After a gap of five years, Sridevi is back to the silver screen with the revenge thriller Mom. The film, which hit the screens on Friday, has opened to exceptional response from critics and fans. The lead actors- Sridevi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui were highly praised for their stellar performances. As per initial trade reports, Mom witnessed 25 per cent occupancy and raked in Rs 3.10 crore on the first day.
It must be noted that Sridevi’s English Vinglish, which released in 2012, had collected Rs 2.5 crore on its opening day. However, due to positive word of mouth, the film went on to nett Rs 40 crore worldwide. Released in over 1350 screens in India and 456 screens in overseas, Mom is expected to earn more moolah during the weekend.
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Total: 1806 screens
Mom is the story of Devki (Sridevi), who has a seemingly perfect family, with a loving husband and two daughters. However, all is not well between her and her elder daughter Arya, and an unfortunate incident further drives a wedge between them. It comes to a point where she has to make a choice between what is wrong and very wrong.
Produced by Boney Kapoor, Mom has music by Academy Award-winning composer AR Rahman. Directed by Ravi Udyawar, Mom also stars Adnan Siddiqui, Sajal Ali and Akshaye Khanna in pivotal roles.