The much talked about and keenly anticipated Ranbir Kapoor starrer Animal finally hit screens yesterday. Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga the film which also stars Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, and Rashmika Mandanna made waves in the run up to its release. In fact, Animal, which has been in the news since the release of its first look poster witnessed an immense rate of advance bookings a week before release ensuring that the film opens on a thunderous note. In fact, trade has been buzzing with high hopes of Animal at the box office, especially with the audience indicating a positive response to the film.
In this box office report, we look at the opening day collections of Animal while comparing it same to previous Adults only certified film. Collecting a staggering Rs. 63.80 cr on its opening day, Animal has managed to emerge as the all-time highest opening day grosser among Adults Only certified films. In fact, the first day collections of Animal have far overshadowed previous releases like Kabir Singh which collected Rs. 20.21 cr, Satyameva Jayate which collected Rs. 19.50 cr, Grand Masti which collected Rs. 12.51 cr, Veere Di Wedding which collected Rs. 10.70 cr, and Raaz 3 which collected Rs. 10.47 cr. Besides these aforementioned films, Animal has managed to surpass certain other releases as well like OMG 2, Shootout At Wadala, Udta Punjab and Hate Story 3.
Currently, Animal which has garnered positive reviews and audience feedback continues to see growth. As per reports, certain locations within the country have even seen theatres add shows to accommodate audience demand for the film. These factors coupled with the wide release ensure that the business of Animal will set new benchmark records at the box office. As of now, trade predictions state that the collections of Animal will see immense growth over its first Saturday and Sunday running.
Top 10 Highest Adults Only Certified Opening Day Grossers at a glance:
Animal - Rs. 63.80 cr
Kabir Singh - Rs. 20.21 cr
Satyameva Jayate - Rs. 19.50 cr
Grand Masti - Rs. 12.51 cr
Veere Di Wedding - Rs. 10.70 cr
Raaz 3 - Rs. 10.47 cr
OMG 2 - Rs. 10.26 cr
Shootout At Wadala - Rs. 10.1 cr
Udta Punjab - Rs. 10.05 cr
Hate Story 3 - Rs. 9.72 cr