Box Office Collection: Sam Bahadur vs Animal – Who’s Winning Hearts and Wallets?

Box Office Collection: Sam Bahadur vs Animal

On its opening day at the box office, Vicky Kaushal’s newest film, “Sam Bahadur,” faces a fierce competition against Ranbir Kapoor’s “Animal.” Both movies, “Animal” and “Sam Bahadur,” hit the screens on December 1.

“Sam Bahadur” explores the life of the legendary Field Marshal, Sam Manekshaw.

Taran Adarsh said in a post on X, “Sam Bahadur Fri / Day 1 at national chains… Update: 7 pm. PVRInox: ₹ 2.80 cr. Cinepolis: ₹ 60 lacs. Total: ₹ 3.40 cr.”

The report highlighted that the Hindi version of the film gathered over ₹50.50 crore on its opening day, while the Telugu version secured ₹10 crore in earnings.

According to the Sacnilk report, “Animal” attained an overall Hindi occupancy of 62.47% on Friday.

Additionally, Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared details about the film on the social media platform X

Despite garnering praise for its entertainment quotient, Ranbir Kapoor’s “Animal” faces criticism for its graphic content and portrayal of Rashmika Mandanna’s character.

In addition, the movie’s controversial theme has sparked widespread discussion since the release of its initial teaser.

Meanwhile, Vicky Kaushal’s “Sam Bahadur” is receiving accolades from audiences. One user commented, “Staying strong so far,” and added, “The film employs powerful dialogues amidst intense battle scenes. Holding up well. Hoping for an equally compelling second half if not stronger.

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