Katrina Kaif’s latest cinematic venture, “Merry Christmas,” has captured the hearts of avid movie enthusiasts with its compelling narrative. On the fifth day since its release, this cinematic masterpiece, showcasing the on-screen chemistry between Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi for the first time, has triumphed at the box office, accumulating an impressive ₹1.15 crore across all languages, as reported by Media.
The Sriram Raghavan directorial has, to date, garnered a total of ₹12.53 crore, establishing itself as a force to be reckoned with in the film industry.
This cinematic gem, an adaptation of the French novel Le Monte-charge (Bird in a Cage), not only showcases the brilliant performances of the lead actors, but also features the talents of Radhika Apte, Sanjay Kapoor, and Aditi Govitrikar in pivotal roles. To ensure a broader reach, “Merry Christmas” is captivating audiences in theaters across three languages — Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.
Post the movie’s release, Vicky Kaushal, Katrina Kaif’s husband and a renowned actor himself, took to Instagram to express his admiration for his wife’s outstanding performance. In his heartfelt post, Vicky praised Katrina for seamlessly immersing herself in Sriram Sir’s masterful storytelling and portraying the complexities of the character ‘Maria’ with rawness, mystery, and magic. He commended her dance performance as her best work to date.
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Vicky Kaushal also showered accolades on Vijay Sethupathi, acknowledging his ability to infuse childlike innocence into his characters, bringing the character of Albert alive on the screen. Vicky’s note invited audiences to embark on a thrilling and fun ride in theaters, ensuring that “Merry Christmas” becomes the cinematic highlight of the season.
Despite facing tough competition from other major Pongal/Sankranti releases such as Captain Miller, Guntur Kaaram, and Hanu-Man, “Merry Christmas” stands tall as a testament to its gripping storyline and stellar performances. Audiences are urged to jingle all the way to the cinemas for an unforgettable experience. “Merry Christmas” is not just a movie; it’s a triumph that deserves to be celebrated on the big screen.