'Simmba' earns Rs 150.81 cr in first week

The Ranveer Singh starrer wiped off 'Zero' from theatres

'Simmba' earns Rs 150.81 cr in first week -

New Delhi, Jan 4 (UNI) The Rohit Shetty directorial 'Simmba' has earned Rs 150.81 crore at the box office across the country, trade sources said on Friday.

Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan starrer 'Simmba' earned Rs 11.78 crore on Thursday, pushing its grand total to Rs 150.81 crore in the first week.

''With no major release on Friday, 'Simmba' might cross the Rs 200 crore mark,'' the sources said. 'Simmba' is Ranveer's fourth film and  Rohit Shetty's eighth film to cross Rs 100 crore mark.

'Golmaal Again', which was Rohit Shetty's 2017's release, collected over Rs 200 crore.

'Simmba' is an action film directed by Rohit Shetty and written by Yunus Sajawal and Sajid-Farhad.

A spin-off of the 'Singham' franchise, the film is produced by Shetty under his banner Rohit Shetty Picturez and Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta under the banner Dharma Productions.

It stars Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan and Sonu Sood, with Ajay Devgan reprising his role of 'Bajirao Singham'. The film follows Sangram "Simmba" Bhalerao, a corrupt police officer hailing from the same town as Singham, who is forced to lead a more righteous path after tragedy strikes those near him.
The film was released in India on December 28, 2018.