It has been two weeks since Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanju released and the film has been a superhit. The film has fallen short of Rs 300-crore mark by Rs 10 crore and is now facing fresh competition at the ticket windows in the form of Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu’s Soorma. At present, the Sanjay Dutt biopic has earned a phenomenal Rs 290 crore within a span of two weeks, according to a BoxOfficeIndiareport.
After smashing records for highest opener, weekend opener, single day earnings and more, Sanju earned Rs 5.5 crore on the second Thursday of its release, making a total of Rs 290 crore in two weeks. After making it to the Rs 100-crore-club in the first weekend itself, Sanju crossed the coveted Rs 200-crore-mark in the first week, the film earned Rs 89.75 crore in the second week.
According to another BoxOfficeIndia report, Sanju has made fourth highest second week collection ever. Bahubali The Conclusion remains on top with Rs 142.52 crore in second week collection, followed closely by Aamir Khan’s Dangal (Rs 111.56 crore). Sanju follows PK that earned Rs 96.37 crore.
The top 10 second week collections of all times are:
1. Bahubali – The Conclusion: Rs 142.52 crore
2. Dangal – Rs 111.56 crore
3. PK: Rs 96.37 crore
4. Sanju: Rs 89.75 crore
5. Bajrangi Bhaijaan: Rs 86.28 crore
6. Tiger Zinda Hai: Rs 85.41crore
7. Padmaavat: Rs 66.53 crore
8. Dhoom 3 : Rs 64.51 crore
9. 3 Idiots: Rs 56.15 crore
10. Bajirao Mastani: Rs 55. 19 crore
Ranbir plays the titular role in the film that is a biopic on Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt. Paresh Rawal essays Sanjay’s dad Sunil Dutt’s role in the film while Manisha Koirala plays his mother, Nargis. The film also features Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Vicky Kaushal, Jim Sarbh and Karisma Tanna.