Mumbai: 1 Dec 2023: It appears that "Animal," featuring Ranbir Kapoor and directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, has garnered substantial attention and is poised to be a significant success at the box office.
Here's a breakdown of the information you provided: Anticipated Opening Day Performance: The film is expected to perform exceptionally well on its opening day, with an estimated Rs 65 crore from India alone, according to industry tracker Sacnilk. Additionally, it's predicted to surpass Rs 100 crore globally, marking it as the third Bollywood film of the year to achieve this milestone on its opening day.
Pre-Sales and Ticket Numbers: "Animal" has seen remarkable pre-sales, selling nearly 5 lakh tickets before its release.
This places it at the fifth spot on the all-time list for Indian films, following major successes like Baahubali 2, Jawan, Pathaan, and KGF: Chapter 2.
Occupancy and Regional Performance: The morning and afternoon shows on the first day reported 46% and 54% occupancy, indicating a strong initial response from audiences.
Moreover, the film is performing exceptionally well in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, highlighting the director's strong fanbase in those regions. Ranbir Kapoor's Previous Records: Ranbir Kapoor's previous top opener was 'Brahmastra,' which earned Rs 36 crore in India on its first day of release.
His film 'Sanju' in 2018 collected Rs 34 crore on opening day and went on to become a massive hit, grossing nearly Rs 600 crore worldwide. Given the enthusiastic response from fans, the high pre-sales figures, and the strong performance in specific regions, "Animal" appears to be positioned for considerable success, potentially surpassing Ranbir Kapoor's previous records at the box office.