Sanju dethrones Race 3, to become biggest opening day success of 2018


Mumbai, June 30 (TNS): The much-anticipated Sanjay Dutt biopic ‘Sanju’ which hit the big screens on Friday has broken some records on the very first day at box office.

The Ranbir Kapoor-starrer, which has minted Rs. 34.75 crore on Friday, has dethroned Salman Khan’s ‘Race 3’ to become the biggest opener of 2018.

Moreover, it has become the ‘Brahmastra’ star’s biggest-opener till date.

Film critic Taran Adarsh said the movie is expected to enter the 100-crore club within three days.

“Non-holiday… Non-festival release… Yet, #Sanju packs a PHENOMENAL TOTAL on Day 1… Emerges the BIGGEST OPENER of 2018 [so far]… Also, Ranbir’s HIGHEST OPENER to date… Expected to cross Rs. 100 cr in 3 days, as per trends… Fri Rs. 34.75 cr. India biz.,” tweeted Adarsh.


Written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, ‘Sanju’ stars Ranbir as Sanjay Dutt, with Manisha Koirala, Paresh Rawal, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Jim Sarbh and Anushka Sharma playing pivotal roles.