Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter, " #Kedarnath gathers momentum on Day 2.
Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan-starrer Kedarnath scored a sizeable collection at the box office on its opening day. On its first day at the box office, Kedarnath earned Rs 7.25 crore despite mixed reviews from the critics. While the latter's film Dhadak proved to be a hit at the box office, it is now time to see how Sara's movie Kedarnath will perform at the box office. Fri Rs 7.25 cr.
The movie, that marks Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara Ali Khan's debut in the Hindi film fraternity, released Friday. The magistrates said the protesters might disrupt peace if the movie was screened in theatres.
"I plead with the Uttarakhand government to please lift the ban on my film "Kedarnath".
The ban has been imposed by the district magistrates of Uttarakhand in order to protect the law and order of the state. Priests from the shrine-town were protesting against the film, saying that it is a case of "love-jihad", as the two lead characters are Hindu and Muslim, who fall in love.
Kedarnath, which also stars Sushant Singh Rajput, is a love story that is set against the 2013 devastating floods that nearly eradicated the shrine-town.
Produced by Ronnie Screwvala's RSVP and Abhishek Kapoor's Guy In the Sky Pictures, Kedarnath is directed by Abhishek Kapoor.