Zoya Akhtar’s ongoing box office hit, Gully Boy is up for setting the 100 crore club mark in a week of its release. The film made a collection of ₹6.05 crores on the seventh day, making its aggregate total to ₹95.25 crore.
The film based on the underground rap culture of Mumbai has put up consistently well at the box office from the very first day.
Starring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Kalki Koechlin, Vijay Raaz and Vijay Verma, Gully Boy has performed remarkably well in metropolitan circuits, trade analysts have pointed out. It is being conjectured that if it continues its pace, Gully Boy will enter the Rs 100 crore club on day 8.
The film garnered rave reviews for its depiction of a Muslim rapper (played by Singh) who faces immense class struggle while looking for the right opportunity to propel his musical career. It is loosely based on the lives of rappers DIVINE and Naezy. The film has also become Singh’s second biggest opener with Simmba ranking first with 20.73 crore. Meanwhile, Uri: The Surgical Strike is still earning big bucks at the box office, even on the sixth week of its release. The film amassed Rs 229.77 crore on Wednesday, and is expected to cross Rs 230 crores at the domestic box office by Thursday.