The Ranbir Kapoor and Paresh Rawal starrer Sanju released on 29th June, is on record-breaking and has crossed the lifetime collections of Aamir Khan starrer PK at the domestic box office to become the third highest grossing Bollywood film after Dangal, and Bahubali:The Final Conclusion. Sanju also became the highest grossing film of director Rajkumar Hirani.
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, who made movies like Munna Bhai M.B.B.S, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, 3 Idiots and PK, Sanju has been appreciated for its wonderful performances and the biopic is based on the life of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. The transformation of Ranbir Kapoor into the real-life character of Sanjay Dutt. The father-son bonding had already entered in its fifth week and is still showing strong legs at the ticket window with Rs 3.94 crores bringing the overall collections to eye-popping Rs 341.22 crores. With this total, Sanju finally crossed the lifetime collection of PK which earned Rs 340.80 crores and also became the highest grossing film of director Rajkumar Hirani.
Sanju had already entered into the third position in the list of highest grossing Bollywood films ever :-
1. Baahubali 2 (Hindi) – Rs 511.30 crores,
2. Dangal – Rs 387.38 crores
3. Sanju – Rs 341.22 crores
4. PK – Rs 340.80 crores.
5. Tiger Zinda Hai – Rs 339.16 crores
Despite the movies Mission Impossible -FallOut and Saheb Biwi Gangster 3 running at the box office in their first week, Sanju performed exceedingly well to break the record of Aamir Khans’s second highest highest grossing film PK . One should also note that Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor starrer Dhadak is giving some good competition followed by Diljit Dosanjh starrer Soorma.
Do you think Sanju will beat Dangal to enter the second position of Bollywood highest grossing list ?