Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor’s latest film Sanju, a biopic on Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt’s eventful life, has finally hit the theatres today June 29 and has opened to a massive welcome from fans, celebrities, as well as film critics. Sanju, which has been helmed by Rajkumar Hirani, is off to a glorious start at the box office as the film will be screened across 4,000 screens in India and more than 5,300 screens worldwide. The film is expected to mint Rs 20 crore on Day 1 at the domestic box office after receiving a phenomenal response on the opening day.
Sanju box office collection Day 1 LIVE updates:
05:45 pm – Film critic Salil Sand salutes the Ranbir Kapoor starrer. He took to Twitter to praise the movie calling it a must watch.
05:30 pm – Karan Johar sums up the movie calling it a box office juggernaut. He also congratulated Vinod Chopra and Fox Star Hindi for the blockbuster.
05:00pm – Alia Bhatt’s mother Soni Razdan is all praises for Manisha Koirala’s role as Sanjay Dutt’s mother Nargis in the film.
04:30pm – Ace filmmaker Karan Johar congratulated the entire team of Sanju. He also said that Ranbir Kapoor is a brilliant and gifted actor.
04:00 pm – South actor Dhanush says that he is mindblown after watching Ranbir Kapoor’s film. He also said that Rajkumar Hirani has once again made him walk out of the theatre as a better man.
03:45pm – According to media reports, a scene from Sanju was leaked online on Friday morning. Several Internet users on Friday morning shared screenshots of the torrent Sanju movie download link.
03:30pm – Singing sensation Papon says that Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanju is a treat to watch. He also added that watching Sanju made his evening very special.
03:00pm – Actor Boman Irani, who has featured in several Rajkumar Hirani’s films like 3 Idiots, Munna Bhai MBBS, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, has said that Sanju was all worth the wait. He also said that he is glad that Rajkumar Hirani takes time but delivers wonderful films.
03:00 pm – Singing sensation Sunidhi Chauhan has called the film a must watch.
02:30pm – The film is expected to break the box office record of Salman Khan-starrer Race 3 as the film has received excellent reviews from critics. Film and trade analyst Taran Adarsh has given the film four stars.
02:00pm – Bollywood town is all praises for the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer and are calling the film a masterpiece. Celebs such as Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar, Subhash Ghai, Javed Akhtar have praised the film on social media site Twitter.