If there is one movie that took he nation by storm ever since its trailer, it is none other than Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy. The movie has made people crazy and received a grand opening of Rs 19.40 crore on Thursday.
The movie continues to rule the box office with a collected a total of Rs 72.45 crore during the first weekend of the release. If you believe trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film will cross Rs 75 crore mark today.
“#GullyBoy has excellent *extended* weekend… Will cross ₹ 75 cr today [Mon]… Metros exceptional… Mumbai circuit terrific… Tier-2 cities pick up… Metros to trend strongly on weekdays… Thu 19.40 cr, Fri 13.10 cr, Sat 18.65 cr, Sun 21.30 cr. Total: ₹ 72.45 cr. India biz.”
He further adds,
“#GullyBoy benchmarks… Crossed ₹ 50 cr: Day 3, ₹ 75 cr: Will cross on Day 5 [Mon] Will cross *lifetime biz* of Zoya Akhtar’s #DilDhadakneDo [₹ 76.88 cr] on Day 5 and #ZindagiNaMilegiDobara [₹ 90.27 cr; Zoya’s highest grossing film] in Week 1 itself. India biz.”
The movie earned Rs. 19.40 on the opening day but the collections dipped on Friday to Rs 13.10 crore. However, the movie earned Rs 18.65 crore and Rs 21.30 crore on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
Even overseas, the movie is performing well. Taran Adarsh wrote,
“#GullyBoy is making the right noise #Overseas… USA+Canada: Crosses $ 1.5 mn [₹ 10.70 cr]. Few locations to be added. UAE+GCC: $ 894k [₹ 6.38 cr] UK: £ 181,307 [₹ 1.67 cr] Australia: A$ 320,435 [₹ 1.63 cr] NZ+Fiji: NZ$ 83,588 [₹ 40.94 lakhs] Note: Thu to Sat biz.”
Gully Boy is a coming of age story of a rapper inspired by the popular rappers Divine and Naezy.
The movie has been appreciated by public, critics and celebrities alike, so much so that even Hollywood actorWill Smith couldn’t help being impressed by Ranveer Singh’s rapping skills in the movie. He said in a video-
” Yo Ranveer! Congrats man. I am loving what you doing. Gully Boy,”
“I have seen old school hip hop, seen hip hop all over the world. I am loving it. Go get it.”