Avadhot Gupta's new directorial Marathi venture Kanha hit the theaters on August 26, 2016. The film upon its theatrical release received highly positive reviews from audiences and critics, and by the end of the first weekend, it has made it big at the Indian box-office.

A slow yet steady start

The movie garnered more than 84 lakhs on the first day, and the second and third day witnessed a rise in collections, as it earned Rs. 1.04 and 1.40 Crores respectively.

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Official reports claimed it had grossed Rs 3.25 crore at the fall of the opening weekend.

Trade experts believe that this new picture will also emerge as a huge success like Sairat which broke many collection records. Spectators are now waiting to know whether the film will enter the elite 50 Crore club. It should be noted that Sairat has collected 90 crores from the Indian screens. Even though the craze is quite less for Kanha, this film will also evolve as a profitable venture for the producers.

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A socially relevant theme

One of the major factors which attract more and more people towards this flick is its socially significant story line. The film showcased an interesting tale in the backdrop of Dahi Handi festival, and the politics surrounding it.

People in Maharashtra audiences are easily able to connect the incidents in the movie to their real life, and it has played a crucial role in determining the success of it in theaters. It is now getting huge positive word of mouth, and if it continues like this flick will turn out to be a big blockbuster.

A stellar star cast

Kanha is blessed with the presence of some impeccable performers which include Vaibhav Tatwadi, Gashmeer Mahajani, and Gauri Nalawade. All these actors have done their respective roles with finesse, and it is sheer treat to watch their performance onscreen.

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Let us wait for some more days to know the final verdict of Kanha. Stay tuned for more exclusive updates.

The Marathi movie industry is considerably modest than the Hindi language based, it is made tax-free in Maharashtra, and is experiencing good growth in recent years.

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