Touted as India’s first underwater film The Ghazi Attack is bringing good news for the makers with each passing day. The film which saw a slow start on the first day at the Box Office picked up the pace in the following days, said media reports. Since its release on 17 February, the film has earned over Rs 17 crore till now. These are the cumulative collections of Hindi, Tamil and Telugu versions of the film.

In a statement released to the press the film’s actor Rana Daggubati said,  The reception of the film in multiple languages in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu has been extremely overwhelming. In my seven years as an actor, I haven’t seen any film that I have been a part of or cinema in general that has been given accolades like this. It has also become a very important film for everybody here, for the country itself.

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Another actor of the film, Atul Kulkarni said: It’s extremely heartening that the numbers that are turning into the theatres to see ‘The Ghazi Attack’. It’s really overwhelming. What is more overwhelming is the intensity of the response of the audience.

Kay Kay Menon, who has been hugely appreciated for his role, said: I am extremely thrilled with the response. It has till now done great business. We are very thankful for the audience.

The film released along with Running Shaadi and Irada in the theatres. Despite the clash, The Ghazi Attack performed well at the theatres. The film chronicled the lesser known story of the mysterious sinking of PNS Ghazi during the 1971 Indo-Pak war.