Marathi film "Sairat" continues its phenomenal box office run in India. The love story, which has completed four weeks run, has shattered the records of Bollywood films "Kapoor and Sons" and "Neerja" in India.
"Sairat," directed by Nagraj Manjule, was released in limited screens compared to Sidharth Malhotra-Fawad Khan starrer "Kapoor and Sons" and Sonam Kapoor's "Neerja," which were released across India in several screens . But the limited screen count did not stop "Sairat" to earn more than Rs. 75 crore in its 31-day run. "Sairat" is now the fifth highest grosser of 2016 and the list includes Hollywood film "The Jungle Book."
The Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar starrer earned Rs. 75 crore in four weeks and adding the fifth-weekend earnings, the collection would go up to more than Rs. 76 crore. However, the official figures are not out yet.
The film has surpassed the lifetime figures of "Kapoor and Sons" (Rs. 73.29 crore) and "Neerja" (Rs. 75.61 crore). "Sairat" would have also shattered the collection of Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor-starrer "Baaghi," but we will have to wait for the official figures to compare the collections of both the films.
Meanwhile, the film is creating records at the overseas box office as well. "Sairat" has become first Marathi film to get a theatrical release at the UAE-GCC box office, where it opened to housefull status.
"Sairat," directed by Manjule, is a love saga set in the backdrop of caste discrimination. The film, which features Rinku and Akash in the lead roles, has been received well by all and is setting new benchmarks at the box office for all the new releases.
Check out the break-up of "Sairat," as provided by Bollywood Hungama.
Day 1 (Fri) Rs. 3.60 crore
Day 2 (Sat) Rs. 3.95 crore
Day 3 (Sun) Rs. 4.55 crore
Day 4 (Mon) â€“ Day 7 (Thu) Rs. 13.4 crore
Day 8 (Fri) - Day 11 (Mon) Rs. 15.61 crore
Day 12 (Tue) - Day 14 (Thu) Rs. 10.89 crore
Day 15 (Fri) - Day 16 (Sat) Rs. 3 crore
Day 17 (Sun) - Day 21 (Thu) Rs. 10 crore
Day 22 (Fri) - Day 28 (Thu) Rs. 10 crore
[1 lakh = 100,000 | 1 crore = 10 million | 100 crore = 1 billion]