Sanjay Dutt’s biopic ‘Sanju’ has managed to win over the viewers and the critics. Produced by Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra, ‘Sanju’ is the first biopic and fifth movie by Rajkumar Hirani. Raju Hirani has crafted it so well that we can actually witness heart and humour in the movie. These two elements are present in all the movies of Rajkumar Hirani. It had a tremendous opening on day 1 i.e on 29th June 2018.
Sanju earned Rs. 34.75 Crore on the first day making its biggest opener of the year 2018. On top of that, the movie earned Rs. 120 Crore in just 3 days with a whopping sum of 46.71 Crore on Sunday. On Monday, it earned Rs. 25.35 Crore taking its total four-day collection to Rs. 145.41 Crore. On Tuesday, it collected an amount of Rs 21.50 crore taking its total five-day collection to Rs. 167 crore. On Wednesday the movie pocketed Rs 186.41 crore. On its 7th day i.e on Thursday, it entered the 200 crore club by minting Rs 202.51 crore. On Friday i.e on 6th July, it minted around Rs 14.50 crore. So the approximate eight-day collection of Sanju is Rs 217.01 crore.
‘Sanju’ has broken the record of Baahubali 2 (Hindi) by collecting a huge amount in a single day. The Hindi-dubbed version of Baahubali 2 had collected Rs 46.50 crore on Day 3, while Sanju has earned Rs 46.71 crore on its third day. It has become the seventh film to enter the Rs 100-crore club this year, after ‘Padmaavat’, ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’, ‘Raid’, ‘Baaghi 2’, ‘Raazi’ and ‘Race 3’.
Sanju has an ensemble cast that includes Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Dia Mirza, Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal and Manisha Koirala in titular roles.