'Tiger Zinda Hai' crosses Rs. 100 crore in opening weekend


Today, we can safely say that it will erase all the memory of the film from people's mind. However, Sallu Bhai's didn't lose any hopes from their favourite star as they were eagerly waiting to see actual Salman who was missing in Tubelight. The film had some kickass action stunts performed by the lead pair which will keep you on the edge of your seats. However, at a time when the fans were going insane over the film, one theatre in Mumbai did something that left fans of bhai much irked, though for just a few minutes.

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif's Tiger Zinda Hai has outshined its competitors at the box office by entering the 100-crore club in just three days after release.

Helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar, "Tiger Zinda Hai" is a sequel to Kabir Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger" which also starred Salman and Katrina. The first film has earned Rs 32.93 crore while TZH made Rs 34.10 crore, thus making it the highest opener for the series. Considering the current figures and the craze around the film, Tiger Zinda Hai will go a long way. At Rs93.24 crore and 87.60 crore respectively, Shah Rukh Khan's Raees and Rohit Shetty-directed Golmaal Again too had good opening weekends this year.

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Just when the audience was settling down on their seats post Tiger Zinda Hai interval, Fukrey Returns started being screened, leaving the crowd confused and miffed.

It is one of the biggest opening weekends ever for a Hindi language film. If the numbers are confirmed, this may be the highest first Sunday total of a film keeping "Baahubali - The Conclusion" as an exception which had collected over Rs 46 crore on its first Sunday. However, the movie has managed to recover not just the investment costs, but has made a lot more than that.