Sanju, the most awaited biopic on Sanjay Dutt, starring Ranbir Kapoor directed by Rajkumar Hirani hit the screens on Friday (June 29). Sanju released in 4000 screens in India and more than 1300 screens in the Overeseas market. The film released in 5300+ screens worldwide which also happens to be the widest release for both Ranbir Kapoor and Rajkumar Hirani.
The film has been making a huge buzz ever since its announcement with Ranbir Kapoor playing the titular role. The first look posters, teaser and trailer piqued the curiosity quotient among the fans further who were eagerly awaiting to catch the film on screen. Ranbir Kapoor's performance and striking resemblance to Sanjay Dutt has wowed the critics, audience and the film fraternity as well. The film opened to positive reviews on Friday and got the biggest opening of 2018. Sanju has crossed the coveted Rs 100 crore mark in three days and has emerged as the highest opening weekend grosser of 2018.
Sanju Opening Day Collection beats Race 3 - Ranbir Kapoor's career best opening
The film despite releasing on a non-holiday made a phenomenal collection Rs. 34.75 crore on its opening day. It turns out to be the career best opening for Ranbir Kapoor and the biggest opening day grosser of 2018. Interestingly the film has surpassed the Opening Day collection of Salman Khan's Race 3 (Rs. 29.17 cr) and made it to the top position this year. Taran Adarsh shared the box office figures of Sanju and the Top 5 opening day grosser of 2018 on his Twitter page.
Non-holiday... Non-festival release... Yet, #Sanju packs a PHENOMENAL TOTAL on Day 1... Emerges the BIGGEST OPENER of 2018 [so far]... Also, Ranbir's HIGHEST OPENER to date... Expected to cross ₹ 100 cr in 3 days, as per trends... Fri ₹ 34.75 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 30, 2018
TOP 5 - 2018— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 30, 2018
Opening Day biz...
1. #Sanju ₹ 34.75 cr
2. #Race3 ₹ 29.17 cr
3. #Baaghi2 ₹ 25.10 cr
4. #Padmaavat ₹ 19 cr
[Thu release; incl Wed previews ₹ 24 cr]
5. #VeereDiWedding ₹ 10.70 cr
[Hollywood films not included]
Sanju crosses Rs 100 mark in 3 days - Highest Opening Weekend grosser of 2018
Sanju has been doing smashing business at the Box Office both at the domestic and overseas market. The film has collected Rs. 120.06 crore in just 3 days and has emerged as the highest opening weekend grosser of 2018. It has made an astounding collection of Rs. 46.71 crore on Sunday (Day 3).
#Sanju sets the BO on 🔥🔥🔥... Gets #JaaduKiJhappi from the audience... Collects ₹ 46.71 cr on Sun, MIND-BOGGLING... Has an EXCEPTIONAL ₹ 💯 cr+ opng weekend... Emerges HIGHEST OPENING WEEKEND of 2018... Fri 34.75 cr, Sat 38.60 cr, Sun 46.71 cr. Total: ₹ 120.06 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 2, 2018
#Sanju creates H-I-S-T-O-R-Y... Records HIGHEST SINGLE DAY for a HINDI film... DEMOLISHES the record held by #Baahubali2 [Hindi]... #Baahubali2 had collected ₹ 46.50 cr on Day 3 [Sun]… #Sanju has surpassed it, collects ₹ 46.71 cr on Day 3 [Sun]. India biz. Boxoffice on 🔥🔥🔥— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 2, 2018
Top 5 Highest Opening Weekend Movies of 2018
Sanju has made a smashing record surpassing Padmaavat and Race 3 collections in its opening weekend.
TOP 5 - 2018— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 2, 2018
Opening Weekend biz...
1. #Sanju ₹ 120.06 cr
2. #Padmavaat ₹ 114 cr [5-day *extended* weekend; select previews on Wed, released on Thu]... Hindi + Tamil + Telugu.
3. #Race3 ₹ 106.47 cr
4. #Baaghi2 ₹ 73.10 cr
5. #Raid ₹ 41.01 cr
Ranbir Kapoor's 4th 100 crore movie
With Sanju doing stunning business at the Box Office, the the film is expected to break all the records of Ranbir's career. Sanju has put an end to Ranbir Kapoor's dull phase in his career and has given him the much needed hit as many of his previous films failed to create a mark at the Box Office. Sanju will be Ranbir Kapoor's 4th hundred crore movie in his career spanning over a decade.
1. Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani (189 cr)
2. Sanju (120.06 cr)
3. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (112.5 cr)
4. Barfi (112 cr)