Irrfan Khan starrer Madaari grossed Rs 4.45 crore worldwide on its opening day, according to its makers.
The film collected Rs 3.25 crore in India and Rs 1.2 crore overseas, said a statement from the representative of the movie.
The thriller, which sees Irrfan and director Nishikant Kamat team up again after the award winning Mumbai Meri Jaan, has been lauded by the film fraternity too.
While the film is about taking a stand and shouldering responsibility, it also showcases the bond between a father and son.
Madaari also stars Jimmy Sheirgill, Vishesh Bansal, Tushar Dalvi, Nitish Pandey and Ayesha Raza.