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64 6.4 10
Total Votes: 31
Release Date 12 August, 2011
Starring, , ,
Budget ₹53 crores
Box Office India ₹42 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹65 crores
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Aarakshan is an inspiring movie which is based on the current situation in India. The story is regarding the seats which are reserved for students of backward castes for their betterment. Through this film, the makers have spread a good message to the public.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹4.47 crores
Saturday₹6.03 crores
Sunday₹7.37 crores
First Weekend₹17.88 crores
Monday₹3.3 crores
Tuesday₹2.6 crores
First Week₹28.48 crores
Second Week₹8.82 crores
Third Week₹3.95 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹42 crores
Worldwide Gross₹65 crores
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Inflation Adjusted Earning

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True Adj Domestic Net ₹118.02 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹182.65 (
) crores

Fun Facts & Triva

  • This movie was completed before time. It was shot in just 3 months.
  • Saif Ali Khan's role was first offered to Ajay Devgan.
  • Katrina Kaif was the first choice. Later, Deepika got the role.
  • Prakash Jha wanted to make this film 7 years ago.
  • This is Deepika's first film with Amitabh Bachchan.

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