Sanju has turned out to be a milestone film in Ranbir Kapoor’s career. After disappointing us with Jagga Jasoos, the 35-year old came back with a bang and showed his superstardom at the box office. In just 7 days, the film crossed the Rs 200 crore mark and with this humongous benchmark, Sanju has turned out to be Ranbir Kapoor’s biggest hit till date surpassing the lifetime business of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (Rs 190.03 crore).
Here’s the list of Ranbir Kapoor’s highest-grossers of all time:
Sanju – Rs 202.51 crore*
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani – Rs 190.03 crore
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil – Rs 114 crore
Barfi! – Rs 113 crore
Raajneeti – Rs 93 crore
Rockstar – Rs 71 crore
Tamasha – Rs 70 crore
Jagga Jasoos – Rs 65 crore
Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahaani – Rs 65 crore
Besharam – Rs 60 crore
Ranbir Kapoor has received praises and applauds for his outstanding performance in the film. Even RK’s girlfriend and actress Alia Bhatt praised his class act and said, “I really liked it. It is a fantastic, fabulous and an outstanding film. I think in my top 10 best film list, ‘Sanju’ is high up there. Ranbir is outstanding in it. Vicky Kaushal and Paresh ji (Rawal) also did a fantastic job. Everyone including Anushka (Sharma) and Sonam (Kapoor) did really good job. It’s a full package.”
Talking about Sanju, the film brings to fore the life and times of Bollywood’s controversial actor Sanjay Dutt. His bond with his father Sunil Dutt, his many romantic affairs, brushes with the underworld, addictions and his prison time among other things have all found their way in the film. It features the ensemble cast of Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Jim Sarbh, Sonam Kapoor, Dia Mirza and Anushka Sharma in pivotal roles.