Rajkumar Hirani recently revealed he shot additional portions for Sanju, to create empathy for Sanjay Dutt after people ‘hated’ him in test screenings.
Gold and Satyameva Jayate have found their way to the top 5 box office openers of 2018 list. They join Sanju, Race 3 and Baaghi 2 on the list.
At the Australian box office, Sanju has earned more money than SS Rajmouli’s fantasy-action film Baahubali 2: The Conclusion. Back home, this Ranbir Kapoor starrer is now the third biggest Indian film.
Ever since Sanju released, it has not stopped making money even as newer films came and exited the theatres. Even now, more than a month after its release, it is still taking on new films head on, refusing to budge.
The ticket counters witnessed a hurricane in the month of July as Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju raked in moolah day after day. Released on June 29, the Sanjay Dutt biopic became one of the top five earners in Bollywood and also rewrote many records.
Sanju box office collection Day 32: Now that the weekdays have begun, it would be difficult for this Ranbir Kapoor to lure in viewers considering a big franchise film, Hollywood’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout is in theatres.
Sanju box office collection Day 31: In its remarkable run, this Ranbir Kapoor film has managed to survive even as new film releases have threatened to oust it from the theatres. It is now the fourth biggest earner of all time.
Sanju box office collection Day 30: Sanju is only a little behind the Salman Khan film Tiger Zinda Hai and Aamir Khan’s PK. Tiger Zinda Hai ended its theatrical run at Rs 339.16 crore and PK earned Rs 340.8 crore.
Sanju box office collection Day 29: Sanju is a Sanjay Dutt biopic. It traces his life from his entry into Bollywood to the present. The movie also stars Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Manisha Koirala, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor and Anushka Sharma.
Sanju box office collection Day 28: Sanju’s rise at the box office remains unaffected despite new releases like Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor starrer Dhadak and Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp. The Ranbir Kapoor starrer has earned Rs 337.28 crore so far.
Sanju box office collection day 27: Sanju’s rise at the box office remains unaffected despite new releases like Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor starrer Dhadak and Marvel’s Antman and the Wasp.
Sanju box office collection day 26: The Rajkumar Hirani directorial remains unbeatable at the box office. Now it remains to be seen how long will Sanju continue to dominate the box office.
Fox Star Studios India CEO Vijay Singh talks about one of the most bankable directors of Bollywood, Rajkumar Hirani, the success of Sanju and if an actor’s star power really drives the performance of a movie at the box office among many other things.
Sanju box office collection day 23: The Sanjay Dutt biopic, starring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead, has already broken several box office records and there is a decent chance that by the time its theatrical run ends, it will have broken several more.
Sanju box office collection day 22: The next achievement for Sanju would be overtaking Tiger Zinda Hai’s lifetime haul of Rs 339.16. The road ahead may not be so easy as Dhadak hit theatres on Friday.