As our predictions YRF latest installment to India's most popular franchise Dhoom:3 starring the perfectionist Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, and Uday Chopra is writing history at the box office worldwide. The Vijay Krishna Acharya venture produced by the Aditya Chopra the head honcho of India's premiere production house YRF has registered an earth shattering box office presence right from day one and is still counting.
After a volcanic start of Friday Dhoom:3 maintained the momentum and its status as the 'Entertainer of the Year' storming the box office and setting new weekend records in every International market as well as on the home turf, where it's on course to be the biggest hit.
In India, Dhoom:3's Net Box Office Collection stands at a stupendous weekend total of Rs.107.61 Cr, breaking all previous records!
And that's not all Dhoom :3 is getting lapped up and lovingly hugged by the international markets as a well
Internationally, in the Top 5 territories, Dhoom:3 has made:
USA /Canada US $ 3,435,000 (Highest opening ever - beating the previous 4 day record by $1 million)
UAE / GCC US $ 2,801,000 (The film did not release on Thursday as is the norm in the Middle East, but still managed to beat YRF's own previous record by $500,000)
UK US $ 1,451,000 (Highest non festival/holiday opening ever on a 3 day weekend)
Australia US $ 765,360 (Highest opening ever for any film)
Pakistan US $ 630,500 (Highest opening ever for any film)
Dhoom:3 managed a Dhoombastic screen average in every country setting a new benchmark globally.
Internationally Dhoom:3 cleared $10.17 million (Rs.61 Cr) on the opening weekend making it the biggest opening weekend ever for any Bollywood film making the total Worldwide BO $28.11 million (Rs.168.63 Cr).
With other international territories like Morocco, Maldives, Rwanda, Lebanon, Egypt, Germany, Peru, Romania, Japan, Russia, CIS, Turkey opening up in the coming days plus others to follow.
Dhoom:3 is unstoppable and on course to add chapters after chapters in its Box Office history.
YRF's decision of not releasing the film with pre-views on Thursday to keep the plot under wraps and open on the same day worldwide, strategically worked at the Box Office.
It's only a matter of time for Dhoom :3 to clear the 200 crore hurdle with no major releases this week and its set to edge out B-town all time record holders Chennai Express and Krrish 3.. lets see where at what figure Dhoom :3 ends up finally in India and worldwide.