Dhoom 3 has gone past the lifetime business of one of Hindi cinemas biggest blockbusters 3 Idiots, also starring Aamir Khan. The Hindi version of Dhoom 3 has collected about the same as 3 Idiots in just 9 days after its release.
- The average ticket price was much lower when 3 Idiots released in theatres.
- 3 Idiots got the biggest release of its time, when the film released on more than 1800 screens in India. In 4 years, Dhoom 3 more than doubled its release size with 4400 screens approx.
- The Christmas weekend has been phenomenal for Aamir Khan – Ghajini was the first film to cross 100 crores, 3 Idiots in 2009 became the first film to collect 200 crores in India. Now, Dhoom 3, with quite a few open weeks, has an outside chance of crossing the 300 crore mark.
|Day||3 Idiots||Dhoom 3|
|Preview||2.5 crores||No Preview|
|Day 1||12.5 (Holiday Christmas)||36.22|
|Day 3||13.5 (Sunday)||38.03 (Sunday)|
|Day 6||9||25.52 (Christmas)|
|First Week||79.5 crores||188.99 crores|
|Day 8||11 (New Year)||10.1 crore|
|Day 9||10.5||12 crore (expected)|
|Day 10||12.5 (Sunday)|
|Two Week Total||136 crores|
|Day 17||8 (Sunday)|
|Three Week Total||166.5 crores|
|Day 24||4 (Sunday)|
|Total till fourth weekend||176 crores|
|Lifetime Collections||202.5 crores||211.09 crores|