RRR Opening Day Box Office Records: Rewriting History

SS Rajamouli’s RRR is looking to break these box office records on its opening day.

RRR finally hits the big screens on March 25, 2022, and moviegoers across the world are super excited. The buzz is sky high and the movie is set to rewrite box office history. On its opening day, SS Rajamouli’s RRR has created several records at the Indian and overseas box office. Here’s a look:

  • RRR is the widest Indian release in the overseas market. It is premiering on around 6000 screens in the overseas market.
  • RRR becomes the first movie to cross Rs 10 Crore in advance booking in Hyderabad for the first day.
  • RRR is the highest opening day grosser in AP and TG, beating Baahubali 2 by a huge margin. In fact, it is the first movie to gross Rs 100 Crore opening in AP-TG.
  • As per early reports, RRR has become the highest opening day grosser in India with the collection of Rs 125+ Crore (nett). It has beaten Baahubali 2 which collected Rs 121 Crore (nett) on its opening day in India.
  • It is also looking to challenge the opening day worldwide gross of Baahubali 2 (Rs 214 Crore). Early estimates suggest that the worldwide gross for the first day is Rs 225+ Crore.
  • In the USA, RRR takes the biggest opening of all time beating Baahubali 2. RRR USA premiere crossed $2.5M (gross) in advance bookings and earned $3M (gross) on its premiere.
  • In the USA, RRR collected $4.5M (gross) on Friday, the biggest opening by any Indian movie in the states.
  • It becomes the biggest opening day share movie in Ceded.
  • RRR becomes the biggest opening day share movie in UA (Rs 7.40 Cr Share).
  • It becomes the biggest opening day share movie in Guntur (Rs 7.00 Cr Share)
  • RRR becomes the second-biggest opening day share movie in West Godavari (Rs 5.93 Cr Share, Baahubali 2 was 6.08 Cr)
  • It becomes the biggest opening day share movie in Nellore (Rs 3.01 Cr Share)
  • RRR is now the biggest opening day grosser (Hindi) of 2022.

We will keep on updating this list as the numbers are out.

SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus stars Jnr NTR and Ram Charan in the lead roles. It also features Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Olivia Morris, Samuthirakani, Ray Stevenson, Shriya Saran and Alison Doody.

RRR is a fictional story about two Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Rama Rao), who fought against the British Raj and Nizam of Hyderabad respectively.