Friday December 20th, 2013 was dubbed Dhoom Day! The 3rd instalment of this cops and robbers, action adventure was expected to take the Box Office by storm.Soon it is expected to be in 200 crore club.
Dhoom:3 came, it saw and it conquered. Apart from India, it set first day records pretty much everywhere including the UAE and USA where it became the first Bollywood film ever to cross the million-dollar mark on the opening day.
Sahir, the Clown Thief, stormed the Box Office and the first day loot was the highest ever for any Bollywood film at US $3.44 million/Rs.20.64 Cr. for a Friday opening. Another whopping US $6.1 million/Rs.36.22 Cr in India. Worldwide opening BO of US $9.54 million/Rs.56.86 Cr.
The TOP 5 International territories:
UAE / GCC US $1,279,000 (highest opening ever)
USA / Canada US $1,100,000 (highest opening ever)
UK US $400,000 (highest non festival/holiday opening ever)
Pakistan US $210,000 (highest opening ever for any film)
Australia US $172,300 (highest opening ever, previous highest was Jab Tak Hai Jaan at US $77,000)
Released day and date with India in 45 territories, another 10 territories will be added in the New Year. The film is on course to make BO history.