Salman's Ek Tha Tiger crosses Rs. 200 crore
By Hindustan Times
After making the fastest Rs. 100 cr at the Indian box office, Salman Khan's Ek Tha Tiger has reached another milestone. The film has crossed Rs. 200 cr mark after factoring in domestic as well as overseas BO. In India, The film collected Rs. 7 cr on Saturday.
"EkThaTiger India + Overseas combined biz *after 2nd Weekend* is Rs. 210 cr +. ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER," says trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
The film has garnered Rs. 175 cr in India. "India Rankings TOP 3:- No 1 - #3Idiots [202 cr nett], No 2 - #EkThaTiger [175 cr nett, still counting], No 3 - #Bodyguard [148 cr nett]," adds Adarsh.
"Ek Tha Tiger made an approx 7 Crores on its Day 11 at the Indian box office. The movie is doing pretty well in it’s 2nd week and now stands at a nett box office collection of 164.25 Crores," reports Koimoi.com.
"Ek Tha Tiger had made a 4.50 Crores on it’s 2nd Friday but seems it recovered pretty steadily on Saturday which saw almost 60% growth," adds the website.
"Meanwhile, the movie has also done pretty well overseas whether it grossed over 32 Crores in it’s 1st 11 days. Salman Khan is indeed on a roll!" according to the website.
Second biggest grosser
Salman Khan's Ek Tha Tiger has not only crossed Rs. 150 cr in India, the film is now the second biggest grosser after 3 Idiots. The movie has also beat the lifetime business of Salman's another film Dabangg.
"As you read this, #EkThaTiger has *crossed* 150 cr nett in India *today*. Now the 2nd biggest grosser of Hindi cinema, after #3Idiots," tweeted trade expert Taran Adarsh.
"#EkThaTiger *actuals* Wed 10.45 cr. Total: 147.60 cr nett. Crosses lifetime biz of #Dabangg [147 cr]. AMAZING!" Adarsh tweeted.
The film is also making records in well overseas.
"#EkThaTiger is @BeingSalmanKhan’s biggest hit in New Zealand. Biz at par with #3Idiots, #MNIK and #Housefull2 there," Adarsh had tweeted.
"#EkThaTiger *Australia* Wed A$ 15,227. Total: A$ 494,248 [Rs 2.87 cr]. Ranks amongst the biggest grossers in Australia," he added.
"#EkThaTiger *UK* Wed £ 71,790 [25 screens yet to report]. Total: £ 888,650 [Rs 7.79 cr]. Racing towards £ 1 million mark!" Adarsh's tweet read.
The 100 crore feat
"#EkThaTiger - India *actuals* Sun 23.06 cr. Total: 100.16 cr nett. SUPERB. Fastest 100 cr grosser ever - 5 days [Hindi films]. NEW RECORD!" tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
"#EkThaTiger is @BeingSalmanKhan ’s 4th century [100 cr], the other three being #Dabangg [147 cr], #Ready [122 cr] and #Bodyguard [148 cr]," added Adarsh.
"Ek Tha Tiger reaches 100-cr mark in 5 days - another Rs. 25 cr from overseas. Total Rs. 125 cr. Today's Eid collection remains to be counted," tweeted ABP News.
The film had reached Rs. 77.10 cr mark on Saturday. "#EkThaTiger - India *actuals* Sat 16.75 cr. Total: 77.10 cr nett. Excellent growth on Saturday," Adarsh had tweeted.