Sanju Records Highest Sunday Opening Weekend Of 2018, Makes A Mind-Boggling Rs 120.06 Crore In 3 Days

Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju had raced its way to the 100 crore club. After a mammoth Friday and Saturday, the biopic made a staggering Rs 46.71 crore on Day 3. Calls for a grand celebration!

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Sanju Records Highest Sunday Opening Weekend Of 2018, Makes A Mind-Boggling Rs 120.06 Crore In 3 Days

Team Sanju must be feeling on top of the world today. For, the Ranbir Kapoor starrer has struck gold with the audience. The collections of the film are soaring with every passing day and just when you thought the first two days (Friday and Saturday) were huge, comes in Day 3’s figures.

sanju poster
Sanju Poster

The Rajkumar Hirani directorial has minted Rs 46.71 crore on Sunday. With this, the film has raked in Rs 120.06 crore in three days and recorded the highest opening of 2018.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to write, “#Sanju sets the BO on fire... Gets #JaaduKiJhappi from the audience... Collects ₹ 46.71 cr on Sun, MIND-BOGGLING... Has an EXCEPTIONAL ₹ 100 cr+ opng weekend... Emerges HIGHEST OPENING WEEKEND of 2018... Fri 34.75 cr, Sat 38.60 cr, Sun 46.71 cr. Total: ₹ 120.06 cr. India biz.”

It was heartwarming to see that Sanju even drew a positive response at the ticket windows in the 8 am show on Friday. This had virtually stopped to happen after 3 Idiots, which also was incidentally helmed by Hirani. There are many interesting portions in the film, and by-n-large, it has also received good reviews. editor Vickey Lalwani rated the film 3-stars. Here are a few extracts from his review.

“You can swear on your dearest person living that Rajkumar Hirani couldn't have cast anybody else other than Ranbir Kapoor. That's the first thought that comes to mind as the Munnabhai director's celluloid version of Sanjay Dutt's life begins to engage you from the second reel (the start is a bit off-tangent). A similar thought had crossed our minds when we saw Rockstar, Tamasha and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, and RK continues to be in top form, not erring even once in any given frame.”

ranbir kapoor and dia mirza in sanju
Ranbir Kapoor And Dia Mirza In Sanju

“Next up, is Vicky Kaushal who will unfailingly lift several awards for playing RK's Gujju buddy. This is Vicky's best performance- he has gone far ahead of his histrionics in Raazi.”

“Vulgarity hits the roof when Ranbir invades Sonam's house to seize alcohol, visits a strip bar and beds Vicky's pink girlfriend. Why have Abhijat Joshi and Raju Hirani made corny stuff in the name of humour a prominent feature in their scripts after the Munnabhai series?”

“But what also hits you, besides the corniness, is that why has the media been painted so black in the film? I mean, yes you can harp on the question mark RDX truck story which seemingly stirred a storm in Dutt's teacup (unarguably an understatement for his sufferings), but so much so that several sweeping statements are made to run down the Fourth Estate? Not done.”

ranbir kapoor as sanju
Ranbir Kapoor As Sanjay Dutt In Sanju

FYI, also ran a very interesting Podcast debating about Sanju.

Congratulations, Team Sanju! This is indeed a master stroke.

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