Bollywood movie Dhoom 3 has turned out to be the biggest money spinner of the year 2013. The Vijay Krishna Acharya-directed film has concluded the first week with a historic collection at the Indian Box Office. The action thriller has smashed all previous records including that of recent Blockbusters Chennai Express and Krrish 3. But it has just missed to surpass Rs 200 crore mark. In seven days, fifth highest grosser of all time and the third highest grosser of 2013.
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Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra and
Kaif starrer set new benchmark by releasing in 4500 screens in
the domestic market on December 20. Having soared up viewers'
curiosity and expectations to the sky high, Dhoom 3
recorded a huge amount of advance ticket booking for the first
weekend. The movie opened to an earth-shattering response at the
Indian Box Office on Friday.
Dhoom 3 registered an average of 95% to 100% occupancy
at both single screens and multiplexes on its opening day. Despite
getting positive word from critics and viewers, the movie showed
dip in its business on Saturday and that was due to busy working
day for offices and colleges. However, it witnessed escalation in
its figures on Sunday. The film collected Rs 107.61 crores nett at
the Indian Box Office in the first weekend.
The Aditya Chopra-produced film continued keep the cash
registers ringing at the ticket counters even on weekdays. The
business of Dhoom 3 dropped by around 30% on Monday, but
when compared to other biggies' films, it was a record collection.
It maintained rock-steady throughout the week. The film was
expected to do well on Wednesday, a Christmas holiday. The movie
had a jump, but it was not upto the expected mark.
Dhoom 3 has collected Rs 88.37 crores nett at the
Indian Box Office on the weekdays, taking its 7-day domestic total
to Rs 188.98 crores nett, which is the highest ever collection made
by a Bollywood film the first week. In this total collection, Rs
10.31 crores is coming from its Telugu and Tamil versions. Its
breakup is Rs 36.22 cr on Fri, Rs 33.36 cr on Sat, Rs 38.03 cr on
Sun, Rs 21.71 cr on Mon, Rs 20.14 cr on Tue, Rs 25.52 cr on Wed and
Rs 14.01 cr on Thu.
In just seven days, Dhoom 3 has beaten life-time
collection record of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, which had
raked in Rs 188.57 crores nett at the Indian Box Office in its
complete run in theatres. It has become third highest grosser of
2013. Having missed to beat Ek Tha Tiger life-time record
(Rs 199.50 crores nett), the movie has also become the fifth
all-time highest grosser Hindi cinema.
Dhoom 3 Collection In Australia
Dhoom 3 has collected Rs 7.02 crores nett (A$
1,269,297) at the Australia Box Office in the first week. It has
become highest grosser ever in the country.
Dhoom 3 Collection In New Zealand
Dhoom 3 has collected Rs 1.68 crores nett (NZ$ 331,578)
at the New Zealand Box Office in six days and has become highest
grosser ever in the country.
Dhoom 3 Collection In UK
Dhoom 3 has collected Rs 13.32 crores nett (£
1,312,490) at the UK Box Office in six days and Thursday figures
are yet to be announced by the makers.
Dhoom 3 Collection In UAE
Dhoom 3 has collected Rs 19.98 crores nett ($
3,235,000) at the UAE Box Office in four days and its three days
figures are yet to be announced by the makers.
Dhoom 3 Collection In USA
Dhoom 3 has collected Rs 21.18 crores nett ($
3,422,590) at the USA Box Office in the first weekend and the
makers are yet to announce its weekdays collection report.