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Malaal Gets Lukewarm Response as Spider-Man Far From Home Opens Big

Tom Holland's 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' raked in 12.10 crore at the Indian box office on the first day of release. Meezaan Jaffery and Sharmin Segal's debut film 'Malaal,' however, failed to attract audiences.


Updated:July 5, 2019, 7:51 PM IST
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Malaal Gets Lukewarm Response as Spider-Man Far From Home Opens Big
July 5

The Indian box office numbers of Spider-Man: Far From Home are superlative, given two facts: limited number of screens and a Thursday opening. The film, prompted by positive reviews, has earned Rs 12.10 crore on its opening day in India.

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In another news, director Mangesh Hadawale's film Malaal, a love story between Shiva More (Meezaan Jaffery) and Astha Tripathi (Sharmin Segal), released in cinemas on Friday. Unfortunately, the film failed to attract audiences.

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The latest superhero offering from Hollywood, Spider-Man: Far From Home, has started its journey at the Indian box office in terrific style. With less than 2000 screens allotted to Tom Holland’s film, one thing is absolutely clear. There’s a great scope of increased number of screens from day two, especially when none of the other simultaneous releases have generated any hype.

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In her review of Malaal, News18's Priyanka Sinha Jhan wrote, "Mangesh Hadawale’s direction, unfortunately, lacks the finesse that we saw in his award-winning Marathi film Tingya. He makes the proceedings borderline clichés, never letting them explore their true potential."

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