Published: Mon, January 07, 2019
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

‘Simmba’ continues stronghold over box office, is a certified blockbuster

‘Simmba’ continues stronghold over box office, is a certified blockbuster

"Simmba" has stood out as to be the biggest opener for Ranveer Singh and has become the third highest grosser of 2018, after "Sanju" and "Padmaavat".

Simmba (Simba) has ended its second weekend at the box office with fantastic collection. "Expected to collect bigger numbers today (Sunday)", tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

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Simmba surprisingly earned more than its opening day total of 20.72 crores by adding another 21.24 crores on first Monday. "Simmba took its total to Rs 173 crore nett after nine days as it picked up Rs 13.25 - Rs 13.50 crore nett approximately on its second Saturday". The movie continued to pull massive audience on second Sunday as well, registering excellent day 10 earning.

Slowing no sign of slowing down, the action drama made excellent collection till Thursday, and crossed Rs 150 crore at the Indian box office.

Speaking to IANS about the kind of response Simmba has been receiving, Ranveer Singh said: "I had never done this kind of out and out masala entertainer - a kind of movie I had always wanted to do". Also starring Sara Ali Khan and Sonu Sood in key roles, the film continues its tremendous run at the ticket window unhindered.

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