Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju was carrying such an exceptional buzz that it was a given that it is going to smash many records but it has done something even better, it has exceeded the expectations of audience and that is evident in its box office numbers. The film has recorded the Highest Opening Day of 2018. Yes, you read that right.
Sanju has collected a monstrous 34.75 crore on its 1st day. This is a huge number and it states how much audience has loved it. With this, it has beaten Hollywood movie Avengers: Infinity War (31.30 crore) and Race 3 (29.17 crore)‘s opening day numbers. It will be hard to beat this number in 2018.
The reviews for Sanju are extremely positive and the multiplex crowd from Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi are showing tremendous response for it. The morning occupancy on Friday was 60% and it raised to 90% in evening and night shows. There is no competition for the movie so it will be minting even a higher number today and tomorrow.
Highest Opening Day Movies of 2018:
Sanju: 34.75 crore
Avengers: Infinity War: 31.30 crore
Race 3: 29.17 crore
Baaghi 2: 25.10 crore
Padmaavat: 19 crore
100 crore mark will be attained in its opening weekend and this is going to be one of the biggest films of Ranbir Kapoor’s career. Sanju is also Ranbir’s highest opening day movie, beating his Besharam. Everyone is now waiting for Sanju to beat his Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’s lifetime total to become his highest grosser of all time.
Ranbir Kapoor’s Highest Opening Day Movies:
Sanju: 34.75 crore
Besharam: 21.56 crore
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani: 19.45 crore
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: 13.30 crore
Tamasha: 10.94 crore
Rajkumar Hirani has once again proved why he is one of the most successful directors of Bollywood. With PK, 3 Idiots, Munnabhai MBBS, Lage Raho Munnabhai and now Sanju, he has attracted big number in theaters. All eyes are now on how much lifetime total Sanju accumulates.
Sanju is a biopic on Sanjay Dutt which also stars Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal and Anushka Sharma in pivotal roles.