‘Simmba’ earns Rs 212.43 cr in 2nd week at BO

‘Simmba’ earns Rs 212.43 cr in 2nd week at BO

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New Delhi, Jan 11: The Rohit Shetty directorial 'Simmba' has crossed the Rs 200 crore mark in the second week, and earned Rs 212.43 crore at the box office across the country, trade sources said on Friday.

Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan starrer 'Simmba' earned Rs 61.62 crore in the second week, pushing its grand total to Rs 212.43 crore.

'Simmba crosses Rs 80 crore from international markets in two weeks.The film has fared exceptionally well in US-Canada, UAE-GCC and Australia in particular.The total after two weeks was Rs 80.36 crore,' the sources said.

'The movie emerged as the third highest grosser of 2018, after 'Sanju' and 'Padmaavat',' it said.

'Simmba now eyes Rs 225 cr in weekend three, which should be an easy target to achieve.Much depends on the Box Office response to the new films 'Uri:The Surgical Strike', 'The Accidental Prime Minister' and to what extent they affect 'Simmba', especially at multiplexes,' the sources added.

'Simmba' is Ranveer's fourth film and Rohit Shetty's eighth film to cross Rs 100 crore mark.

'Simmba' is an action film directed by Rohit Shetty and written by Yunus Sajawal and Sajid-Farhad.

A spin-off of the 'Singham' franchise, the film is produced by Shetty under his banner Rohit Shetty Picturez and Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta under the banner Dharma Productions.

The movie also stars Sonu Sood, with Ajay Devgan reprising his role of 'Bajirao Singham'.

The film follows Sangram "Simmba" Bhalerao, a corrupt police officer hailing from the same town as Singham, who is forced to lead a more righteous path after tragedy strikes those near him.

The film was released on December 28, 2018. (UNI)