Gully Boy makes it huge on the first day at box office after popularly being talked about since its trailer was out.
Zoya Akhtar’s directorial makes a total of ₹19.40 crores on day one box office collection.
Starring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Siddhant Chaturvedi, Gully Boy is the story of a rapper from the streets of Mumbai who dreams of making it big in the world of music. In the film, Ranveer and Siddhant play budding street rappers Murad and MC Sher from the slums of Mumbai, while Alia essays the role of Safeena, an aspiring medical student in love with Murad.
Ranveer’s previous release Simmba recorded an opening of around Rs 20 crore. It even managed to beat the opening collections of Ranveer’s Padmaavat by around Rs 2.50 crore and became the highest opener of his career.
Tweeting the box office figures, film trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote, “#GullyBoy is Ranveer Singh’s second biggest opener… Lower than #Simmba… Higher than #Padmaavat… Opening Day: #Simmba ₹ 20.72 cr, #GullyBoy ₹ 19.40 cr [Thu; revised], #Padmaavat ₹ 19 cr [Thu], #Gunday ₹ 16.12 cr and #GoliyonKiRaasleelaRamLeela ₹ 16 cr
India biz.” (sic)