The reopening of cinemas in Kashmir has created a buzz in the film industry, and the latest talk of the town is Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer.” This Hollywood masterpiece has taken the region by storm, becoming the biggest Hollywood opener at Inox Srinagar. The cinema’s owner, Vikas Dhar, revealed that the response to the film has been unprecedented, with house full shows for three consecutive days, a first in their history.
With a dedicated fan base in Kashmir, Nolan and actor Cillian Murphy’s film has captured the hearts of audiences, showcasing the region’s international taste in cinema. The movie has sparked immense enthusiasm among moviegoers, with numerous enquiries flooding in weeks before its release. While the film’s English version enjoys four daily screenings, the dubbed Hindi version is also drawing considerable attention.
As “Oppenheimer” continues to create ripples at the box office, it has amassed nearly Rs. 30 crores in India within just two days of its release. The film’s exceptional performance has even raised speculations that it might have an outside chance of crossing the collections of the highly-awaited Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Pathaan” in Inox Srinagar.
Despite the phenomenal success of “Oppenheimer,” Vikas Dhar acknowledges the unparalleled fan following of Shah Rukh Khan in the region. The owner of Inox Srinagar expressed that while the response to “Oppenheimer” has been remarkable, the anticipation for Shah Rukh Khan’s next film, “Jawan,” is already building up.
As the film industry witnesses the resurgence of cinema in Kashmir, “Oppenheimer” stands as a testament to the enduring love for quality storytelling and masterful filmmaking, captivating audiences and hinting at a promising future for the region’s cinema landscape. With the film’s impressive box office collections, it’s a thrilling ride for movie enthusiasts, and “Oppenheimer” is undoubtedly a film to watch out for!