Animal Day 1 Box Office Collection: Ranbir Kapoor’s Film Takes A Blockbuster Opening

Animal Day 1 Box Office Collection Ranbir Kapoor

In a box office showdown, Ranbir Kapoor’s latest venture, ‘Animal,’ has roared louder than Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan.’ Day 1 earnings. Ranbir Kapoor’s film made an impressive Rs 63.80 crore in all languages, leaving ‘Pathaan’ trailing at Rs 57 crore. Also, read about Animal cast salary.


Animal Day 1 Box Office Collection

Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, ‘Animal’ has faced mixed reviews, accused of being misogynistic. However, akin to Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s previous hit ‘Kabir Singh,’ the film seems to have struck a chord with the audience. The film had a domestic collection of Rs 63.80 crore, with a global gross of Rs 116 crore on the opening day. The movie raked in Rs 54.75 crore for Hindi and Rs 9.05 crore for South Indian languages.


Global Impact

The film made a significant opening in North America, with ‘Animal’ raking in $2.5 million on the first day. The movie dominated in Delhi NCR with over 79% occupancy, while Mumbai saw a commendable 55% turnout. In contrast, Chennai’s Tamil version struggled with only 30% occupancy. This year’s box office race has been fierce, with Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’ leading initially. However, ‘Animal’ now claims the second spot, leaving ‘Tiger 3’ in the third position with Rs 44.50 crore on its opening day. The reigning champion remains ‘Jawan,’ with a whopping Rs 75 crore across India on its debut.


Competition Dynamics

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Released alongside ‘Animal,’ Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Sam Bahadur‘ managed a modest Rs 6.25 crore nett in India. Despite ‘Animal’s’ success, the polarized response to Ranbir Kapoor’s film might provide a boost to ‘Sam Bahadur.’ The clash between ‘Animal’ and other Bollywood heavyweights intensifies, with each film vying for the coveted top spot. As the box office battle unfolds, it’s clear that the competitive spirit within the industry is alive and thriving, providing movie enthusiasts with a rollercoaster of emotions and expectations.


Comparisons And Milestones

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Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s previous blockbuster ‘Kabir Singh’ opened at Rs 20.21 crore in 2018 and amassed over Rs 278 crore in India. For Ranbir Kapoor, ‘Animal’ has now claimed the title of his biggest opener, surpassing even his previous record-holder, ‘Sanju,’ which earned Rs 34.75 crore on its first day. As ‘Animal’ roars its way to the top of the box office charts, Ranbir Kapoor’s formidable presence and the film’s controversial allure make it a force to be reckoned with in the world of Bollywood blockbusters. The buzz around ‘Animal’ extends beyond the silver screen, infiltrating social media, watercooler conversations, and the realms of Bollywood gossip. The film’s impact on the industry’s dynamics and its polarizing reception sets the stage for a captivating narrative that goes beyond the numbers.

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Savy Dayal
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