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'Tanhaji' enters Rs 200 cr-club, becomes Ajay Devgn's highest-grossing film

The movie earned another title of the 'first non-holiday success story of 2020'.

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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2020, 06.41 PM IST
Ajay Devgn and Kajol took to social media to celebrate the news
Ajay Devgn and Kajol took to social media to celebrate the news.
MUMBAI: Ajay Devgn's "Tanhaji: The Unsung Hero" has become the first film of 2020 to cross Rs 200 crore mark at the box office, the makers announced on Saturday. In a statement, the makers said "Tanhaji" earned Rs 5.38 crore on Friday that took its collection to a total of Rs 202.83 crore.

Ajay took to Twitter to express gratitude to the fans for making his 100th release a "blockbuster hit".

Kajol also celebrated the film's feat in a post on Instagram.

Film critic and analyst Taran Adarsh also took to confirm the news. He said that 'Tanhaji' success was despite despite reduction of shows. It also became Devgn’s highest grossing film.

In another tweet, he has mentioned that the movie became the first 'non-holiday success story of 2020'.

The Om Raut-directed period action drama, based on the life of Tanaji Malusare, the military leader of Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's army, opened countrywide on January 10.

Tanhaji, portrayed by Ajay in the film, played an instrumental role in taking back the strategic hill fortress of Kondhana from the Mughal empire.

The movie also features Saif Ali Khan as Udaybhan Singh Rathore, Kajol as Savitribai Malusare and Sharad Kelkar as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

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