Rohit Shetty's directorial venture Singham Returns, starring Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor, collected Rs 23 crore net in its second week at the domestic box office, says Bollywood trade website boxofficeindia.com in a report. This takes Singham Returns overall collection to Rs 135 crore net, and a position among the top 10 highest-ever Bollywood grosser, adds the report.
Singham Returns has now crossed Rowdy Rathore to become the tenth highest grossing film ever and is eyeing Dabangg (2010), which grossed around Rs 141 crore net, says the report.
Singham Returns is now second highest Bollywood grosser so far in 2014, overtaking the lifetime collections of Jai Ho and Holiday, says the report. Salman Khan-starrer Kick is so far the biggest Bollywood grosser this year, with collections of over Rs 200 crore.
Singham Returns has helped many of its cast or crew set new box-office benchmarks. Singham Returns is Ajay Devgn's fifth Rs 100 crore grosser and the fastest to reach that mark, Bollywood website koimoi.com said in a separate report. Salman Khan leads the pack with seven Rs 100 crore grossers to his credit, the report adds.
Singham Returns is co-produced by Ajay Devgn Films, Rohit Shetty Productions and Reliance Entertainment. (With Agency Inputs)