Chennai Express crosses 100-crore station within 72 hours!
Dailybhaskar.com | Aug 12, 2013, 19:55PM IST
Chennai Express has set a new record by entering the 100 crore club just in the opening weekend. With this, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer, Rohit Shetty has broken the records of films such as Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger, Yeh Jaawani Hai Deewani and Dabangg which have been enlisted as the fastest scorers in the Rs 100 crore category.
Film critic and trade expert Taran Adarsh informs, “Chennai Express has created history by crossing Rs 100 cr mark in its opening weekend itself. That also makes it the fastest ever to reach this magical figure of 100 cr. The film was unstoppable all through the weekend. It has shattered previous records and set new benchmarks. CE has become the first film to cross Rs 100 cr nett in opening weekend itself. It has also fetched highest paid previews on Thursday amounting to Rs 6.75 cr. After bifurcating, CE has garnered highest on day one that is Friday- Rs 33.12 cr, highest on day two that is Saturday- Rs 28.05 cr and highest on day three that is Sunday- Rs 32.50 cr. In totality, it has collected Rs 100.42 cr nett in its opening weekend. Indeed, a monstrous start!”