‘Animal’ mints Rs116cr on opening day
Agencies, New Delhi || Shining BD
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has registered his career best opening with Animal raising Rs 116 crore gross at the worldwide box office on the day of its release.
Production house T-Series on Saturday shared the day one collection of the family crime drama, which was given A certificate by the CBFC ahead of its release.
‘Animal’ mints Rs116cr on opening day "He has come to conquer all the records #AnimalHuntBegins ... The biggest non-holiday opening in Hindi cinema ever worldwide gross Rs 116 crore," T-Series posted on X.
Meanwhile, the film scored the third highest opening for a Hindi film at the India box office. Animal's Hindi version made a total of Rs 54.75 crore on its opening day. Animal is only behind Shah Rukh Khan's Jawan and Pathaan in terms of domestic opening box office. With this, the film left behind the likes of Yash-starrer KGF: Chapter 2's Hindi version and Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff-led commercial actioner War.
The pan-India film, directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga of Kabir Singh fame, also features Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Rashmika Mandanna and Triptii Dimri.
It showcases a violent world set against the backdrop of a troubled relationship between Ranbir's Ranvijay Singh and his father Balbir Singh, played by Anil Kapoor
Produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar's T-Series, Murad Khetani's Cine1 Studios and Pranay Reddy Vanga's Bhadrakali Pictures, the film released in theatres worldwide on December 1 in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam alongwith Vicky Kaushal's Sam Bahadur.