After proving his versatility with Zara Hatke Zara Bachke and The Great Indian Family, Vicky Kaushal donned the army uniform for the third time in Sam Bahadur. The movie is receiving positive word-of-mouth as the audience is impressed by Vicky’s portrayal of field marshal Sam Manekshaw. After witnessing an upward trend in its opening weekend, Sam Bahadur remained steady on the first Monday and collected Rs 3.5 crores.
Detailed breakdown of Sam Bahadur box office
Friday: Day 1: Rs 6.25 crores
Saturday: Day 2: Rs 9 crores
Sunday: Day 3: Rs 10.3 crores
Monday: Day 4: Rs 3.50 crores
Total (4 days): Rs.29.05 crores
After recording his second biggest opener post URI: The Surgical Strike, the film is expected to surpass the lifetime business of BHOOT: Part One – The Haunted Ship (Rs 31.97 cr). With a total collection of Rs 29.05, the movie has amassed an impressive collection as it held its position strong even amidst the box office storm of Ranbir Kapoor starrer Animal.
Sam Bahadur review
At Bollywood Bubble, we gave the film 3.5 stars out of 5. A part of the review read, “Vicky Kaushal is the ultimate star who will astonish you with his impeccable performance. If not anything, one should definitely watch the movie for Vicky. It is a typical Meghna Gulzar movie with the right amount of intensity and a riveting story. Sam Bahadur is a must-watch movie if historical or war movies entice you.”
Vicky Kaushal as Sam Manekshaw
Directed by Meghna Gulzar, the movie also features Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra. The biographical drama sheds light on the life of army officer Sam Manekshaw who achieved the coveted rank of Field Marshal.