Sanju Box Office Collection, Day 1: Rajkumar Hirani's fifth venture, Sanju starring Ranbir Kapoor opened with mixed reviews from critics and audience. However, one thing in common is that everybody was completely mesmerized by Ranbir's performance. Sanju, which is a biopic of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is off to a terrific start and box office watchers are expecting it to cross Rs 100 crore in three days.
Sharing the first day collection of Sanju, Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to write, ''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.''
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]
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
Earlier, removing Baaghi 2 from the top position, Salman Khan's Race 3 boasted of being the highest opener of this year. Sanju has also emerged to be Ranbir's highest opener till date. Ranbir's Besharam which tanked at the box office minted Rs 21.56 crore on its first day.
Helmed by hit-machine Hirani, Sanju also stars many Bollywood actors including Sonam Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Anushka Sharma and others. Besides Ranbir, Vicky is also garnering praises for his performance in the film. Karan Johar and Aamir Khan took to Twitter to appreciate acting skills of Masaan actor. Here's what they said:
VICKY KAUSHAL is emerging to be such a bonafide movie star!!! There is nothing this talented actor can’t do!!! He plays the sympathetic friend with such emotional depth!! He made me cry with him....superb!!!! @vickykaushal09 and what a year he is having!!!!! #sanju— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) June 29, 2018
Loved Sanju! Very moving story of a father and son, and of two friends. Ranbir is outstanding and Vicky Kaushal blew my mind! Thank you Raju for yet another film which entertain and enriches.— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) June 29, 2018
Footfalls in the theatres are expected to increase in weekends, however, weekdays will decide the fate of Ranbir and Sanju.
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