Despite mixed reviews, Kartik-Sara's 'Love Aaj Kal' rakes in Rs 12.40 cr on opening
The film is the biggest opener of Kartik's career.
The two young actors headline director Imtiaz Ali's modern take on his 2009 original, which starred Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone.
The film, which also features newcomer Arushi Sharma and actor Randeep Hooda, released countrywide on Valentine's Day to mixed reviews from the critics.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh noted on Twitter that the film is the biggest opener of Kartik's career.
"#KartikAaryan versus #KartikAaryan... Day 1 biz... 2020: #LoveAajKal ? 12.40 cr 2019: #PatiPatniAurWoh Rs 9.10 cr 2019: #LukaChuppi Rs 8.01 cr 2015: #PyaarKaPunchnama2 Rs 6.80 cr 2018: #SonuKeTituKiSweety Rs 6.42 cr 2011: #PyaarKaPunchnama Rs 92 lakhs #India biz," he posted.
#LoveAajKal packs a solid total on Day 1... Got a boost due to #ValentinesDay2020... Metros excellent, contribute t… https://t.co/VLQTTBcSi4— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) 1581741246000
'Love Aaj Kal' is also the second biggest opener of Bollywood in 2020 after Ajay Devgn's 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Hero', which earned Rs 15.10 crore on its day one.