Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan starrer Simmba has turned out to be a huge blockbuster at the box office. The masala actioner has shattered many records and earned Rs 224.84 crore in just 17 days at the domestic market. By today or tomorrow, the film will surpass the business of Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Chennai Express (Rs 227 crore) to become director Rohit Shetty’s highest grosser of all-time.
Interestingly, Simmba is Rohit Shetty’s eighth consecutive Rs 100 crore film after Golmaal 3, Singham, Bol Bachchan, Chennai Express, Singham Returns, Dilwale and Golmaal Again. Backed by Reliance Entertainment, Rohit Shetty Picturez and Dharma Productions has become the biggest Bollywood box office earner for all three production houses by collecting Rs 350 crore globally. According to a statement from Reliance Entertainment, “Simmba” has entered the top 10 Bollywood films of all time in terms of net domestic box office.