Ranbir Kapoor is one hell of an actor where all nepotism debates gets a full stop. Yes, we agree that being in one of the most powerful Bollywood families has its own perks, but that doesn’t help you in sustaining longer here. Also, there’s a lot of competition with the industry welcoming outsiders with open arms. So, RK deserves special respect here for establishing himself as one of the most loved stars, in a time where nepotism is a social media thing. Considering all the fandom RK has achieved, we’ll be taking a look at his box office performance.
Here, we’ll be taking a look at Ranbir Kapoor box office performance by comparing the actor’s festival releases and regular releases. So, without wasting any time, let’s get started.
Saawariya marked Ranbir Kapoor’s debut in Bollywood. The film was a Diwali release and saw a clash with Shah Rukh Khan’s Om Shaanti Om. It performed terribly at the box office by collecting just around 21 crores in India against a whopping cost.
Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008)
Bachna Ae Haseeno enjoyed a holiday release as it arrived on Independence Day. The film was a semi-hit at the box office by earning 36.50 crores.
Wake Up Sid (2009)
Wake Up Sid too was a holiday release arriving on Gandhi Jayanti. It clashed with Govinda’s Do Knot Disturb. The film was a semi-hit and earned 28 crores at the box office.
Ajab Prem ki Ghazab Kahani (2009)
Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani was Ranbir Kapoor‘s first regular release and it emerged as one of his biggest hits. The romantic comedy earned 63 crores at the box office.
Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year (2009)
Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year was another YRF release for the actor after Bachna Ae Haseeno. It released on a regular day. It was a box office flop and it earned around 21 crores.
Raajneeti was another regular release for Ranbir. This was the first time the actor played an intense character. The film performed extremely well as it earned 93 crores and emerged as a super hit.
Anjaana Anjaani (2010)
This one too was a regular release and at the box office, it performed not that well. It wasn’t a flop but wasn’t a hit either. It was an average affair earning 41 crores.
Rockstar was a regular release but was a complete game-changer for Ranbir Kapoor as it proved his versatility as a performer. The film was a semi-hit at the box office and it earned 71 crores.
Barfi was another regular release for the actor. The film earned a huge sum of 120 crores and was a box office super hit. It’s Ranbir’s 3rd highest-grossing film.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani was a regular release. It was a huge box office hit and earned 188 crores in India. It’s Ranbir’s 2nd highest grosser to date.
Besharam released on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. It earned 60 crores in India but was a box office flop despite a huge opening.
Roy released on a regular day and was a box office disaster. It made a collection of 45 crores.
Bombay Velvet (2015)
It was Ranbir’s another regular day release of the year and this one too tanked miserably. It made just 24 crores in its theatrical run.
Tamasha was a regular day release and was an average affair. It made 66 crores here in India.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil saw a clash with Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay but had Diwali to compensate for it. The film was a semi-hit and earned 112.50 crores.
Jagga Jasoos (2017)
Jagga Jasoos was a regular release. After taking a decent start, it tanked at the box office. It earned 53.38 crores.
Ranbir Kapoor’s last release, Sanju too was a regular day release. It opened with amazing numbers and made 341.22 crores in its theatrical run. It turned out to be a blockbuster and is Ranbir’s highest-grossing film.
Interestingly, after going through this data, it’s learnt that Ranbir’s top 3 grossing films are non-festive releases. So, it’s clear that he don’t need any holidays or festivities to work wonders at the ticket counter. That’s all about Ranbir Kapoor box office performance!