Simmba box office collection: Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan's action entertainer earns Rs 350 crore worldwide

FP Staff

Jan 13, 2019 14:36:48 IST

Ranveer Singh-starrer Simmba has collected over Rs 350 crores at the global box office within 16 days of its release. According to the makers, the film is on a record-breaking spree and now ranks among the top 10 Bollywood domestic box office hits of all time, writes news agency PTI.

The film is presented by Reliance Entertainment in association with Dharma Productions and Rohit Shetty Picturez.

According to trade analysts, the film should cross Rs 225 crore domestically. Simmba raked in Rs 2.60 crore on Friday and Rs  4.51 crore on Saturday, taking its total earnings to Rs 219 crore.

Ranveer Singh in a still from Simmba. YouTube screengrab

Ranveer Singh in a still from Simmba. YouTube screengrab

Directed by Rohit Shetty, Ranveer plays a corrupt cop, Sangram 'Simmba' Bhalerao in the film, who chooses the righteous path after a life-changing event.

With Simmba, Shetty has become the first director to have eight consecutive films enter the Rs 100 crore net domestic box office club. He is the second director in India with three films to enter the Rs 200 crore club, according to the makers.

"It feels incredible to see the excitement and fabulous response of the audience for 'Simmba' in cinema halls everywhere. I am happy with the appreciation the film is garnering," the director said in a statement.

Dharma's Johar called the film "officially our biggest hit".

"Simmba marks the beginning of a solid professional bond between Rohit and me," the co-producer said.

Also featuring Sara Ali Khan, Sonu Sood, Siddharth Jadhav, Ashutosh Rana and Ajay Devgn, the film hit the screens on 28 December.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

Updated Date: Jan 13, 2019 14:38:17 IST