‘Kedarnath’ garners Rs 7.25 cr on opening day

Mumbai: Actress Sara Ali Khan’s maiden film “Kedarnath” has garnered Rs 7.25 crore on its opening day, according to its makers.

The Abhishek Kapoor directorial, which also features Sushant Singh Rajput, released on Friday.

“‘Kedarnath’ has opened on a positive note. The film has gone ahead to garner Rs 7.25 crore at the box office on day 1,” read a statement issued on behalf of the makers.

Sara’s performance has been lauded by the audience and critics alike.

According to a film trade analyst, “Kedarnath” has taken a “healthy start”.

“Business picked up during the course of the day (Friday). Saturday and Sunday business (is) crucial,” he tweeted.

The film, produced by Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP and Abhishek Kapoor’s Guy In the Sky Pictures, tells the love story of a ‘pithoo’ and a pilgrim amidst the wrath of nature as the holy place drowns in flood. However, love rises above all.

It is set in the backdrop of the flash floods that wrecked the temple town in June 2013.