SS Rajamouli’s RRRStarring Ram Charan and NTR Jr. The film is now doing more in Japan after surpassing the Rs 1 billion milestone worldwide and earning $14.5 million in North America online. This historical drama has been screened in 44 cities and prefectures in Japan on 209 screens and 31 of his IMAX screens, making it the biggest domestic release for an Indian film.
within a week, RRR According to Variety, it topped the first week’s collection of Indian films in Japan, raising 73 million yen (400 crore). The film started at number 10 and the top 9 films were all local Japanese films. RRR emerged as the highest-grossing foreign film of the week, ahead of The Bad Guys, Spencer, and Jurassic World Dominion.
Meanwhile, Muthu, starring Rajinikanthis still the highest-grossing film in Japan with a box office of 400 million yen (Rs 22 crore). The film was released in cinemas and limited screens and ran for a year. Other high-grossing films in Japan include SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Final, Aamir Khan3 idiots of SrideviEnglish Vinglish, Akshay KumarPadMan, Dangal, and Baahubali: The Beginning.
RRR has become a phenomenon in the West as well, with many notable filmmakers such as James Gunn and Scott Derrickson applauding the film. The film was the first Indian film to have its own honest trailer and pitch meeting.
RRR is the story of two freedom fighters and friends — Alluri Sitarama Raju (played by Ram Charan) and Jr NTR as Komaram Bheem, who fight side by side with Britain for a common cause. The film recently won Best International Film at the 50th Annual Saturn Awards. It was nominated in multiple categories including Best International Film, Best Action Adventure and Best Director.
https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/telugu/rrr-japan-box-office-ss-rajamouli-more-records-8237850/ RRR Japan Box Office: SS Rajamouli’s epic smashes more records and takes top spot in best first week collection of Indian cinema