‘Sanju’ the sixth highest opening day of all time
In terms of NETT collections, Sanju is the third highest non holiday of all time and the sixth highest opening day of all time just at first day of record. The film has collected a huge 34 crore nett apprx on day one and this is just an excellent start not the bumper one. In the morning it was 29-30 crore but it has pushed through the day which means a huge box office run.
At the end of the day, the film made ground outside the metros to record very good collections. Still the weekend is pending and it is expected a huge plus collections.
The multiplex collections are simply phenomenal and it looks the film has the highest ever collections on day one at all India multiplexes outside Bahubali – The Conclusion. Mumbai city, Delhi city and Bangalore are all first day records outside Bahubali – The Conclusion.
When it come to the genre of social drama it has easily smashed Dangal which released few years back. That film was also not a bumper opening but made ground on the day to record a big number and this is similarly winning the race.
It is ahead in NETT and also GROSS collections which actually is the real test when it comes to beating records now.
In gross terms the first day will be a bit lower at number at 7th or 8th place due to the tax changes but that is still a huge achievement. The collections are now the highest ever for a non Khan film with only Salman Khan (Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Sultan, Tiger Zinda Hai is similar) and Shahrukh Khan (Happy New Year) having higher collections and of course there is Bahubali – The Conclusion.
Although the main multiplexes will find it tough to get major growth as they have very high occupancy but other places which started lesser and made ground on Friday could give the film solid growth over the weekend. If the main multiplexes gets into capacity problems then its safe to say the weekdays will go crazy.