- Sanju currently stands at Rs 326 crore and counting
- Sanju crossed the 300 crore mark on Day 16
- Sanju may also be released in China
Sanju, the Sanjay Dutt biopic, is clearly in no mood to stop at the box office race! Ranbir Kapoor's film has scored as much as Rs 326 crores after the third week collections were added, reported trade analyst Taran Adarsh. During its first week, Sanju effortlessly surpassed the Rs 200 crore mark and then collected some Rs 90 more crores on the second week. The third week fetched ticked sales of Rs 31 crores for Sanju. The summed up amount has placed Sanju on the list of highest scoring Hindi films - it ranks fifth on the list, tweeted Taran Adarsh. "Sanju continues to woo audience... Is now the fifth highest grossing Hindi film, after Week 3... [Week 3] Fri 4.42 cr, Sat 7.75 cr, Sun 9.29 cr, Mon 2.81 cr, Tue 2.59 cr, Wed 2.42 cr, Thu 2.34 cr. Total: Rs 326.80 cr." Sanju is now an "all-time blockbuster," Mr Adarsh added.
Sanju's box office journey has been an interesting one. Sanju touched the 50 crore mark at the box office in just two days, 100 crore in three, 150 crore in five, 200 crore in a week and 300 crore in a little over two weeks.
#Sanju continues to woo audience... Is now the FIFTH HIGHEST GROSSING *Hindi* film, after Week 3... [Week 3] Fri 4.42 cr, Sat 7.75 cr, Sun 9.29 cr, Mon 2.81 cr, Tue 2.59 cr, Wed 2.42 cr, Thu 2.34 cr. Total: Rs 326.80 cr. India biz. ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER. #Sanju biz at a glance... Week 1: Rs 202.51 cr Week 2: Rs 92.67 cr Week 3: Rs 31.62 cr Total: Rs 326.80 cr India biz. #Sanju benchmarks... Crossed Rs 50 cr: Day 2 Rs 100 cr: Day 3 Rs 150 cr: Day 5 Rs 200 cr: Day 7 Rs 250 cr: Day 10 Rs 300 cr: Day 16 Rs 325 cr: Day 21 India biz.
After setting the box office on fire in India, Sanju may also hit the screens in China. Speaking to news agency PTI, Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios, said they are planning to release the film in China and other countries: "Many distributors in China have reached out to us. They have watched the film and there is a lot of interest in releasing it in the country. We are also looking at the muscle of Fox Star to plan and release the film in Japan, South Korea, etc."
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, Sanju's ensemble cast is headlined by Ranbir Kapoor and also includes names like Anushka Sharma, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Manisha Koirala and Paresh Rawal.