Rani Mukerji’s emotional drama Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway launched in theatres on Friday amid positive critiques. The film opened at ₹1.27 crore and is predicted to advantage of nice word of mouth at some stage in the weekend. It is inspired by an accurate tale of a mother who fought towards a rustic, to get her kids again.
Sharing the opening day collections, movie analyst Taran Adarsh shared, “Riding on glowing word of mouth, #MrsChatterjeeVsNorway picked up momentum as Day 1 progressed… Fri ₹ 1.27 cr [535 screens]… Biz on Sat and Sun crucial, needs to grow multifold/jump for a healthy weekend total.”
Directed by Ashima Chibber, Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway, the movie stars Rani as Mrs Chatterjee, whose one-yr-vintage and three-year-old children are taken away by the Norway authorities over grounds of forget about. The movie revolves round how she takes on the Norway government single-handedly to get returned to her youngsters.
On the day of the movie’s release, the Norwegian Ambassador to India, Hans Jacob Frydenlund said in an op-ed that the film incorrectly depicts the country’s (Norway’s) belief in family life. The Norwegian envoy said the film has “factual inaccuracies” and the story is a “fictional representation of the case.”
Soon after, Sagarika Chakraborty refuted his claims in a video shared by Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway manufacturer Nikkhil Advani. She said in the video, “He spoke about my case while not having any decency to invite me. He should take this as a possibility to sensitize Norwegian caseworkers approximately cultural prejudice. Even 10 years when I have single-handedly brought up my children so nicely in full view of the arena.” She also delivered, “The Norwegian Government continues to unfold lies in opposition to me. Till nowadays, they’ve no longer apologized for the racism of their caseworkers. They destroyed my existence and my popularity and traumatized my children.”