Ek Tha Tiger's thunderous roar to Rs 1 bn in 5 days

Mumbai: Ek Tha Tiger has broken all previous records of the opening day box office collections as well as those of an extended weekend release, having touched the Rs 1 billion mark in five days.

The Salman Khan has gone on to set new records which don‘t look easy to better in the near future.

The film was well awaited by the exhibitors and brought them relief after a run of mediocre grossers. With bumper opening day collections of Rs 329.2 million on 15 August, the film ended its five-day weekend with Rs 1 billion. It even bettered the earlier high by Salman‘s own Bodyguard, which had collected Rs 889.5 million, by over Rs 100 million.

With Eid and Basi Eid collections yet to be added, the nine-day week of the film will record unprecedented figures.

Bol Bachchan collected approximately Rs 7.5 million in its sixth week, taking its total to Rs 1 billion.

Jism2 did reasonably well in its second week with figures of Rs 49 million, taking its total collection to Rs 350.5 million.

Gangs Of Wasseypur 2 proved inferior to its earlier part managing to collect a poor Rs 187 million from nine days plus paid previews a day before its Wednesday release.

Kya Super Kool Hai Hum managed to see its third week through with a decent Rs 26.1 million taking its tally to Rs 458.6 million.

Cocktail added Rs 2.5 million in its fifth week to take its total to Rs 761.5 million.

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