Rajamouli’s 2022 magnum opus, “RRR” is creating and breaking records at the box office in Japan. The epic was released on Oct 21st and took the biggest start for an Indian film, following the biggest opening weekend, in Japan.
The epic action drama was released in March 2022 in India and made it big at the box office, here. It went on to become the 4th highest-grosser Indian movie of all time and the 2nd highest all-time in Telugu.
RRR Japan Box Office Collection
It was released in around 210 screens in Japan, including 31 IMAX screens. The movie took a record-breaking start there earning a solid Japanese¥ 18M (₹ 1.06 crores), It minted ¥65M (₹ 3.61 crores) on its 1st weekend in Japan.
RRR-Japan 1st weekend BOC: Day 1 (₹ 1.06 crores), Day 2 (₹ 1.33 crores), Day 3 (₹ 1.22 crores)
With this, it became the highest first-day grosser, first weekend grosser. And reportedly, the flick emerged as the biggest 1st week-grosser in Japan for an Indian film as well. It clocked in JP¥ 73M (₹ 4.05 crores) on its first week in Japan. Rajamouli’s movie opened at No.10 and was the highest non-Japanese grosser of the 1st week, the top 9 were all local Japanese movies.
Crosses JP¥ 300M in 34 Days
Rajamouli’s RRR has touched 250M Yen in 4 weeks in Japan which is tantamount to Rs 14.52 Crs approx. And now as per recent reports, it has crossed the JP¥ 300M mark in just 34 days. It has become the fastest Indian film to achieve the feat and with this pace, it will soon cross the Baahubali 2 lifetime (JP¥ 330M) biz in Japan.
RRR, Enters all-time Top-3 Indian film in Japan
As per the trade reports, RRR recovers the distributor’s shares within 10 days completing the break-even and entering the profit phase in Japan. It is also reported that the multi-starrer enters at no.3 to become the all-time Highest grossing Indian film in Japan.
Take a look at the highest-grossing Indian films in Japan, below:
Muthu- JP¥ 400M
Baahubali2- JP¥ 330M
RRR- JP¥ 300M ( ₹ 17.6 Cr)**
3 Idiots- JP¥ 149M
English Vinglish- JP¥ 146M
Saaho- JP¥ 132M
The worldwide gross collection of RRR has now reached ₹ 1133 crores which includes ₹ 228 crores in the overseas territories.
All About RRR (Film)
RRR hit the theatres in India on 25 March 2022, it was opened with rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. It saw the biggest-ever opening for an Indian film and went on to churn out 1115 crores gross in its lifetime becoming the 4th highest-grosser Indian movie of all time. It was made on a budget of 550 crores.