There were 3 significant Bollywood films – Anushka Sharma starrer Pari, Irrfan Khan starrer Paan Singh Tomar and Amitabh Bachchan starrer Nishabh, which were released on 3rd March 2021.
Let us check how the films fared at the box office :-
Based on the supernatural fairy tale, Pari was a daring act directed by Prosit Roy. Starring Anushka Sharma and Parambrata Chatterjee in the lead roles, Pari won good reviews but could do well at the box office owing to its dark theme, collecting Rs 22.80 crore against a budget of Rs 30 crore.
Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, Paan Singh Tomar tells the brave story of a soldier-turned-rebellious dacoit due to unforeseen circumstances. Brilliantly played by Irrfan Khan, who even won the National Award for Best Actor, Paan Singh Tomar was the surprise hit of 2012 minting Rs 14.61 crore against a budget of Rs 7 crore.
Based on the controversial novel, Lolita, Nishabd was an experimental cinema in which Vijay Anand (Amitabh Bachchan) falls for his daughter’s best friend, Jia (Jiah Khan). Directed by Ram Gopal Varma, Nishabd won mixed reviews but was praised for its performances. The erotic thriller could do well at the box office, collecting Rs 7.53 crore against a budget of Rs 8.50 crore.