The hit-machine Rohit Shetty’s latest directorial Simmba has become his biggest grosser by surpassing the lifetime total of Chennai Express (227.13 crores) within just 18 days. Since its release, the action entertainer is running strongly at the box office and has already emerged as a blockbuster.
Starring the powerhouse actor Ranveer Singh & the sensational Sara Ali Khan in lead roles, Simmba has got succeed to entertain many in theatres and received mostly positive reviews from the critics. With a solid word of mouth, it registered the business of 150.81 crores in the first week which included 75.11 crores in the weekend and 75.70 crores on weekdays from 4020 screens.
In the second week as well, it remained super strong throughout and did the business of 61.62 crores with 39.83 crores in the weekend and 21.79 crores on weekdays. Then in the third weekend, the film got affected by the new arrivals- Uri The Surgical Strike & The Accidental Prime Minister but still maintained a good pace.
On 3rd Friday, Reliance Entertainment’s presentation minted the amount of 2.60 crores after a significant drop. On 3rd Saturday, it picked up again and bagged the amount of 4.51 crores. With a further drop, it garnered the business of 5.30 crores on 3rd Sunday.
On 3rd Monday, due to a partial holiday on accounts of Makar Sankranti, Simmba managed to remain higher than Friday nationwide and scored 2.87 crores on board. With this, its 18 days total collection has become 227.71 crores at the domestic box office.