Lage Raho Munnabhai received excellent reviews from the critics and attracted a huge number of footfalls to its theatres. The film collected over Rs. 10 crores over its first weekend and also gave an extraordinary performance on the weekdays. Due to its stronghold, it witnessed a low fall in the second week and repeated the same story in the third week.
The positive reviews of critics, as well as the strong response from the audience in the theatres, helped Lage Raho Munna Bhai to earn strongly in its lifetime. It turned out to be the third highest grosser of the year 2006 and entered the list of Blockbuster Hindi movies of all time.