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30 Jan 2019

'Simmba' director Rohit Shetty donates Rs. 51L to Mumbai police

Rohit Shetty donates Rs. 51L to Mumbai police

A month ago Rohit Shetty's Simmba hit the screens. Since then the movie has been on money churning spree at the box office.

In fact, Simmba has raked in Rs. 239.6 crore so far making Rohit the king of box office.

Rohit, who is basking in the success of his movie, won hearts after he donated Rs. 51 lakh to Mumbai police.

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Rohit Shetty donates Rs. 51L to Mumbai police
Rohit handed over the cheque during Umang 2019

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Rohit handed over the cheque during Umang 2019

Notably, Rohit announced the noble decision during the recently held Umang 2019, a cultural festival organized by the Mumbai Police.

Rohit, along with Ajay Devgn, Ranveer Singh and Akshay Kumar, handed over the cheque of Rs. 51 lakh on behalf of his production house Rohit Shetty Picturez to the Commissioner of Police.

This gesture of Rohit certainly won him the love of Mumbai Police.

Collections

'Simmba' started its run on splendid note

Starring Ranveer and Sara Ali Khan in the lead, Simmba took the box office by storm on the first day itself.

Given the positive response and a good word of mouth publicity, Simmba managed to earn around Rs. 240 crore in four weeks.

In fact, it became Rohit's eighth movie in Rs. 100 crore club and is expected to cross Rs. 250 crore soon.

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Cop drama proves lucky for Rohit

Cop drama

Cop drama proves lucky for Rohit

Rohit's fascination for cop drama is a known fact. In fact, he struck gold with his first cop drama Singham that released in 2011.

He returned with Singham 2 in 2013 with Ajay Devgn in the lead again, that also did an incredible business at the box office.

And his recent release Simmba with Ranveer has already been declared a winner by the audience.

Upcoming movies

Rohit to expand his cop drama universe

Interestingly, Rohit's love for cop drama doesn't end with Simmba. He is coming with another super cop movie Sooryavanshi starring Akshay Kumar.

Besides, Rohit is also planning to introduce Salman Khan as the new policewala in his cop drama universe.

Reportedly, Rohit will be directing Salman in an action-packed cop flick tentatively titled as Kick 2.

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What is the collection of Simmba?

Why did Rohit Shetty donate Rs. 51 lakh?

Which are Rohit Shetty's cop based movies?

Which are Rohit Shetty's upcoming movies?

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What is the collection of Simmba?

Asked on 30-01-2019 by Ishan Shah

Answered by NewsBytes

Helmed by Rohit Shetty, Simmba has made a collection of Rs. 239.60 cr in a span of four weeks. If the trade experts are to be believed, the movie is expected to cross Rs. 250 crore soon.

Why did Rohit Shetty donate Rs. 51 lakh?

Asked on 30-01-2019 by Navya Verma

Answered by NewsBytes

After basking in the success of his recent cop drama Simmba, Rohit Shetty donated Rs. 51 lakh to the Mumbai Police for the welfare of the policemen.

Which are Rohit Shetty's cop based movies?

Asked on 30-01-2019 by Harini Verma

Answered by NewsBytes

Rohit Shetty has directed three cop dramas so far; Ajay Devn-starrer Singham (2011) and Singham (2013), and Ranveer Singh-starrer Simmba (2018). He will also be coming up with his fourth cop drama Sooryavanshi with Akshay Kumar in the lead.

Which are Rohit Shetty's upcoming movies?

Asked on 30-01-2019 by Sanvi Sengupta

Answered by NewsBytes

Rohit Shetty is currently working on Akshay Kumar-starrer Sooryavanshi. Besides, he is also in talks for directing Kick 2 with Salman Khan in the lead. However, an official confirmation is yet to be made.

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