Simmba fails to BEAT Padmaavat, becomes Ranveer Singh’s second-highest opening weekend grosser

After delivering a huge disappointment with Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero, Bollywood impressed the audience with their latest outing Simmba, which has turned out to be a box office winner. In its opening weekend, the masala entertainer raked in Rs 75.11 crore and turned out to be the second highest opening weekend grosser of Ranveer Singh after Padmaavat, which also released this year during the Republic Day weekend.

Top first-weekend grossers of Ranveer Singh

Padmaavat – Rs 114.00 crore (4 Day Weekend )
Simmba – Rs 75.11 crore
Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela – Rs 52.60 crore
Bajirao Mastani – Rs 46.77 crore
Gunday – Rs 43 crore
Dil Dhadakne Do – Rs 37.05 crore
Befikre – Rs 34.50 crore
Kill Dil – Rs 20 crore
Lootera – Rs 19 crore
Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl – Rs 16.75 crore
Band Baaja Baaraat – Rs 05.20 crore

Ranveer thanked director Rohit Shetty for the success of Simmba and said, “The record-breaking opening of Simmba is for the entire team to cherish and I thank Rohit Shetty for believing in me and trusting that I can do his masala cop film convincingly.”

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He continued: “It was not an easy role to pull off but I put my head down and put in the work and I’m overwhelmed with the love that has been poured on Simmba. Rohit has an incredible hit ratio and he has hit Simmba out of the park. The success of the film belongs to him and his phenomenal team who are there for him and beside him at all times.” Anyway, do you think it has the potential to earn Rs 200 crore at the box office? Tweet to us…

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