Ajay Devgn, Kajol and Saif Ali Khan starrer Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior released on 10 January is now tax-free in Maharashtra as well. The film has been in the news since its release for one reason or another. A major reason for these discussions is also the box office collection of the film.
Speculations were rife for a long time that the Maharashtra government would relieve the film from entertainment tax, which turned true today. The film was declared tax-free in the BJP-ruled Haryana and Uttar Pradesh before Maharashtra. Devgn had thanked the heads of these states on social media.
As for the box-office collections of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, the film earned Rs 15.10 crore on the first day. Thereafter, the film grossed Rs 61.75 crore by the weekend. With this, the film had a total box office collection of Rs 118.91 crore in the first week. As for the total earnings of the film, Tanaji has earned Rs 183.34 crore.
According to film trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Tanhaji… has done business worth Rs 7.72 crore on Tuesday. Earlier, the film had earned Rs 10.06 crore on the first day of the second week, Rs 16.36 crore on Saturday, Rs 22.12 crore on Sunday and Rs 8.17 crore on Monday.
This way, Ajay’s film has done a total business of Rs 183.34 crore in 12 days. It is worth noting that in the very first week, this film had earned a bumper. The film made its place in the 100 crore club in just a few days.
Tanhaji… is based on the valour of Maratha warrior Tanaji Malusare. Devgn is seen in the lead role in the film. The film is directed by Om Raut. Saif is also the main character of Ali Khan and Kajol. Kajol plays Tanaji’s wife in the film.
Devgn has started shooting for SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus RRR. Alia Bhatt and southern superstars Junior NTR and Ram Charan will be seen in the film too. The film will feature international actors Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody and Olivia Morris as well. Ajay will shoot the film on a 25-day schedule in Hyderabad along with Junior NTR and Ram Charan.