SS Rajamouli’s latest directorial venture, ‘RRR’, has set the box office records straight. Starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan in the lead roles, the movie earned Rs 223 crore worldwide on day one of its release. In India, the film minted Rs 156 crore on its opening day. The film has collected over Rs 100 crore alone in Telugu states, while the Hindi version minted over Rs 20 crore.
Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the movie’s box office collection on his Instagram account.
RRR HINDI starts on a SOLID NOTE, gathers speed as Day 1 progresses… BIGGEST NON-HOLIDAY Day 1 [pandemic]… #Mumbai, #Gujarat, #UP, #Bihar, #Odisha strong, #Delhi picks up… Biz should grow on Day 2… Fri ₹ 20.07 cr. #India biz.
#RRR *HINDI* starts on a SOLID NOTE, gathers speed as Day 1 progresses… BIGGEST *NON-HOLIDAY* *Day 1* [pandemic]… #Mumbai, #Gujarat, #UP, #Bihar, #Odisha strong, #Delhi picks up… Biz should grow on Day 2… Fri ₹ 20.07 cr. #India biz. pic.twitter.com/ZYr5U8SVKq— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 26, 2022
The magnum opus, which also stars Ajay Devgn and Alia Bhatt, became India’s biggest-ever opener after overtaking ‘Baahubali 2’, which had made Rs 217 crore worldwide on its opening day.
Set in pre-independence India, ‘RRR’ is a fictional take on the younger days of celebrated freedom fighters, Komaram Bheem and Alluri Seetharama Raju, portrayed by Jr. NTR and Ram Charan.
The movie also features Samuthirakani, Olivia Morris, Alison Doody, and Ray Stevenson. (ANI)