Sanju broke all the records of the first half of the year 2018 on its opening day at the box office. Ranbir Kapoor’s film received the positive reviews from the critics and hence attracted a huge number of people in the theatres. The film opened well and set the path for its success in the coming days. Sanju bagged the highest first-day collection of 2018 in its pocket. Since the earning of the film on its opening day is very big so it would witness a limited growth on its second day. Sanju 2nd day collection is expected to remain a little over its first day.

ranbir Kapoor in Sanju

Sanju’s Dominance in the theatres

Ranbir Kapoor’s film earned the sixth highest opening day collection of all time. Also, it earned an excellent amount despite releasing on a non-holiday. Earlier, Sanju was not expected to take this much opening but it easily crossed the amount of Rs. 30 crores on its first day. It not only surpassed the first-day collection of Race 3 but also it earned more than the first day earning of the Hollywood film, Avengers: Infinity War. Sanju has received a humongous response in the multiplexes as well as single screens. Ranbir Kapoor has made a heroic comeback after a long time.

A Still from Sanju

Top 5 Bollywood Openings of 2018

Here we have enlisted the top 5 Hindi openings of 2018. Ranbir Kapoor’s film has managed to set right chords with the audience and attained top spot in the list:

  • Sanju – Rs. 34.75 crores
  • Race 3 – Rs. 29.17 crores
  • Baaghi 2 – Rs. 25.10 crores
  • Padmaavat – Rs. 19 crores
  • Veere Di Wedding – Rs. 10.70 crores

Ranbir Kapoor in Sanju

2nd Day Collection Early Estimates

Sanju 2nd day collection would not show a huge growth since the film has already earned an excellent amount on its first day. Even from this level of the first day earning, the film would witness a little growth and would cross the mark of Rs. 36 crores on its second day. Clearly, Sanju would easily earn over Rs. 100 crores in the first weekend. The film has already created a huge hype with its remarkable start at the box office. Now the positive word of mouth would come into the picture and help the film to attract a huge number of visitors in its theatres. More updates about the film will be made available soon.

Update: Sanju earned Rs. 38.60 crores on its second day and takes its total to Rs. 73.35 crores. It showed around 13% growth from Friday and performed excellently in the theatres.

First Published on: 12:04 pm - 30, Jun 2018
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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