Simmba, starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan in the lead roles, has taken a far-fetched start at the worldwide box-office. The crime action drama is directed by Rohit Shetty. He earned $ 1.884 mn from the overseas markets on its opening day, which is in Indian currency equivalent to Rs 13.14 crore.
In the USA-Canada circuit Simmba collected a handsome $ 488k While in UAE-GCC it put $ 892k in its kitty. In The UK and Australia+Fiji markets it earned $ 87k and $ 144k respectively. From the rest of the world, the movie earned $ 273k.
Simmba has witnessed a great opening in abroad, it’s doing splendidly well on its home grass too. The film, on its opening day in India, received a huge amount of Rs 20.72 crore. The masala action entertainer has delivered his best opening ever surpassing Padmaavat by a good margin.
Simmba got mixed response from film critics across the nation. While some critics pointed out that the tone of the film was ‘regressive,’ there were others who looked beyond the ‘logic-free’ plot and called it a ‘paisa vasool’ movie. However, the fan of Hindi Cinema is flocking to theatres in large numbers for Simmba.