The coming Friday is likely to see the release (as per trade magazines) of Vicky Ranawat’s HASEENA and the Diana Khan starrer KABADDI, but yet again TIGER ZINDA HAI will prove super strong for both despite entering the third week.
SALMAN KHAN in TIGER ZINDA HAI
Meanwhile after a record breaking opening weekend (114 crore) Yash Raj Films’ Ali Abbas Zafar directed Salman-Katrina starrer, TIGER ZINDA HAI, continued its merry during the weekdays as well, collecting 23.50 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unrecieved), 5.75 crore from Ahmedabad, 2.50 crore from Surat, 1.50 crore from Baroda, 60 lakhs from Rajkot, 6.15 crore from Pune, 1.15 crore from Nasik, 1 crore from Goa, 30 lakhs from Belgaum, 14.50 crore from Delhi city, 4 crore from Noida, 3.50 crore from Ghaziabad, 2 crore from Kanpur, 2.75 crore from Lucknow , 1.25 crore from Agra, 52 lakhs from Allahabad, 35.75 lakhs from Aligarh, 1.15 crore from Dehradun, 3.15 crore from Gurgaon, 1.75 crore from Faridabad, 18.65 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 37 lakhs from Panipat, 1.25 crore from Chandigarh, 82.50 lakhs from Jalandhar, 33 lakhs from Patiala, 76 lakhs from Amritsar, 1.25 crore from Ludhiana, 28.50 lakhs from Bhatinda, 17 lakhs from Ambala, 6.50 lakhs from Shimla, 15 lakhs from Jammu, 5.50 crore from Calcutta, 8.50 lakhs from Darjeeling, 58.75 lakhs Siliguri, 85 lakhs from Patna, 30.50 lakhs from Dhanbad, 85 lakhs from Ranchi, 43.75 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 53.65 lakhs from Guwahati, 35 lakhs from Muzaffarpur, 1.50 crore from Nagpur, 1.25 crore from Raipur, 2.25 crore from Indore, 55 lakhs from Gwalior(collections from 3 cinemas unrecieved), 1.50 crore from Bhopal(collections from 4 cinemas unrecieved), 3.85 crore from Jaipur (collections from 3 cinemas unrecieved), 73.25 lakhs from Jodhpur, 51 lakhs from Ajmer, 25.15 lakhs from Bikaner, 1crore from Kota, 65 lakhs from Udaipur, 1.85 crore from Hyderabad, 1.15crore from Aurangabad, 5.50 crore from Bangalore, 40.25 lakhs from Mangalore, 25 lakhs from Mysore, 15 lakhs from Vijayawada, 25 lakhs from Visakhapatnam, 30 lakhs from Madras and 15 lakhs from Kochi. Netting 206 crore during the opening week, TIGER ZINDA HAI is not only a super hit, which is on way to a blockbuster status, but is also the year’s biggest grosser, crossing GOLMAAL RETURNS (205 crore). And that despite a huge 130 crore (raw) budget! TIGER ZINDA HAI is also on a superb overseas run (even without Kuwait and Pakistan), grossing $15.25m (highest of the year, for all films), with £1,235,000 from UK and $4,575,000 from the US, till the second weekend (29-31 December).
FUKREY RETURNS POSTER
Concluding with Excel Entertainment’s FUKREY RETURNS, the film managed to add some more to it’s coffer (creditable given the TIGER ZINDA HAI tsunami) as it collected 65 lakhs from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unrecieved), 10 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 5.75 lakhs from Surat, 3.50 lakhs from Baroda, 20 lakhs from Pune, 3 lakhs from Nasik, 1.50 lakhs from Goa, 85 lakhs from Delhi city, 17lakhs from Noida, 15lakhs from Ghaziabad, 5 lakhs from Kanpur, 10 lakhs from Lucknow , 2 lakhs from Allahabad, 3.55 lakhs from Dehradun, 15lakhs from Gurgaon, 5.75 lakhs from Faridabad, 7.75 lakhs from Chandigarh, 3 lakhs from Jalandhar, 1.50 lakhs from Patiala, 3.50 lakhs from Amritsar, 4.75 lakhs from Ludhiana, 5 lakhs from Calcutta, 3.50 lakhs from Patna 5.50 lakhs from Nagpur, 5 lakhs from Raipur, 10 lakhs from Indore, 3 lakhs from Bhopal, 10 lakhs from Jaipur (collections from 2 cinemas unrecieved), 1.50 lakhs from Jodhpur, 1.50 lakhs from Kota, 2lakhs from Udaipur, 2 lakhs from Hyderabad, 2.15 lakhs from Aurangabad, 15 lakhs from Bangalore. With another 4 crore, FUKREY RETURNS has netted 79 crore in three weeks from India and is a super hit!