Oppenheimer, which released in theatres on Friday, has been doing very well at the box office in India. Directed by Christopher Nolan, the film’s weekend collection has taken earnings very close to ₹50 crore nett. Unlike worldwide box office numbers, Oppenheimer has been faring better than Barbie in India.
Oppenheimer, which follows physicist J Robert Oppenheimer’s work and life, is a biopic set during the Second World War. Robert Oppenheimer helped invent nuclear weapons during that time. He was known as the Father of the Atomic Bomb. The film is set during a period in history when he understood that testing the atomic bomb would destroy the world but that didn’t stop him from pushing the button.
Oppenheimer India box office collection
According to a Sacnilk.com report, Oppenheimer earned ₹17.25 crore nett in India on the third day of its release for all languages as per early estimates. The film minted ₹14.50 crore on day one of its release and ₹17.25 crore on the second day of its release. Currently, the total earnings of Oppenheimer stand at ₹49 crore. Oppenheimer released on the same day in theatres as Barbie in the biggest clash of Hollywood summer blockbusters.