Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is currently holding its own in the India box office. The movie, which opened into polarising testimonials, is performing well in the box office, and it has crossed the Rs 50 crore mark in India. Despite facing tough competition from Bollywood movies such as Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff’s War, and Priyanka Chopra’s The Sky Is Pink, the movie has lasted attention.
After a final week on a top and registering an assortment of Rs 3750 crore, the movie struck the Rs 50 crore mark on the thirteenth day. According to Box Office India, the movie has raked in a total of Rs 50.65 crore.
Joker also registered the second greatest IMAX opening weekend of all time in India (Rs 4.41 crore), only supporting Avengers: Endgame. It’s made over $550 million globally.
The movie provides a fresh spin on the source story of Batman’s maniacal arch-enemy, painting a dark portrayal of a prospective stand-up comic descent into insanity. While Phoenix has received excellent reviews for his portrayal of the iconic Batman villain, the movie was facing flak amid fears it might trigger violence. It opened the floodgates for debate on subjects that range from mental health to gun control.
Aside from Phoenix, the film also includes Robert De Niro, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, along with Shea Whigham.
Additionally, it obtained an eight-minute standing ovation at its Venice Film Festival premiere. The movie, directed by Todd Phillips, published on October 2 in India.
Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar’s recently released movie The Sky Is Pink has been seeing a drop in box office sets because of its very first moment. Despite all of the hype, taking into consideration the movie marks Priyanka’s Bollywood comeback following a hiatus of three decades, and it’s Zaira Wasim’s final movie, Shonali Bose’s directorial venture hasn’t managed to perform well in the box office.