Aditya Chopra's latest production Dhoom 3, the third installment in the popular Dhoom series, has stormed the Indian Box Office in the first weekend. With its fantastic 3-day collection, the Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra and Katrina Kaif starrer has smashed all the records of Shahrukh Khan's Chennai Express and Hrithik Roshan's Krrish 3. Having crossed Rs 100 crore mark in three days, the film has become the fastest Rs 100 crore grosser in the domestic market.
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Dhoom 3, which released with Hindi, Telugu and Tamil versions in 4,500 screens across the country, had a huge amount of advance ticket booking on its opening day. With this, the movie registered 95% to 100% occupancy in both single screens and multiplexes across the country on Friday. The film collected Rs 33.42 crores nett from its Hindi version and Rs 2.80 crores from Tamil and Telugu versions. It minted a total of Rs 36.22 crores nett at the Indian Box Office on the first day.
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Despite getting positive response from both film critics and viewers, the business of Dhoom 3 dipped around 10% next day. But the movie did a record collection on Saturday, when compared to other biggies like Chennai Express and Krrish 3. The film collected Rs 33.36 crores nett (Rs 31.25 cr from Hindi and Rs 2.11 cr from Tamil and Telugu) at the Indian Box Office on the second day.
But Dhoom 3 showed a big jump on Sunday. When compared to its opening day collection, the movie witnessed 10% improvement and collected approximately Rs 39+ crores nett at the Indian Box Office on its third day. It has raked in a total of Rs 108.58 crores nett (from all versions) at the domestic collection centres in the (3 days) first weekend.
However, Chennai Express, which was the fastest Rs 100 crore grosser in the domestic market, had collected Rs 100.42 crores nett including its business in paid preview (PP) at the Indian Box Office in the first weekend and its breakup was Rs 6.75 cr in PP on Tue, Rs 33.12 cr on Fri, Rs 28.05 cr on Sat and Rs 32.5 cr on Sun. Whereas Dhoom 3 has smashed all its records and become the highest grosser in the domestic market in the first weekend. Continue to read viewers' comments on Dhoom 3 in the slides.