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Ajay Devgn-Madhavan's Film Costs 114.30 Crores (And Counting)

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After a glorious first week, Vikas Bahl's Shaitaan continues to record a decline in ticket sales. On the 14th day, the horror thriller raked in Rs 2.50 crore at the domestic box office, according to a report by Sacnilk. NOW, ShaitaanThe total collection stands at 114.30 crores. The Vikas Bahl directorial, which opened to double digits at the ticket windows, is headlined by Ajay Devgn, Madhavan and Jyotika. Released March 8 Shaitaan is the Hindi remake of the 2023 Gujarati film Vash, directed by Krishnadev Yagnik. Apart from Ajay, Madhavan and Jyotika, the film features Janki Bodiwala and Anngad Raaj in key roles.

Shaitaan also marks the on-screen collaboration of R Madhavan and Jyotika after over 20 years. The two actors previously worked together in the 2001 Tamil film. Dumm Dumm Dumm. Speaking to the same, Madhavan and Jyotika expressed their excitement about working together. In a conversation with the Free Press Journal, Jyotika said, “Working with him (Madhavan) after all these years made me realize how much we have grown as actors. Back then, we played the quintessential film heroine, and today, when we are cast in such character-driven roles, it makes me realize how far we have come.

THE 3 idiots The star added: “Also, 20 years ago we both had a romance and Shaitaan, you will see her do everything to hurt me and kill me. So yes, we have indeed come a long way.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday, Jyotika shared a special thank you note for the creators of Shaitaan. THE Chandramukhi The star posted a reel, featuring some behind-the-scenes glimpses from the sets of Shaitaan. It also included a few clips of Jyotika with co-stars Ajay Devgn and R Madhavan. In the video, we also spotted Jyotika's husband and south superstar Suriya posing with everyone. Shaitaan team. Sharing the video, Jyotika wrote, “Some films are just destinations! But Shaitaan It was a journey… A journey of happiness, memories, creativity, talent and friends to last a lifetime. Thanks to Devgn Films, Panorama Studios and Jio Studios for taking me on this enriching journey. Congratulations to the whole team.

In NDTV magazine, film critic Saibal Chatterjee gave Shaitaan 1.5 stars out of 5 and he wrote: “In a hackneyed construct of good versus evil that is as artificial as it is convoluted, Shaitaan focuses on a happy family of four who come face to face with an evil modern-day wizard who works his dark magic on a young girl and makes her do his satanic bidding. The devil wants to put the fear of God in you. But there's nothing scarier here than the fluffy movie itself.

Shaitaan was jointly produced by Ajay Devgn, Jyoti Deshpande, Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak.

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