Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Animal’ Roars: Box Office Competition Winner?

"Surpasses 'Pathaan' to Claim Second Spot"

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3 January 2023, Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Animal’ triumphantly secures the title of the second-highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2023, seizing this prestigious rank after surpassing Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan.’ Despite the competitive landscape with recent releases like ‘Salaar Part 1: Ceasefire’ and ‘Dunki,’ ‘Animal’ remarkably sustained its hold, attracting audiences during the extended holiday weekend. The film amassed an impressive closing weekend collection of Rs 4.07 crore, elevating its total earnings to Rs 546.27 crore (nett).

Surpassing Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’

Marking its territory firmly, ‘Animal’ outperformed Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’ during its fifth weekend, amassing a cumulative collection of Rs 546.27 crore (nett), while ‘Pathaan’ settled at Rs 543.09 crore (nett). Despite this feat, ‘Animal’ faces a daunting task in surpassing the monumental earnings of SRK’s ‘Jawan,’ which stands at an impressive Rs 640.25 crore (nett), leading the way in the box office hierarchy.

‘Animal’ Plot

Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s ‘Animal’ marks his third directorial venture, following his successes with ‘Arjun Reddy’ and ‘Kabir Singh.’ The film narrates a poignant story revolving around a tumultuous father-son relationship intertwined with themes of vengeance. With Ranbir Kapoor in the lead, the movie boasts a formidable cast including Bobby Deol, Rashmika Mandanna, Triptii Dimri, and Anil Kapoor, contributing to its compelling narrative and box office success.

Ranbir Kapoor’s Milestone

Beyond claiming the position of the second-highest-grossing film of 2023, ‘Animal’ also solidifies its standing as Ranbir Kapoor’s highest-grossing movie to date. This achievement further cements the actor’s prominence in the industry, showcasing his ability to draw audiences and deliver impactful performances, elevating the film’s overall success.

Celebrating Success of Animal

As the accolades pour in, the creators of ‘Animal’ gear up to commemorate its triumph with a grand success celebration slated for the upcoming week. This event aims to honor the exceptional performance of the film at the box office, acknowledging the collaborative efforts of the cast and crew, and celebrating the movie’s resounding success among audiences.

By Yashika Desai

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