Rajamouli’s 2022 blockbuster, ‘RRR’ is creating and breaking box office records in Japan. Epic released on October 21 and had the biggest opening weekend in Japan, the biggest opening for an Indian film.
The epic action drama released in India in March 2022 and made it big at the box office, here. It became the 4th highest grossing Indian film of all time and the 2nd highest grossing film in Telugu.
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RRR Japan Box Office Collection 1st-Week
It was released in approximately 210 screens in Japan, including 31 IMAX screens. The film made a record-breaking debut there earning a strong Japanese ¥18M (₹1.06 crore), earning ¥65M (₹3.61 crore) in its first weekend in Japan.
RRR-Japan 1st weekend BOC: Day 1 (₹ 1.06 crore), Day 2 (₹ 1.33 crore), Day 3 (₹ 1.22 crore)
Also, it became the highest first day grosser, first weekend grosser. And now according to the latest reports, the film has also emerged as the highest first week grosser for an Indian film in Japan. It closed at JP¥73M (₹4.05 crore) in its first week in Japan.
Rajamouli’s film opened at number 10 and was the highest non-Japanese grosser of the week, the top 9 being all local Japanese films.
RRR, aspires to enter the all-time top-3 Indian films in Japan
According to trading estimates, RRR will restore the distributor’s shares within 10 days of completing the break-even and entering the profitable phase in Japan. It is also speculated that the multi-starrer may enter the all-time list of highest-grossing Indian films in Japan in the long run.
Take a look at the highest grossing Indian films in Japan, below:
Muthu – JP¥ 400M
Baahubali 2 – JP¥ 330M
3 Idiots – JP¥ 149M
English Vinglish – JP¥ 146M
Saaho – JP¥ 132M
All About RRR (Movie)
RRR hit theaters in India on 25 March 2022, it opened to rave reviews from critics and audiences. It had the biggest opening for an Indian film and became the fourth highest grossing Indian film of all time, grossing 1115 crores in its lifetime. It was made on a budget of 550 crores.