Last week on Friday we finally saw the release of the Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial Animal. Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, and Rashmika Mandanna the film which received an Adults Only certification came with immense hype and expectations. Living up to the same Animal has been doing blistering business after opening on a roaring note. Not surprisingly, the violent and bloody action has been well received in the overseas markets as well, managing to open higher than international releases like Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes and Napoleon at the worldwide box office.
In this box office report, we look at the business Ranbir Kapoor starrer have generated in the overseas markets while comparing the same to other actors whose release have made an impact in 2023. Collecting USD 24.445 million from just two releases, Ranbir Kapoor has emerged as the second highest grossing actor in the overseas market, coming in behind Shah Rukh Khan who has so far raked in a massive USD 94.45 million from his two releases viz. Jawan and Pathaan. Interestingly, with the stellar success of Animal Ranbir Kapoor, has managed to surpass actors like Ranveer Singh who claims the third spot with USD 21 million coming in from 1 release, followed by Salman Khan with USD 20.670 million from 2 releases and even Sunny Deol who comes in fifth with USD 7.9 million from 1 release.
Currently, the Ranbir Kapoor starrer Animal continues to run in both the domestic and international markets. With audience patronizing the film in droves trade predictions state that the business of the film is sure to see further growth. In fact, over its second weekend, Animal is expected to widen the gap in the overseas market between the second and third spot holders, Ranbir and Ranveer, with expectations that Animal is likely to cross the USD 30 million mark in the coming days.
Top 5 Highest Grossing Actors in the Overseas Markets for 2023
Shah Rukh Khan - USD 94.45 million - 2 releases
Ranbir Kapoor - USD 24.44 million - 2 releases
Ranveer Singh - USD 21 million - 1 release
Salman Khan - USD 20.67 million - 2 releases
Sunny Deol - USD 7.9 million - 1 release