Vicky Kaushal starrer 'Sam Bahadur' released in theatres on December 1, clashing with Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Animal'. The Meghna Gulzar directorial had a decent opening on Day 1 as it earned Rs 6.25 crore at the box office. On Day 2, the film witnessed a growth. 'Sam Bahadur' collected Rs 9.25 crore nett on Saturday in India as per early estimates, as per a report by Sacnilk. So, compared to the opening day, the collection on Day 2 is quite impressive which is a good sign. The movie has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.
'Sam Bahadur' had an overall occupancy of 46 percent on Saturday So, the total collection of the biopic stands at Rs 15.5 crore nett.
Meghna Gulzar and Vicky Kaushal collaborated for the second time with 'Sam Bahadur' after 'Raazi'.
'Sam Bahadur' is about India's legendary Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. It shows his sacrifices for the nation and his bravery and victory in the 1971 Indo-Pak war. Vicky has perfectly aced the look and mannerisms of India's war hero. Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra play pivotal parts in the war biopic.
Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s ‘Animal’ had a bumper opening on Day 1. It has got mixed reviews from critics and audiences. Many have slammed the film for its toxic masculinity and misogyny.