New Delhi, July 14: Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju has crossed the Rs 500 crore mark worldwide. The worldwide earnings now stand at Rs 500.43 crore. A Rajkumar Hirani directorial, Sanju is a biopic on Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the worldwide box office figures., “#Sanju continues its DREAM RUN… Crosses Rs 500 cr mark worldwide [Gross BOC] after Week 2… Breakup: India Nett BOC: Rs 295.18 cr, India Gross BOC: Rs 378.43 cr, Overseas Gross BOC: Rs 122 cr, Worldwide Gross total: Rs 500.43 cr” he said.
#Sanju continues its DREAM RUN… Crosses ₹ 500 cr mark worldwide [Gross BOC] after Week 2… Breakup:
India Nett BOC: ₹ 295.18 cr
India Gross BOC: ₹ 378.43 cr
Overseas Gross BOC: ₹ 122 cr
Worldwide Gross total: ₹ 500.43 cr
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 13, 2018
In India too, the film rocked the box office as it is about to enter the Rs 300 crore club. Its collection stands at Rs 295.18 crore. The excitement of the audiences has not worn off as the film enters its third week.
The film crushed the opening weekend records of ‘Padmavaat’ ( Rs 114 crore), ‘Race 3’ (Rs 106.47 crore), ‘Baaghi 2’ (Rs 73.10) and ‘Raid’ (Rs 41.01 crore) by earning a whopping Rs 120.06 crore.
‘Sanju’ not only left the country in awe but garnered immense love from people around the world as well, especially in Dubai where theatres were open for 24 hours due to high demand for the film.
Sanjay, who had made a rocking debut in Bollywood with “Rocky” in 1981, put his personal life in jeopardy through drug addiction, and his life took a turn for the worse when he was arrested for illegal possession of weapons and was convicted.
Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani brought the story of his life on the silver screen with “Sanju”, in which Ranbir is seen as Sanjay Dutt, with Manisha Koirala, Paresh Rawal, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Jim Sarbh and Anushka Sharma playing pivotal roles. The much-awaited biopic released on June 29.