Reliance Entertainment, Rohit Shetty Picturez & Dharma Productions’ collaboration delivers unmatched entertainment to global audiences
SIMMBA BECOMES BIGGEST BOLLYWOOD BOX OFFICE BLOCKBUSTER for all 3 production houses
Collects Rs 350 crore at the GLOBAL BOX OFFICE in just 16 days
Simmba enters the top 10 Bollywood films of ALL TIME in terms of net Domestic Box Office
Rohit Shetty is only the 2nd Director in India with 3 films having net domestic box office over Rs. 200crore
Rohit Shetty is also the only Director in India with 8 consecutive films having net domestic box office over Rs. 100 crore
Mumbai, January 13, 2019: The latest mega hit in Bollywood’s history “Simmba” is on a record-breaking spree. The film has shattered several box office records and has now entered the ranks of the top 10 Bollywood domestic box office hits of ALL TIME.
Simmba, released on 28th December 2018, has grossed over Rs. 350 crores at the domestic and overseas box office, becoming the highest grossing film for all of its makers – Reliance Entertainment, Rohit Shetty Picturez and Dharma Productions.
With Simmba, Rohit Shetty now holds the unmatched record of having eight consecutive films to enter the Rs. 100 crore net domestic box office club, and he is only the 2nd director in India with three films to enter the super elite Rs. 200 crore club.
Director, Rohit Shetty, strongly feels that the success of the film not only belongs to him, but to fans & the fraternity as a whole. “It feels incredible to see the excitement and fabulous response of the audience for Simmba in cinema halls everywhere. I am very happy with the appreciation the film is garnering,” he stated.
Shibasish Sarkar, Reliance Entertainment, commented, “Simmba has received great love from critics and audiences alike, globally. We are grateful to our partners, Rohit and Karan, and new ‘superstar’ Ranveer Singh, for creating a hugely entertaining film that has delivered great joy to audiences through the holiday season and beyond.”
Producer, Karan Johar, said, “All of us at DHARMA PRODUCTIONS are so proud and ecstatic with SIMMBA! Officially our biggest hit!! Rohit Shetty is a mainstream maverick and this has been one of our best associations and looking forward to many more with him and his team. SIMMBA marks the beginning of a solid professional bond between Rohit & me! Personally he is one of the best guys in the business and a true friend!”
Simmba stars Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan, Sonu Sood, Siddharth Jadhav, Ashutosh Rana & Ajay Devgn is still playing successfully in cinemas.
The film is presented by Reliance Entertainment in association with Dharma Productions and Rohit Shetty Picturez.
About Reliance Entertainment:
Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms. Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners.
This relationship has produced several highly successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog’s Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post and Green Book.
About Rohit Shetty Picturez
Incorporated in 2016, Rohit Shetty Picturez is a joint venture with Reliance Entertainment & Film Director, Producer and Television Personality Rohit Shetty. He is one of the most successful and sought-after film director in the contemporary Indian film industry. Rohit has been the vision behind hugely successful film franchises like Golmaal & Singham.
Rohit has many more blockbusters to his credit as compared to any other Indian filmmaker in recent times. As director, Rohit currently has had the highest numbers of movies in the coveted 100 crs ($15 m) & 200 crs ($30 m) Box Office Club.
The first film under the newly incorporated joint venture was the October 2017 release “Golmaal Again”. The next project with Ranveer Singh & Sara Ali Khan starrer titled “Simmba” released on 28 December 2018. Both the films have broken multiple box office records and become one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all times.
In addition to Hindi films, Rohit Shetty Picturez has definitive roll out plans to address the digital content consuming audience with original web series and cater to Rohit’s younger fans with animated content like “Little Singham” debuting on Discovery Kids in April 2108.
About Dharma Productions
Dharma Productions is one of India’s top film production house. Led by Karan Johar, the company was founded by his father Late Shri Yash Johar in 1976, with its first production venture titled ‘Dostana’ starring Amitabh Bachchan.
Since Karan Johar’s directorial debut film ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’, the company has gone on to produce more than 35 films which include a series of blockbusters and critically acclaimed films like ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, 2 States and Kapoor & Sons’.
In its recent past, Dharma Productions has earned a name in the industry for encouraging and launching a fresh talent pool of directors, together with rising stars such as Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan.
In the last year, the company produced both critical & commercial successes alike Raazi and Dhadak. Some of the most keenly awaited films sitting in its roster are Kesari, Kalank, SOTY2, Good News, Brahmāstra, Rannbhoomi and Takht.
Today, Dharma Productions is the most sought after production house in the country and is constantly aiming at creating new benchmarks in the Indian film industry.
For further information contact:
Daljeet S Singh(+91 93120 14099) – Daljeet.S.Singh@relianceada.com