Directed by Christopher Nolan Oppenheimer stars Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr. and supporting cast members Emily Blunt and Matt Damon.
Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated film, Oppenheimer has created a sensation in Indian cinemas. According to industry trackers, the film earned a splendid collection of around 13-14 crores on its opening day in India. Starring Cillian Murphy as theoretical physicist J. On the fateful day of July 21st, the cinematic masterpiece ‘The Enigma of Robert Oppenheimer’ made its grand debut, captivating audiences with its gripping narrative and stellar performances.
The clash between Oppenheimer and Greta Gerwigs Barbie” had generated a lot of excitement among the audience. On its opening day, “Oppenheimer” outperformed “Barbie” by a significant margin. While “Barbie” managed to collect 5-5.50 crores, “Oppenheimer” claimed to have the biggest opening for a Hollywood film in India, surpassing even Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,” which earned 12.50 crores on its opening day. Additionally, “Oppenheimer” also surpassed Vin Diesel’s “Fast X,” which had made 12.50 crores on May 19 in India.
The film’s success wasn’t just limited to the metropolitan areas; received an overwhelming response from audiences in small towns across the country.
Critics also praised Cillian Murphy outstanding portrayal of J. Robert Oppenheimer and lauded “Oppenheimer” as a Murphy show with several great actors playing significant roles. The Indian Express’s reviewer, Shalini Langer, awarded the film 4.5 stars. A part of her review reads, It’s almost entirely Murphy show, with many great actors playing important roles. Nolan puts his time and effort into executing his mission, and Florence Pugh shines in her small role.
Oppenheimer commemorates the historical events of World War II when Lieutenant General Leslie Groves Jr. appointed Oppenheimer to lead the Top Secret Manhattan Project. Together with a team of dedicated scientists, Oppenheimer spent several years designing and building the world’s first atomic bomb.
His efforts culminated on July 16, 1945, when he witnessed the world’s first atomic explosion that forever changed the course of history. In addition to Cillian Murphy, the film boasts an impressive cast, including key roles from Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt and Matt Damon.