave a mark on the box-office, emerged a hit with Rs. 29 crore nett (Hindi ( Marathi) in six days.
On account of a modest budget of Rs. 30 crores (including P&A), and having released only on 1300 screens, which further curtailed it’s landing costs, Thackeray has entered the profit zone for its makers.