Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer, YRF’s latest Hindi movie “Dhoom 3″ had a earth shattering response at the box-office. The movie collected Rs 100 crore plus in its first three days of release.
The movie was released to a record 4000 screens in India and 700 plus screens overseas on December 20, 2013.
On the 1st day of its release, “Dhoom 3″ broke all the previous box-office records by earning Rs 36.22 cr including Hindi, Tamil and Telugu versions.
On the 2nd day Saturday, the collection was Rs. 33.36 cr and 3rd day Sunday it collected another Rs 33.25 crores, making it to a a grand total of Rs 102.83 crores in its first three days of release.
"Dhoom 3" day-wise box-office collections
|Total Worldwide||Rs 305.01 crores|
|Friday - Day 1||Rs 36.22 crores|
|Saturday - Day 2||Rs 33.36 crores|
|Sunday - Day 3||Rs 38.03 crores|
|Monday - Day 4||Rs 21.71 crores|
|Tuesday - Day 5||Rs 23.75 crores|
|Wednesday - Day 6||Rs. 25.52 crores|
|Thursday - Day 7||Rs 14.01 crores|
|Friday - Day 8||Rs 10.10 crores|
|India Total||Rs 199.73 crores|
|Overseas Collections||Rs 105.28 crores|
The movie got phenomenal response overseas too, in the United States it collected Rs 12.20 crores, UK Rs 5.25 crores, UAE Rs 15.50 crores, Pakistan Rs 2.60 crores, New Zealand 0.73 crores, Australia Rs 2.37 crores.
In Pakistan “Dhoom 3″ broke the all time 1st day collections of “War”.
The movie broke the records even though it was released on a non-holiday. With the weekend over and the Crhistmas holidays coming up, the movie is expected to beat all the existing records, of Salman Khan’s “Ek tha Tiger”, Shahrukh Khan’s “Chennai Express” and Hrithik Roshan’s “Krrish 3″.
In North America, “Dhoom 3″ debuted to a record-breaking $3.3 million from 236 theaters, making it the biggest opening of all time for a Bollywood movie.
The movie had mixed reviews from trade analysts, Taran Adarsh rated it 4.5 out of 5 stars and described, “On the whole, “DHOOM-3″ is one solid entertainer loaded with attitude and star power that will leave fans of the series salivating for more”.
Check out the Twitter review of “Dhoom 3″
The Daily Bhaskar also gave a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and praised the performance of Aamir Khan. It wrote, “The whole film rests on Khan’s shoulders, and it won’t be an overestimation to say that he is strong enough to hold the three hours all by himself”.
“Dhoom 3″ directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra stars stars Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra and Katrina Kaif.