Salman Khan had to open a bumper in the highly anticipated Eid release ‘Race 3’ because he had raised Rs 27.69 crore on his first day in cinemas. The film went ahead to become a better day at the box office as it earned Rs 36.25 crore and according to a report on Box Office India.com, ‘Race 3’ brought 37 crore rupees on Sunday. This has reduced the total number of films to 100.94 crore.
It has been said in the report that “Race 3” has scored well in all India except Tamilnadu and Kerala, but this trend looks good in important centers like Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar and Central India. In this kind of achievement, the film has deposited Rs 33 crore in Mumbai alone and Rs 21 crore in Delhi.
The three-day collection of Rs 100.94 crore, making this the biggest opening weekend of the year, defeating the choice of ‘Padmavat’, which earned Rs 75 crore in the first weekend in the beginning of this year. ‘Race 3’ has also become the sixth highest weekend and fourth highest opening weekend for Salman Khan starrer.
‘Race 3’ sits behind the movie like ‘Bahubali 2: The convolution’, ‘Tiger Jinda Hai’, ‘Sultan’, ‘Dangle’ and ‘Bajrangi Bhaijan’ in the list of the highest first weekend collections for the sixth place. Race 3 has not broken the record of ‘ bahubali 2 – the conclusion’.