Sanju box office collection: Biopic crosses 500 crore mark worldwide

Updated: Jul 14, 2018, 15:43 IST | ANI

Sanju is written by Rajkumar Hirani and Abhijat Joshi following the life of the Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. It stars Ranbir Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Manisha Koirala, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Jim Sarbh

Sanju box office collection: Biopic crosses 500 crore mark worldwide
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Bollywood biopic Sanju based on the life of Sanjay Dutt has just created a new record.

It has crossed the Rs 500 crore mark in its worldwide earnings. The current earning stands at Rs 500.43 crore.

Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "Sanju continues its DREAM RUN... Crosses Rs 500 cr mark worldwide [Gross BOC] after Week 2... Breakup: India Nett BOC: Rs 295.18 cr. India Gross BOC: Rs 378.43 cr . Overseas Gross BOC: Rs 122 cr. Worldwide Gross total: Rs 500.43 cr"

The movie earned Rs 202.51 crore, surpassing the first-week earnings of Dangal, Sultan, Baahubali 2 and Tiger Zinda Hai in the Indian box office. Sanju, which hit the big screens on June 29, rocked the box office as it earned a whopping Rs 120.06 crore on its opening weekend.

With this, Rajkumar Hirani is touted to be the miracle filmmaker for his Midas touch. The director holds a record of blockbuster films, making him the most successful filmmaker of the industry.

Sanju depicts the life of Sanjay Dutt right from his younger days to his conviction. While Sanjay Dutt's life, time and again made headlines, a lot of unbelievable aspects of the actor's life yet remain untold. Rajkumar Hirani's Sanju brings to the forefront the unabashed details of the actor's life unfiltered highlighting aspects like drugs, women, relationship with parents and friends, and inner conflicts.

Written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the film stars an ensemble cast in addition to Ranbir Kapoor which includes Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Vicky Kaushal, Sonam Kapoor and Dia Mirza amongst others. Produced by Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films in association with Fox Star Studios. 'Sanju' is running successfully all over.

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