Joaquin Phoenix starrer Joker garnered much praises and was received by audience and critics with much cheers. After accomplishing the feet of the most successful R-rated movies of all time.
Now, according to the latest Forbes reports, the DC film topped Rs 6816.5 crore ( $953 million) worldwide after its fifth week. Joker was made on a budget of Rs 446.1 crore ($62.5 million). The film has catapult into the most profitable film in terms of its budget versus the box office collection.
Joker, which was released on October 2 in India, performed well in the country too. The film crossed Rs 50 crore in India despite facing stiff competition from Bollywood films War and The Sky Is Pink. Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff's War was also released on October 2.
Meanwhile, amidst talks about Phoenix might return as Arthur Fleck in the Joker origin movie , the actor said, ““I wouldn’t just do a sequel just because the first movie is successful, that’s ridiculous,” Phoenix told LA Times’ The Envelope.”
“Long before the release or before we had any idea if it would be successful, we talked about sequels. “In the second or third week of shooting, I was like: ‘Todd, can you start working on a sequel? There’s way too much to explore.’ It was kind of in jest — but not really,” he said.