BOX OFFICE: ‘Aam Aadmi’ Pushes R… Rajkumar In Top 10 Weekends 2013


The Aam Aadmi has spoken on Shahid Kapoor‘s R… Rajkumar, and proved yet again that reviews don’t matter to them. While India is celebrating the stupendous performance of the Aam Aadmi Party in New Delhi, there’s a reason for Shahid Kapoor to celebrate as well. His story too is now written by the Aam Aadmi.

R… Rajkumar, featuring Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha in lead roles, was released on Friday, December 6, 2012. Critics wrote off the film as the “the worst film” of 2013. But, Aam Aadmi, the common man proved them wrong! They proved the point that they don’t care about filmmaking and the other things – they just want entertainment. Be it mediocre or outstanding, they are ready for everything.

R… Rajkumar garnered in the range Rs 88.6 million (8.86 crore) nett on Friday, making it the biggest Shahid Kapoor opener of all times. Saturday saw in the range of Rs 83 million (8.30 crore) nett, while Sunday was in the range of Rs 106 million (10.60 crore) nett. The weekend total for R… Rajkumar settled in the range of Rs 277.6 million (27.76 crore) nett.

The film has performed well in single screen dominated circuits, especially in towns and cities of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Bihar.

With this weekend Box Office total, Shahid Kapoor’s R… Rajkumar has arrived at number 10 spot on our “Top Weekends of 2013” chart. This is for the first time that a Shahid Kapoor film has performed well in areas dominated by single screens. Shahid Kapoor so far was the heartthrob of multiplex audiences, where earlier he drew more business as compared to single screens.

The Top Ten biggest weekend collections (Friday, Saturday, Sunday or first three days) of 2013 are as follows:

1. Chennai Express – Rs 935 million (Rs 93.5 crore) nett approx.
2. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani – Rs 624.6 million (Rs 62.46 crore) nett approx.
3. Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela – Rs 510 million (51 crore) nett approx.
4. Krrish 3 – Rs 502.4 million (50.24 crore) nett approx.
5. Race 2 – Rs 480 million (48 crore) nett approx.
6. Grand Masti – Rs 395 million (39.5 crore) nett approx.
7. Satyagraha – Rs 337 million (33.7 crore) nett approx.
8. Besharam – Rs 312 million (31.2 crore) nett approx.
9. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag – Rs 311 million (31.1 crore) nett approx.
10. R… RajkumarRs 277.6 million (27.76 crore) nett approx.

Have you watched R… Rajkumar? Let us know your reaction in comments below.

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