RRR box office day 1 collection
The SS Rajamouli film has broken the record for highest worldwide collection by an Indian film on its opening day.
SS Rajamouli’s masterpiece RRR has opened very strongly, earning ₹257 crore globally on its release day, according to trade sources. This makes it the best opening day performance by any Indian film of all time. Incidentally, the film it beat is Rajamouli’s previous release Baahubali: The Conclusion, which had earned ₹224 crore on its opening day.
Trade analyst Manobala Vijayabalan tweeted the earnings of the film on Saturday morning, stating that the film had earned ₹257.15 crore on its opening day. This includes earnings of ₹120 crore from Andhra and Telangana alone as well as reported earnings of ₹78 crore overseas.
One doesn’t even need to guess what is it that’s making every Indian go gaga over theatres right now. It’s SS Rajamouli’s RRR that stars Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn in pivotal roles.
As far as all India opening is concerned (all languages) it’s SS Rajamouli only who’s topping the charts here. His Baahubali 2 is at the top as it had made 121 crores on its opening day. The next spot is held by Saaho, which had made 88 crores on day 1. 2.0 (63 crores), War (53.35 crores) and Thugs Of Hindostan (52.25 crores) hold 3rd, 4th and 5th positions respectively. For RRR, it’s all about the top 3 places, and who knows, it might even surpass Baahubali’s numbers.
The film has done well outside India as well. As per trade analysts, in the US, the film has breached the $5million (roughly ₹38 crore) barrier on its first day itself and is eyeing to register $15 million (around ₹114 crore) opening weekend. Additionally, it has displaced The Batman as the highest-grossing film in the country, minting ₹4 crore there on Friday.
The film, which has been made on a budget of over ₹300 crore, had a grand release on Friday worldwide on a record number of screens. RRR is a fictional story set in the 1920s pre-independent era and is based on the lives of two real heroes and well-known revolutionaries – Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR).The film, which has been dubbed and released in Hindi, also stars Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Samuthirakani, and Shriya Saran in important roles.