Chennai Express has collected Rs 212.65 crores in its first 18 days at the box office (including paid previews). The film is the highest grosser in the history of Indian Cinema, and has gone past 3 Idiots by around 5%.
India celebrates Krishna Janmastami tomorrow, so business is expected to touch around 3-4 crores on Wednesday. The film should end its 3rd week with total collections of around 218-219 crore. The Shahrukh Khan – Deepika Padukone starrer will end its record-smashing theatrical run with lifetime business of Rs 225 crore.
For films like Krrish 3, Dhoom 3 and even Besharam, Chennai Express will be the film to beat this year. Both in India and the overseas markets where the action-comedy has grossed 110 crores. The worldwide gross now stands at 386 crores, just short of the 3 Idiots record of 392 crores. It remains to be seen if the film can cross the 400 crore mark.
Chennai Express First Week Collections and Records
- Paid Previews – 6.75 crore (broke the record by a huge margin)
- Friday – 33.12 crore (highest single day and first day)
- Saturday – 28.06 crore (15% drop) (highest second day and Saturday)
- Sunday – 32.50 crore (16% growth) (highest third day and Sunday)
- Monday – 12.62 crore (61% drop) (second highest non-holiday Monday)
- Tuesday – 11.50 crore (9% drop) (second highest non-holiday Tuesday)
- Wednesday – 12.56 crore (9% growth) (highest non-holiday Wednesday)
- Thursday – 19.6 crore (55% growth) (second highest Independence day collections)
- First Week – 156.71 crore (record Week 1)
Chennai Express Second Week Collections
- 2nd Friday - 6.48 crore
- 2nd Saturday – 8.51 crore
- 2nd Sunday – 10.22 crore
- 2nd Monday – 3.80 crore
- 2nd Tuesday – 7.06 crore
- 2nd Wednesday – 4.51 crore
- 2nd Thursday – 3.25 crore
- Second Week Total – 43.83 crore
Chennai Express Third Week Collections
- 3rd Friday – 2.12 crore
- 3rd Saturday – 3.61 crore
- 3rd Sunday – 4.75 crore
- 3rd Monday – 1.63 crore
- Third Week Total (4 days) – 12.11 crore
Total Collection in India – 212.65 crore
Verdict: ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER
dont underestimate power of a common man,no film can beat this record express
King khan 400cr is the target!
Highest grosser of All time. King is on TOP again:)
This record will be untouched for next year,at least.
All other star will copy SRK’s marketing strategy from now on..
Life time collection 223- 225cr
Only Wait For Happy New Year. Till Then This Record is Completely Safe.
King Is Back
From last Decade : Lifetime Record
Dhoom 2 has beaten Gadar Lifetime
Om Shanti Om has beaten Dhoom 2
Rab Ne Banadi Jodi has beaten Om
Shanti om lifetime record
Ghajini has Beaten Rab Ne Banadi
Jodi Lifetime Record
3 Idiots has beaten Ghajini Lifetime
Now Chennai Express has beaten 3
Idiots Lifetime Record
Just Point to be noted, no salman
film in this list. And they say it’s Salman’s era. :-p :-D
unfortunately the only major record which cant be broken by CE is Highest grosser in the Overseas market or is it possible??…….
Verdict: ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER
Chennai Express Total 18days 212.65 crore.
Total worldwide 390crore. Running
Total worldwide 400+ to 405crore.
Boxoffice India – 196cror, coming days 200crore. Hindi cinema ki ye Pehli film hai ke Boxoffice India collections me 200crore kama raha hai Record.
Lifetime Boxoffice india 205+ to ya 210crore.
3Idiots lifetime 202crore.
Total worldwide 392crore End.
Though Chennai express has crossed 3 idiots but not with a grace or reputation that 3 idiots had.
I mean the raksha bandhan offer was cheated.
They begged for a good release date.
Fans of A south superstar were impressed with the tribute.
Screens were blocked of another film.
Box office Figures were manipulated.
overrated khan,such a bad movie making 200 cr shows how stupid people are.
Baazigar of bollywood
wtf,from where the hell dis 392 came,before ce release this was always 385,ab ye 392 kaise ho gaya,this is from boi whose owner never came in public,it seems that Amir Khan is its owner
According to boxofficeindia still CE has not recorded even 200 Crores let even cross 3 idiots.
3 idiots-Year 2009,1800 Screens,Ticket Price around-150
Chennai Express-Year 2013,3800 Screens,Ticket Price around-300.
In 2009 1$-45 around INRs..
In 2013 1$-64 INRs..
And People say CE beats 3 idiots on box office..
Hats off to you indicine.
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Salman was bold at 199 was unable to make a double century
But King to KING hai na sirf Double Century ki now making the record Better & Tuffer.
Good Luck Sir SRK
Don’t say that this record is save till HNY huh wait for KRISSH-3 DHOOM-3 & ofcourse MENTAL (AZAAD) this 3-films has every chances to cross this collection.
@Dark b o y: Ohh really???? it only shows that ur burning inside…
Again a article of chennai express? ? ?
You are really biased@indicine.
A interesting article publish by boi totally shows its a anti srk site. Acc to boi ce will not be atbb because its not a big hit like 3i or gadar or hahk. But the fact is ce already cross 212cr but boi shows 195cr if all goes well then ce also cross 202cr but they slow down the col like they did it after 2nd week and try to keep 3i record and not give it atbb, plz all khans fan don’t belive boi infact don’t follow the site. We all know d3 is big franchis than k3 and amir is bigger star then hritic but acc to boi k3 surpase ce by a huge marjin. I bet to boi if k3 break ce record then i quit to watch srk film. Boi is total anti khans site race2 col 104cr they show 94cr and unneserry declear semi hit where the budget only 60cr, same for talash col 93cr, budget is 40cr but declere semi hit where son of sardar budget 40cr, holiday release col 85cr declear hit, boi totaly anti khan site, atfirst i thaugt ce officially col 225cr and 208cr acc to boi, but i am 100% sure ce won’t cross 200cr and never labled atbb tag. Boi is not suprem court, every website, newpaper, tv chaelen never follow boi then why we follow boi, fake site, till 3weekned col is 194cr after 3week boi show ce total col 12cr in 3rd week is 196cr and 4th week decide whether it will cross 202cr or not and if ce comes close then they slow down again, fake site, anti srk site
@IMAM: those record you mention is beaten by Dabanng long back the only movie behind 3-idiots again cross Bodyguard again cross Dabanng-2 again created ETT just now only your show called CE broken those records, just wait for few months more we will talk, there are many factors CE done this business lots of holidays EID, INDEPENDENCE DAY, RAKHSHABANDHAN 2-DAYS which other films hardly get this much holidays.
srk haters do’nt compare srk to anyone .the king of bollywood.Award khan.
@Dark B O Y has officially lost it!! Every1 else has acknowledged but he is still finding it tough to digest what srk has done.. Cmon man stop making lme comments and learn to appreciate an achievment.. The cheating comment is outright ridiculous!! Thats called guts.. On d verge of making records giving a free ticket is like reducing collections.. Ur calling it cheating is just shows that if u get a free ticket u will go and watch a movie even if u dont want to.. Dude thats cheap!!
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Looks like @rag13 you did not got the free ticket thats why you are talking so frustratedly.
The question here is not about the free ticket it is about raising the films revenue by luring audiences which 3 idiots didnt do although the film was loved 10 times more than chennai express and even if the offer was made it was your kings responsibility to make it work as promised by your king.
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