And as expected, Sanju turns out to be another blockbuster film of 2018. Helmed by Rajnkumar Hirani, Sanju has turned out to be a money minter movie. With just 3 days of its release, this biographical blockbuster has been breaking every possible records at the box office. If we go with the current trends, then it’s not far when we’ll see Sanju creating a new milestone in the Domestic market. With just 3 days of its release, Sanju has already made 7 records in 3 days. Read here to know details.
Record No. 1: Biggest opener of the year.
The Ranbir Kapoor Starrer, Sanjay Dutt’s biopic Sanju, made a massive opening with Rs. 34.75 crore on it’s very first day. This puts it above Avengers: Infinity War (Rs. 31.3 crore) and Salman Khan’s Race 3 (Rs. 29.7 crore) making it the biggest opener of the year 2018.
Record No. 2: Highest Opening Weekend grosser of the year 2018.
Sanju becomes the first and the only movie of 2018 to shatter Padmaavat’s highest opening weekend record of Rs. 114 crore. Sanju made a record collection of Rs. 120.06 crore in its opening weekend. Interestingly just like Padmaavat even Sanju enjoyed 5 day opening weekend of 5 days with its official release being on Wednesday.
Record No. 3: Second highest opening weekend grosser of all times.
With such a massive opening, Sanju becomes the 2nd biggest opening weekend in history after Bahubali 2. Sanju successfully breaks the record of Bollywood biggies such as Sultan, Dangal, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Tiger Zinda hai.
Record No. 4: Biggest single day Collection of all times.
Today the Ranbir Kapoor starrer created history by collecting Rs. 46.71 crore in a single day. With this it shattered the record of Bahubali 2 of Rs. 46.5 crore.
Record No. 5: Second fastest entry in the 100 crore club.
By entering the 100 crore club in its opening weekend itself, Sanju becomes the second fastest entrant to the 100 crore club, the first one being Baahubali 2. Interestingly both Sanju and Baahubali 2 entered the 100 crore club on the 3rd day of their release but Sanju collected Rs. 120.06 crore while Baahubali 2 128 crore.
Record No. 6: Highest opening for Ranbir Kapoor.
Sanju has proved to be a new milestone in Ranbir Kapoor’s life. With the great buzz revolving around the film and the massive promotion, Sanju opened with a stupendous 34.75 crore on Friday making it to be the biggest opening of Ranbir Kapoor’s career. His previous best was Besharam with 21.56 crore.
Record No. 7: Highest Weekend grosser in the career of Jr. R.K.
After the massive opening, the positive word of mouth from audiences resulted in the massive opening weekend in the career of Ranbir Kapoor. With the humongous 120.06 crore opening weekend, Sanju breaks the records of all the previous bests of Ranbir Kapoor including Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Besharam.
Helmed by the renowned director Rajkumar Hirani and based on the biography of Sanjay Dutt, Sanju becomes the 7th film of the year 2018 to enter the 100 crore club. Besides Ranbir Kapoor, the movie also starres Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Manisha Koirala, Paresh Raval and Vicky Kaushal.