Superstar Shahrukh Khan's latest movie Ra.One failed to beat the first day record of Salman Khan's Bodyguard at the Box Office. But the superhero film has set a new record on the third day with its collection crossing Rs 57 crores net in the Indian Box Office.
Bodyguard had smashed all records by grossing Rs 21.25 crore on the opening day. Whereas Ra.One also got bumper opening with its occupancy ranging from 70-100% in two shows across the country. But its business went down in later screenings on the first day due to Diwali festivities. It ended up by collecting Rs 14.63 crore net from the Hindi version and Rs 2 crore net from the Tamil and Telugu versions.
The collection of Bodyguard had gone down drastically on the second and with earning reaching Rs 17.25 crore. Whereas Ra.One did a fair business and its collection went up by nearly 60% on the second day. The science fiction flick earned Rs 22.8 crore in the Hindi version alone.
On the third day, Bodyguard business had fallen even further and it had collected Rs 13.25 crore. Comparing to its second day collection, Ra.One also fell down at Box Office. But it did better business than its first day collection. It grossed Rs 15.50 crore net on the third day.
However, Shahrukh-Kareena starrer has set a record three day collection of Rs 53 crore net, by surpassing previous record of Bodyguard, which had grossed Rs 52.60 crores. The Tamil and Telugu versions of the film also collected around Rs 4 crore net over three days, giving it a total of Rs 57 crore net.