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Aanand L Rai on Atrangi Re’s record-breaking opening weekend: It feels like a complete win

"Atrangi Re is a labour of our love," says the filmmaker.

  • Sunidhi Prajapat

Last Updated: 12.26 PM, Dec 31, 2021

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Aanand L Rai on Atrangi Re’s record-breaking opening weekend: It feels like a complete win
Atrangi Re - Sara Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar, Dhanush.

Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush starrer Atrangi Re had an opening to a record-breaking first day. The comedy-drama film, which also starred Akshay Kumar in the extended cameo role, has become the most-watched movie on opening weekend on Disney+ Hotstar.

Talking about the same, Gaurav Banerjee, Head, Content Disney+ Hotstar India mentioned in a recent statement that showing a variety of content on the platform is the main motive of the OTT giant. He also said that Atrangi Re is one of its kind of love stories and fit perfectly on their roster. “We are thrilled to hear that the viewers are enjoying the film and that the film is raking in the views,” he added.

Aanand L Rai, the director of the film, also spoke about the successful weekend of Atrangi Re and said in a statement that the team is grateful for the love that the film and performers have received. He also felt happy for the music and the plot of the movie that are being widely appreciated around the country. “Atrangi Re is a labour of our love and when something you have worked so hard for, sparks such a strong emotion in your audience, it feels like a complete win,” he added.

Meanwhile, the producer, Bhushan Kumar mentioned that the Atrangi Re team is pleased to hear that the movie is breaking records on Disney+ Hotstar and that the audience is enjoying what we have put together for them.

Along with Kumar, the film has also been bankrolled by Rai under Colour Yellow production and Akshay under the banner of Cape Of Good Films. Written by Himanshu Sharma, the movie also features Seema Biswas, Ashish Verma, Dimple Hayathi in significant roles. Atrangi Re is available to stream on Disney+ Hotstar.

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