Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju is doing brisk business even after 10 days of its release. Despite its flaws, Sanju has managed to keep the box office really happy. More than being a Sanjay dutt biopic, it’s the direction and performances that have made people flock to the theatres.
Now, after completing 10 days at the box office, the film has earned Rs 265.48 crore. Collecting Rs 65.97 crore over the second weekend is a huge deal. Check out the records it broke this year…
Highest opener of the year
The film scored Rs 34.75 crore on day 1, making it the highest opener of the year, leaving Salman Khan’s Race 3 (Rs 29.70 crore) and Avengers: Infinity War (Rs 31.30 crore) behind.
Highest opening weekend grosser of 2018
With a Rs 120.06 crore first weekend haul, it beat Race 3 (Rs 106.47 crore) and Padmaavat Rs (Rs 114 crore) to record the highest opening weekend of the year.
Highest single day ever
Even the mighty Baahubali 2 (Rs 46.50 crore) couldn’t stand in front of it as it created HISTORY by becoming the highest single day grosser by earning Rs 46.71 crore on day 3.
Highest opener of Ranbir Kapoor
Sanju has helped tremendously in turning the way the box office treats Ranbir Kapoor. Its Rs 34.75 crore collection on Friday has become RK’s biggest opener, beating Besharam (Rs 21.56 crore).
Highest weekend grosser of Ranbir Kapoor
Likewise, the opening weekend numbers of Rs 120.06 crore are the actor’s best first three-day total ever.
Ranbir Kapoor’s first Rs 200 crore film
Ranbir also added a new feather to his cap when Sanju entered the Rs 200 crore club. It became his first film to do so.
Rajkumar Hirani’s second highest grossing film
With Rs 265.48 crore in its kitty, Sanju has managed to beat Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots to become Rajkumar Hirani’s second highest grossing film ever! First obviously is PK, with over Rs 300 crore to its credit.
Highest first week grosser of 2018
By earning Rs 202.50 crore in just seven days, it scored the highest first week gross of 2018. It defeated Padmaavat in its wake, which had earned Rs 165.50 crore at the box office in those many days.
Ranbir Kapoor’s highest grosser
Sanju is Ranbir Kapoor’s biggest grosser ever. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani had occupied that spot since a few years now.
Second highest grosser of 2018
Padmavaat, which has Rs 300 plus crore in its kitty, has parked itself in the top of the box office tally as the highest grossing film of 2018. Sanju has now taken the second spot and might even catch up to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s epic sooner than later.
Second highest overseas grosser of 2018
Yet again Sanju takes the spot right below Padmaavat in the overseas box office tally. While the period drama is on top with Rs 562 crore in its kitty, Sanju comes a close second with Rs 458 crore.
Highest second weekend total of 2018
Sanju managed to score a whopping Rs 62.97 crore in its second weekend which is by far the highest of this year. Padmaavat had earned Rs 46 crore or more in the second weekend.
Ninth Highest grosser of all time
Sanju is now part of the top highest grossing films of all time. It’s in the ninth position, right below Dhoom 3.