MUMBAI: Rajkumar Hirani’s 3 Idiots has shattered the opening day box office collections records of all time with net of Rs 129 million (Rs 12.9 crore) in India on Friday.
The paid preview and Friday collections of 3 Idiots now add upto Rs 152.10 million (Rs 15.21 crore) in India.
Territory-wise breakup of Friday collections:
Mumbai – Rs 5.30 crore
Delhi/UP – Rs 2.36 crore
Punjab – Rs 1.11 crore
Bengal – Rs 72.90 lakh
Nizam & Andhra – Rs 69 lakh
Rajasthan – Rs 66 lakhs
Mysore – Rs 56.50 lakh
CP – Rs 52 lakh
CI – Rs 47.75 lakh
Tamil Nadu & Kerala – Rs 20 lakh
Bihar – Rs 13 lakh
Assam – Rs 8 lakh
Orrisa – Rs 4.20 lakh
TOTAL – Rs 12.86 crore
The previous record holder for opening day collections was Ghajini, which did a net business of Rs 90 million (Rs 9 crore) on Friday in India. This is followed by Love Aaj Kal (Rs 80 million), Kambakkht Ishq (Rs 75 million) and Singh Is Kinng (Rs 72 million).
The movie, which has been produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and stars Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi and Boman Irani is scaling new heights at the box office.
As was first reported by Businessofcinema.com, the paid previews of the movie on Thursday brought in net collections of Rs 27.10 million (Rs 2.71 crore) in India, which is also the highest ever. The paid preview collections of Ghajini were Rs 16 million (Rs 1.60 crore) net.