With Eid festivities commencing from today, its performance is only expected to get better.
Mumbai: Salman Khan latest Eid offering 'Race 3' has proved to be the biggest box office opener of 2018. The Salman Khan starrer action thriller is off to a great start at the box office, with an opening day collection of Rs 29.17 crore. 'Race 3' has dethroned Tiger Shroff's actioner 'Baaghi 2' to become the highest opening film of the year so far.
Also read: Race 3 movie review
According to noted trade analyst Taran Adarsh, after a great start, the numbers are only expected to get better.
#Race3 records a GIGANTIC START, despite pre-Eid making a dent in its business... Emerges the BIGGEST OPENER of 2018 [so far]... Fri ₹ 29.17 cr. India biz... With #Eid festivities commencing today [Sat], #Race3 is expected to post MASSIVE NUMBERS.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 16, 2018
In the past, three Salman starrers have crossed ₹ 100 cr mark in *3 days*:#BajrangiBhaijaan ₹ 102.60 cr [Fri-Sun]#Sultan ₹ 105.53 cr [released on Wed; Wed-Fri]#TigerZindaHai ₹ 114.93 cr [Fri-Sun]#Race3 *3 days* numbers are being eyed with enthusiasm.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 16, 2018
'Race 3' has emerged as a winner leaving behind other big films like 'Baaghi 2', 'Padmaavat', 'Veere Di Wedding' and 'PadMan' with its opening day collections.
TOP 5 - 2018— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 16, 2018
Opening Day biz...
1. #Race3 ₹ 29.17 cr
2. #Baaghi2 ₹ 25.10 cr
3. #Padmaavat ₹ 19 cr
[Thu release; incl Wed previews ₹ 24 cr]
4. #VeereDiWedding ₹ 10.70 cr
5. #PadMan ₹ 10.26 cr
[Hollywood films not included]
The film also marks the onscreen reunion of Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez after their 2014 hit 'Kick'. Directed by Remo D'Souza, 'Race 3' also has Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem and Freddy Daruwala in important roles.