After creating much buzz over the internet Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar's starring Saand Ki Aankh started at a total of Rs.5 crores last evening. Releasing alongside Akshay Kumar's much larger film Housefull 4, Saand Ki Aankh did remarkably well and even game Akshay's comedy film a lot of trouble. The latter earning only a measly Rs. 19.8 crores
Based on the real-life events of Chandro Tomar and Prakashi Tomar the film follows the story of two elderly women who start learning shooting at the age of 60. Since the real-life events have a history in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan the two states have made the film tax free. This made it anticipated to give the film a boom in its earnings. The film is also expected to do well on Sunday when Diwali comes.
While the film faced some criticism for starring young actresses instead of older ones the newly released film has found its place in the hearts of many who watched it. Not only its fans the film has also praised by the critics.
Only the upcoming days will reveal the film's true fate.