Simmba box office collection Day 9: Ranveer Singh-Sara Ali Khan film eyes Rs 200-crore club Rohit Shetty’s Simmba, starring Sara Ali Khan and Ranveer Singh, continues its golden run at the box office and is no hurry to slow down any time soon. The film is expected to reach Rs 200 crore by the end of the second week. Rohit Shetty’s latest film Simmba, starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan, is doing wonders at the box office, and is all set to cross Rs 200 crore within two weeks of its release. It earned Rs 20.72 crore on its opening day.
The cop drama, which also stars Sara Ali Khan, had a grand second day and made Rs 23.33 crore. It made Rs 31.02 crore on its third day, bringing its total collection to Rs 75.11 crore.
The film earned Rs 21.24 crore on Monday, and made an astounding Rs 26 crore on Tuesday. Simmba made Rs 14.49 crore on Wednesday, Rs 11.78 crore on Thursday, Simmba made Rs 9.02 crore on Friday, and is expected to have made Rs 14 crore on Saturday, bringing its total collection to Rs Rs 173 crore approx.
The film has beaten Salman Khan’s Race 3 first week collections, as well as Aamir Khan’s Thugs of Hindostan. Race 3 made Rs 144.51 crore at the end of the first week, and TOH made Rs 137.55 crore.
Simmba is also Shetty’s eighth consecutive film to cross the Rs 100 crore mark. His winning streak began with Golmaal 3 in 2010. His biggest hit has been Chennai Express (2010).
Simmba, which is the official remake of the Telugu remake Temper, tells the story of Sangram Bhalerao (Ranveer), an immoral and dishonest cop. He falls in love with Shagun (Sara), who runs a catering service near his police station. Everything is hunkydory, until the woman he considers his younger sister, 19-year-old medical student Aakruti Dave, gets brutally raped and killed.
Simmba features Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar and the team of Golmaal – Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade and Arshad Warsi – in special appearances, demolished Aanand L Rai’s Zero, which stars Shah Rukh Khan. The film is expected to continue its winning streak, as there is no big Bollywood release until January 11.