Ek Tha Tiger went on to become a new legend on the
Hindi film box office, a fairytale for its makers as
it scaled new heights.
film showed more action at the box office than the screen
itself in its rollercoaster ride which began with Rs
329.3 million on Wednesday, 15 August. Its box office
collections dropped over 60 per cent on the following
days before it made the most of the weekend and the
Eid and Basi Eid festive days.
film, which had registered the fastest Rs 1 billion
after its extended weekend, closed its first week (nine
days) with a whopping Rs 1.54 billion, all from multiple
shows at 3,300 screens thereby exhausting most of its
film added just Rs 207.4 million more in its second
weekend, taking its 12 day tally to Rs 1.75 billion.
concept of overflow, which was a routine thing till
before multiplexes and the concept of film release
in hundreds of screens happened, occurred this time
around. The houseful shows of Ek Tha Tiger
disappointed many and some of them decided to take
in Gangs Of Wasseypur instead rather than return
watching nothing. Thus, the overflow audience helped
Gangs Of Wasseypur get better collection than it would
have in its second week as it netted Rs 27.5 million
and took its total to Rs 214.5 million.
Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi failed to get a decent
opening due to its face value and then to improve
over the weekend with poor word of mouth. The film
ended its opening weekend with around Rs 63 million.
is almost through at the box office adding a symbolic
Rs 6.5 million in its third week to gross a total
of Rs 357 million.
Super Kool Hai Hum collected Rs two million in
its fourth week taking its total collection to Rs