In its first weekend, the Rajamouli-directed film grossed Rs 500 crore at the worldwide box office.
RRR, the magnum opus starring Ram Charan and Junior NTR, has grossed a sizable sum in its first weekend at the global box office. According to Taran Adarsh, a film critic and trade analyst, the Rajamouli-directed film grossed Rs 500 crore worldwide in its opening weekend.
“RRR is setting new BENCHMARKS…,” Adarsh tweeted. [and counting] Rs 500 crore… GBOC opening weekend biz WORLDWIDE… EXTRAORDINARY Monday is on the way… SS Rajamouli brings INDIAN CINEMA back to its former glory. Note that this is a non-holiday release. “We are living in the Pandemic Era.”
The movie made Rs 31.50 crore on Sunday, Rs 24 crore on Saturday, and Rs 19 crore on Friday in India. As of Sunday, the film had grossed Rs 74.50 crore at the box office.
The first Sunday box office for the film has shattered all previous records in the pandemic era. The film has surpassed Sooryavanshi (Rs 26.94 crore), 83 (Rs 17.41 crore), Gangubai Kathiawadi (Rs 15.30 crore), and the recently released Vivek Agnihotri-directed The Kashmir Files with a whopping collection of Rs 31.50 crore on its opening Sunday (Rs 15.10 crore).
RRR, the latest film directed by SS Rajamouli, follows Komaram Bheem (Junior NTR) and Alluri Seetharamaraju (Ram Charan) through their formative years and captures their respective contributions to the Indian freedom struggle. The film, set in the 1920s, is rumoured to be one of India’s most expensive, with a budget of more than Rs 450 crore.
DVVV Danayya of DVV Entertainments is the film’s financier. Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Olivia Morris, Alison Doody, Shriya Saran, Samuthikirani, and Ray Stevenson play key roles in the film.