MUMBAI: ‘Fast and Furious 6’, alternatively ‘Fast 6’, the action-thriller film directed by Justin Lin, has taken off to a flying start in its opening weekend in India. The ensemble cast, featuring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris and others, has seen the second biggest opening for a Hollywood film in India in 2013.
After Marvel Studios’ ‘Iron Man 3’, ‘Fast 6’ produced by Vin Diesel, Neal H. Moritz and Clayton Townsend, is close on the heels of becoming a certified summer blockbuster in India.
Much like its previous 5 installments, which all went on to become blockbusters, ‘Fast and Furious 6’ too has done roaring business. On opening day, 24 May, Friday, ‘Fast and Furious 6’ managed to rake in close to Rs 60 million (6 crore net); an incredibly good figure.
On Thursday, the film saw paid previews, which made the cash registers ring to the tune of Rs 16.3 million (1.63 crore) net.