Ek Tha Tiger Records – Box office

Before the release of Ek Tha Tiger, we published an article on the records that the Salman Khan film chases. Barely 6 days after it’s theatrical release, it’s time to look back and see which of those records were broken.

  • First day : Agneepath’s 21 crore record was absolutely destroyed by Ek Tha Tiger on the opening day of it’s release. We expected anything in the range of 26-28 crores, but ETT did 31.25 crore nett!
  • Biggest day : Even if you include collections from the regional versions of Ra One, Ek Tha Tiger quite comfortably surpassed the biggest day in history, once again by a huge margin.
  • First Weekend (3 days) : Ra One’s 52.93 crore moves to the second spot, with ETT taking the top spot.
  • First Sunday : Previously, Akshay Kumar’s Rowdy Rathore held the top spot for the biggest Sunday. Now, it belongs to Ek Tha Tiger.
  • First Week (7 days) : The film hasn’t completed 7 days yet, but has already taken over the top shot in less than 6 days!
  • Second Weekend : Will be updated – but the 34 crore second weekend of 3 Idiots is unlikely to be broken.
  • Lifetime Collections : Will be updates – has an outside chance if it sustains well over the working weekdays and picks up during the second weekend. The film has 10 open days until Joker releases on 31st August. The only competition this week will be from a small film Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi.

Other records and achievements for Ek Tha Tiger

  • The first film to cross 30 crores in a single day.
  • The first day and first Sunday were both more than 20 crores – no other film has crossed the 20 crore mark twice.
  • Is the fastest to 100 crores – joined the much-hyped club in less than 6 days – the previous record was held by Bodyguard, which took 7 days.
  • Ghajini in 2008 was the first film to cross 100 crores. Since then, Yashraj Films have produced and released 11 films, but Ek Tha Tiger is the banner’s first 100 crore film.
  • ETT is also Katrina Kaif’s first (solo) 100 crore grosser.
  • On it’s 7th day, if you go by the figures from Boxofficeindia, only 6 films are currently ahead of Ek Tha Tiger – Agneepath, Ready, Rowdy Rathore, Dabangg, Bodyguard and 3 Idiots. All other films have been beaten in less than 6 days and this includes biggies like Ghajini, Golmaal 3, Ra One (hindi only), Don 2 and Housefull 2.

Obviously, the holiday release, hiked ticket prices and more frequent shows due to it’s short runtime – have all helped the film exceed even the unrealistically high pre-release expectations of the trade.

The film has broken every record in the first 6 days of it’s release. The magical figure of 200 crores, the only remaining record of real interest, remains to be surpassed.

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  • We will talk about ETT later when lifetime collection comes as various sites are reporting various figures. But one thing is clear, no actor will be able to overtake SRK’s record for promotions for Raone in the near future. Oh my God!! 7 month promotions including trailors coming on sports channels ,then tie up with 53 brands(CNN IBN)

  • @Indicine reviewer uncles, how you gave 3 stars to Raone? So according to you a science fiction film is a mixture of two songs,some Mr.Bean jokes & a video game.

  • Ek Tha Tiger collected around 18.75 crore nett over on Eid holiday Monday. salman rocks…..total six days collection is 118.56 cr

  • Taran Adarsh gave 4.5 stars to Raone. But what happened after first week? Raone ran out of steam. Vicky Donor which did not had a bumper opening ran for 6 weeks & became for super hit. This shows that a film often works on content.

  • Coming back to ETT,if the film is really good it will sustain in second week and may run for 6 weeks & may gross 225- 250 crore etc.

  • sirf srk fans hi bol sakte hai ki
    Ek Tha Tiger, Dabangg, Wanted jaisi evergreen films bakvas hai …
    Abe jao srk k jute saf karo

  • all srk fans are saying that ett collect this bigger amount because of high ticket price and eid realase. Then they have to think about raone which is disaster despite of 8 month promotion. diwali realase and ticket price are also high for raone and from last 10 years srk always realising his movies on diwali and crismas and salmans ready collect 121 crore which is not realesed on any festival and in 90s salman knows as the no1 star and his golden time is back think twice who ir the real boxoffice king

  • Whenever a leading actor’s film releases, Taran Adarsh always shows more box office fig than boi in the initial days & later when final lifetime collections come,he adjust at in the end. But this time the difference is increasing day by day & it will be interesting to know who will adjust in the final life time collections.

  • Emperor, Illitreare bacche — only BOI counts 4 weeks not 1 year, what I was saying was ddlj finished 17 yrs with 300cr in india. If u can’t understand this just shut up.
    And guess what a news published in London about 1000 movies u must see before u die, from Bollywood only 2 were there among 1000 and that ddlj and some other movie. Wikipedia
    Ur salman was no where in past hehe.

  • @indicine,i dont know why r u deleting my comments,there was nothing wrong in it,may be u r big fan of srk n want 2 promote him only

  • @marz lagaan has been d best movie from India along with sholay….DDLJ is nowhere close to Lagaan and Sholay…go n whinge…

  • Difference b/w Salman Khan & other stars. People may like to watch flop films of SRK like Dilse & Swades and Akshay Kumar’s Ajnabee again & again,while people will get headache after watching blockbusters of Salman like Dabanng & Ready

  • Before the release of ETT,Salman fans were saying that it will gross 275 crores , 300 crore etc. Now no one is saying anything. MORAL: Barking dogs seldom bite

  • @satheesh i m not against your comment you are telling the truth about salman.but you are saying wrong about akki’s movie ajnabee wasnt flop it was a hit and akki got filmfare award for best nagative roll in ajnabee.you can check it.

  • @indicine- well, even ibn, indiatoday, ndtv,zee the biggest news network. taaran adarsh, komal nahta biggest analyst giving the figure of 120-125 y ur site & boi giving wrong fig. & no one cares abt these fig. ett is good for bollywood economy. i dont know wht some people tlkin abt by giving wrong fig. its possible if it reach 200. 10days no movie

  • this movie has become ATBB without great songs..the only goooooooood song “SAIYARA” has not used to publicize the movie

  • went to see the movie today once again but today also huge croud waiting outside the cienema hall..superb response..

  • every record ,will become history in presence of bahi,s movie , they are destined to become ATBB, and this one i,e ett , will cross 200crore mark with ease , and for “” Ayan bahi””” ,why you are aurging with other commenters ,every one knows that bahi is epitome of bollywood , just chill and enjoy ett…

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