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MUMBAI: Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Dhoom 3 has create dhoom on its opening day.
The film – in its three versions of Hindi, Tamil and Telugu – opened with a big bang, breaking all first day records at box-office. Collection from Hindi shows alone was over Rs 32 crore, while the film earned over Rs 4 crore from Tamil and Telugu shows. .
Dhoom 3, which was released in over 4,500 screens in India and 700 overseas, was running at the occupancy rate of 95-100 percent.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted on Sunday, “#Dhoom3 is on a record-smashing spree in India. Previous records being shattered by a margin in several circuits. Numbers being compiled.’’
Ashish Saxena, COO of Big Cinemas, said, “We expect this to be the biggest film ever in terms of collections. In the last quarter when not too many films work, this is a boon.’’
In his tweet, Aamir Khan said, “I am relieved…there were a lot of expectations.’’
Till now, the record of the highest opening day collection of Rs 33.12 crore has been held by Shahrukh Khan starrer Chennai Express, and the record of the highest single day collection of Rs 35.91 crore by Hrithik Roshan starrer Krrish 3.
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