The opening of Sanju ensured the big numbers in the opening week. But the movie sustainability over weekdays helped the movie to enter in the 200 crores club in seven days. The movie dropped around 10% on Thursday as compared to Wednesday. The movie collected 19 Crores nett on the seventh day which means movie stands at a huge total of 200 crores in its first week. Sanju first week box office collections are the biggest for its director Raju Hirani, producer fox star Hindi and actor Ranbir Kapoor.
Sanju is not the first movie to cross 200 crores marks in its first week. Before this Sultan, Dangal and Baahubali: The conclusion also crossed 200 crores marks in their first week. Sultan and Dangal had the benefit of EID and Christmas holidays. They both had the two biggest star of the county Salman and Aamir. Baahubali: The Conclusion got the benefit of Baahubali: The Beginning which helped to build up the brand of the movie.
In Sanju same factor included like Baahubali as it is based on Sanjay Dutt life which is quite controversial and interesting as well which has many twist and turns. The word of mouth is another factor in Sanju’s case which helped the movie to get good numbers in the non-holiday period. Below is the box office collection of Sanju for the first week.
Friday- 33.5 Crores
Saturday- 39 Crores
Sunday- 45.5 Crores
Monday- 26 Crores
Wednesday- 19 Crores
Thursday- 17 Crores
Total- 200 Crores(7 Days)
It is first Ranbir Kapoor starrer to enter into 200 crores club. Ranbir biggest hit of his career was Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani which crossed 176 crores at the domestic market. Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani was 2013 release. Ranbir Kapoor waited for 5 years to get its first 200 crores movie. He will get 300 crores movie in the same year as Sanju will surely cross 300 crores marks by the end of the second week or in the third weekend for sure.
Sanju starring Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Manisha Koirala and Dia Mirza. The movie is directed by Rajkumar Hirani and written by Abhijat Joshi and Rajkumar Hirani. Sanju is produced in association with Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rajkumar Hirani Films and Fox Star Hindi. The movie released worldwide on 29 June.
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