Box Office Collection: Chennai Express becomes ‘All Time Blockbuster’
|September 1st, 2013 by Bollywood iGN|
Chennai Express Box Office Collection – Paid Preview
Though, Rohit Shetty’s much-hyped film ‘Chennai Express‘ received mixed reviews from the critics, but the film has got an overwhelming response from the audience. The Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer beats Aamir Khan’s 3 idiots’ record of Rs. 2.75 Crore and has created a new record by collecting a whopping Rs. 6.3 Crore (Officially Confirmed by UTV & Red Chillies) on Thursday with paid previews at domestic box-office.
On overseas, Chennai Express collected $ 38,315 in Australia, $ 8,058 in New Zealand, £142,220 in UK. The response is no less roaring in Singapore and Gulf.
Chennai Express Box Office Collection – Day 1 (First Day)
As we expected, SRK-Deepika’s Chennai Express has had a phenomenal performance on its opening day at the box-office windows. The film registered 87-96% occupancy on the first day. Chennai Express is released in about 3500 screens in India and has collected Rs. whooping 33.10 crores (estimate) in first day from India and breaks all the previous records till date. With that the film’s total collection already rests at 39.85 crores, incl.paid previews. While, in overseas, the film collected 22.95 crores on its opening day.
Chennai Express Box Office Collection – Day 2 (Second Day)
Chennai Express has collected 28 crores on its 1st Saturday i.e. Day 2 at the domestic box-office.
Chennai Express Box Office Collection – Day 3 (Third Day)
On Sunday, the film made a whooping of 32.50 crore at the domestic box-office.
First Weekend Collection
Actual Estimates: 100.35 crore.
Further Collection Reports
#FirstMonday: 12.62 crores
#FirstTuesday: 11.50 crores
#FirstWednesday: 12.56 crores
#FirstThursday: 19.60 crores
#SecondFriday: 5.50 crores net
#SecondSaturday: 7.50 crores
#SecondSunday: 9.50 crores
#SecondMonday: - 3.90 crores
#SecondTuesday: 6.90 crores
#SecondWednesday: 4.51 crores
#SecondThursday: 3.60 crores
#SecondFriday: 2.15 crores
#SecondSaturday: 3.61 crores
#ThirdSunday: 4.75 crore
#ThirdMonday: 1.63 crore
#ThirdTuesday: 1.74 crores
#ThirdWednesday: 2.46 crores
#ThirdThursday: 1.56 crores
#ThirdFriday: 94.13 lacs
#ThirdSaturday: 1.20 crores
Total Collection (Till now)
Chennai Express total collection at Domestic BO is 225.55 crores.
Chennai Express Review
Rohit Shetty’s Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Chennai Express is a master of full-on masala entertainer that doesn’t have vulgar or crude jokes, but humorous situations and well defined characters. READ FULL REVIEW