Ajay Devgn and Tabu starrer much-hyped romantic comedy De De Pyaar De fared well on Saturday's collections at the box office. The romantic-comedy movie minted Rs 6.19 crore yesterday. The film hit the screen on May 16 and earned Rs 10.41 crore on its opening day. So far, De De Pyaar De has collected Rs 44.73 crore at the box-offoce.
The quirky romantic comedy, which released in over 3100 screens across India, has received praise from movie critics. Taran Adarsh has given De De Pyaar De '4 stars' and tweetet, "Entertains big time... Smart writing, plenty of laugh-aloud moments, strong emotions, top notch acts [Ajay, Tabu, Rakul Preet]."
Announcing the latest De De Pyaat De Box Office Collection, Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#DeDePyaarDe puts up a strong total on Mon... Plexes [Mumbai, Delhi-NCR] are driving the biz... Needs to maintain the pace on weekdays to cover lost ground... Fri 10.41 cr [incl Thu previews], Sat 13.39 cr, Sun 14.74 cr, Mon 6.19 cr. Total: ₹ 44.73 cr. India biz. #DDPD".
De De Pyaar De is written by Luv Ranjan, who has also directed popular comedy films like Titu Ki Sweety and Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2. The Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has granted the film U/A certificate.
De De Pyar De was been embroiled in several controversies, since the launch of its trailer. Firstly, actor Alok Nath's role as a judge in the film on #MeToo . This is because, Alok Nath had been named in the #MeToo movement and had been accused of sexual harassment by several actresses, and of rape by television actress Vinta Nanda. Nath had denied the accusations.
De De Pyaar De revolves around, a middle-aged divorcee (Ajay Devgn) who decides to marry a girl half his age, played by Rakul Preet Singh and how this relationship creates chaos in his life and affects his relationship with his ex-wife (Tabu).