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Best complement I got for 'Akira' was from Papa: Sonakshi Sinha

Updated: Sep 08, 2016 11:11 IST

Mumbai [India], Sept. 8 (ANI): Sonakshi Sinha's recently released film 'Akira' has garnered a huge appreciation nation-wide, with daddy Shatrughan Sinha calling her to be "a worthy daughter of a worthy father."

When the 'Dabangg' actress was asked about the best compliment received, she said, "I got the best complement (for Akira) from Papa. He said that he has also not done such a hard work in any of his films like I did for Akira."

The 70-year-old actor, during a special screening of the A.R. Murugadoss-flick last week, said, " I am not saying this as a father; rather I am stating it as an experienced and legendary actor, who has done more than 250 films that even I did not dedicate so much into action, as Sonakshi did in this film."

Further speaking about the complements showered on her, Sonakshi said, "I have got good complements (for Akira). In fact, audience gave a great response. People are saying that they are enrolling their daughters in self defense and karate classes. These are the complements, which mean a lot and I am happy about that."

According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh's tweet, 'Akira' made a business of Rs. 22.45 crore till Tuesday.

"#Akira Fri 5.15 cr, Sat 5.30 cr, Sun 6.20 cr, Mon 3.40 cr, Tue 2.40 cr. Total: 22.45 cr. India biz," he tweeted.

Speaking about the box-office collection, the 29-year-old actress said, "I am happy and content with whatever ' Akira' has achieved or will be achieving."

This movie also stars Konkona Sen Sharma, Anurag Kashyap, Amit Sadh, Atul Kulkarni and others. (ANI)