MUMBAI: The 3D version of James Cameron‘s epic love story Titanic has earned Rs 61 million from 213 screens in the opening weekend.
The film also enjoyed a good opening in the international market by earning $35.5m from 5,579 screens in 84 countries this weekend, Fox Studios, the disttributor of the film, said. The film has done good business not only in the major metros but also in the smaller markets.
The release of the 3D version of the film in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu is in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.
“Titanic 3D‘s phenomenal success has set a new benchmark not just in 3D technology, but for re-releases in India and international markets. The figures further reaffirm the passion and excitement which Titanic, one of the most celebrated films in cinema history, has enjoyed in India over the years," said Fox Star Studios India CEO Vijay Singh.
Titanic, a love story with the 1912 sinking of the ship as its backdrop, was released in 1997. Then, it had made around $1.843-billion worldwide.