There’s no denying the fact that Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ directed by Ali Abbas Zafar has emerged as the biggest blockbuster of 2017. The film has minted ₹ 114 Crore in just 3 days. The film collected ₹ 34.10 crores on its opening day and went on to gather ₹ 35.30 crores and ₹ 45.53 crores on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, taking its cumulative total to Rs 114.93 crore.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh shared the details on his Twitter handle and wrote, “#TigerZindaHai is SENSATIONAL on Day 3… East-West-North-South, the biz witnesses REMARKABLE growth… Metros and beyond metros, plexes and single screens – it’s creating HAVOC… Fri 34.10 cr, Sat 35.30 cr, Sun 45.53 cr. Total: ₹ 114.93 cr. India biz. #TZH”.
The Christmas day collection also witnessed phenomenal business and surpassed the ₹ 150 crores mark.
Taran Adarsh shared the details and wrote, “#TigerZindaHai is setting NEW BENCHMARKS… Does PHENOMENAL biz on Mon [#Christmas]… Crosses ₹ 150 cr on Day 4… Is UNSTOPPABLE… Fri 34.10 cr, Sat 35.30 cr, Sun 45.53 cr, Mon 36.54 cr. Total: ₹ 151.47 cr. India biz. #TZH”.
‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ has become the 12th film of Salman Khan which has crossed ₹ 100 cr. mark, which is highest by an actor. These numbers show the superstardom of superstar Salman Khan.
‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ is a sequel to Salman-Katrina’s 2012 hit ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and the total budget of the film was ₹ 75 Cr. and film minted around ₹ 320 Cr. Now the budget of ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ is ₹ 150 Cr. (Production and Advertising) and the film has already recovered its cost by selling satellite, digital and audio rights.
Salman Khan in action avatar is phenomenal and the film has garnered lots of appreciation from critics and fans as well.
Though it was not a cheerful year for Bollywood as we saw many big budgeted films which didn’t fare well at Box-Office. Amid this, ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ was a bright ray of hope which brought a big smile on distributors and exhibitors’ faces.