Rajkumar Hirani’s ambitious Sanjay Dutt biopic titled Sanju hit theatres on Friday. The film saw Ranbir Kapoor stepping in Sanjay Dutt’s role for the film. Ranbir Kapoor’s acting has been applauded by critics as well as fans. The film entered the Rs 100 crore club in just three days of its release. In the opening weekend, Sanju earned a whopping Rs 120.06 crore and created a new record. Even on the first Monday, the film did not slow down as it added another Rs 25.35 crore in its kitty. On Day 5, Sanju made Rs 22.10 crore taking its five-day total to Rs 167.51 crore.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to update us about the box office numbers of Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju. He wrote, “#Sanju continues its EPIC RUN… Shows INCREDIBLE TRENDING on weekdays… Eyes ₹ 200 cr+ in Week 1… Fri 34.75 cr, Sat 38.60 cr, Sun 46.71 cr, Mon 25.35 cr, Tue 22.10 cr. Total: ₹ 167.51 cr. India biz… Heading for BLOCKBUSTER status.”
After the failure of Jagga Jasoos last year, Ranbir Kapoor desperately needed a hit and this film has finally brought the actor back with a bang. On Monday, Sanju’s cast including Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Dia Mirza, Karishma Tanna, Ranbir Kapoor along with filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, came together to celebrate Sanju’s opening weekend collection as it crossed the Rs 100 crore mark in just three days.