‘Ek Tha Tiger’ Celebrates Eid With 100 Crore Mark !

Super star Salman Khan’s charisma and star power has once again worked at the box office. His latest release ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ was released on August 15 and in five days flat the movie has crossed the highly coveted 100 crore mark. Directed by Kabir Khan, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ opened with a bang inspite of mixed reviews from cine goers and critics.

Noted film trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted today, “#EkThaTiger – India *actuals* Sun 23.06 cr. Total: 100.16 cr nett. SUPERB. Fastest 100 cr grosser ever – 5 days [Hindi films]. NEW RECORD!”

“#EkThaTiger is @BeingSalmanKhan ’s 4th century [100 cr], the other three being #Dabangg [147 cr], #Ready [122 cr] and #Bodyguard [148 cr],” he added.

It seems Salman Khan has established himself as the most saleable Bollywood star and the kind of business and response his movies generate at the box office is a testimony to his star power.

‘Bol Bachchan’ Gets 72.8 Crore Opening !

Director Rohit Shetty is laughing his way to the banks, thanks to  his latest movie ‘Bol Bachchan’s impressive performance at the box office. Within three days of its release the movie has already accumulated net revenue of Rs 72.8 crores!

Although the movie got mixed response from critics and cine goers but smart packaging and aggressive marketing has helped the movie to become a super-hit. It seems Rohit Shetty has cracked the magical 100 crore code and if thing proceed the way it has been till now, no wonder he will put another ‘100 crore plus movie under his belt.

Karan Johar has already given him credit for his ability to churn out hits after hits. In his recent tweet KJo called him ‘100 crore director’.

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Tops US Box Office With $ 65 Million

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ has charmed the US audience with a $65 million opening weekend. After a successful in the overseas, “The Amazing Spider-Man” has touched its overall collections to $341.2 million.

Last weekend’s No. 1 film, raunchy comedy “Ted,” slipped to second spot with $32.6 million, raising its domestic total to $120.2 million.Among new releases only ‘Savages’ performed well as it opened at No. 4 with a solid $16.2 million weekend collections from the US screens.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for July 6- 8:

“The Amazing Spider-Man” – $65 million

“Ted” – $32.5 million

“Brave” – $20.1 million

“Savages” – $16.1 million

“Magic Mike” – $15.6 million

“Madea’s Witness Protection” – $10.2 million

“Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” – $7.7 million

“Katy Perry: Part of Me” – $7.1 million

“Moonrise Kingdom” – $4.6 million

“To Rome with Love” – $3.5 million

‘Madagascar 3’ Holds Fort At Box Office

New York: (ANI)‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted’ continued to hold the No. 1 spot at the US Box Office, earning 35.5 million dollars for the animated sequel’s second weekend in domestic theaters. Studio estimates Sunday put Ridley Scott’s sci-fi adventure ‘Prometheus’ at No. 2 again with 20.2 million dollars.

‘Madagascar 3’ and ‘Prometheus’ held off two under-achieving newcomers. The star-studded musical ‘Rock of Ages,’ whose cast includes Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Alec Baldwin, flopped at No. 3 with 15.1 million dollars, the New York Post reported.

Sandler’s ‘That’s My Boy’ bombed with 13 million dollars, the worst showing for one of his broad comedies since the mid-1990s. ‘That’s My Boy’ came in at No. 5, behind the 13.8 million dollars for ‘Snow White and the Huntsman,’ a film that’s been out for three weekends already.

“Sure, we would have liked to have done more,” Rory Bruer, head of distribution at Sony said, which released ‘That’s My Boy’ and most of Sandler’s past movies.

“But you’ve got to give it to Adam. He mixes it up. This is a really off-the-wall comedy,” he added. Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at US and Canadian theaters, according to Hollywood.com are:

 

1. ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,’ 35.5 million dollars

2. ‘Prometheus,’ 20.2 million dollars

3. ‘Rock of Ages,’ 15.1 million dollars

4. ‘Snow White and the Huntsman,’ 13.8 million dollars

5. ‘That’s My Boy,’ 13 million dollars

6. ‘Men in Black 3,’ 10 million dollars

7. ‘The Avengers,’ 8.8 million dollars

8. ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,’ 2.2 million dollars

9. ‘Moonrise Kingdom,’ 2.18 million dollars

10. ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting,’ 1.3 million dollars

 

‘The Avengers’ Becomes Third Biggest All Time Hit

Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Avengers’ has officially overtaken ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II’ to become the third biggest grosser of all time at the worldwide box office. The superhero film achieved this landmark as it earned a USD 1.331 billion to trump over the Harry Potter franchise’s USD 1.328 billion.

The biggest blockbuster of all time is  ‘Avatar’ with collections more than USD 2.8 billion. Number two slot is held by ‘Titanic’ with USD 2.185 billion. ‘The Avengers’ was released in April and it received USD 392.5 million opening worldwide. Within 19 days it matched the record for speed previously set by ‘Avatar’ and ‘Deathly Hallows’ in 2009 and 2011 respectively.

With these encouraging numbers ‘The Avengers’ has toppled ‘The Hunger Games’ from the number one hit of 2012 spot. Domestically, ‘The Avengers’ also reached a milestone on Friday, June 1 by surpassing ‘The Dark Knight’ to become the third top grossing film of all time with a collection of USD 538.1 million. The Batman film earned USD 533 million domestically.

‘Rowdy Rathore’ Becomes ‘Wowdy Rathore’ At Box Office

Bollywood’s very own Khiladi, Akshay Kumar has delivered a huge hit in ‘Rowdy Rathore’ which has collected whopping Rs 48.5 crores in three days only.  Trade pundits are surprised over the kind of response this movie has received from cine goers all over the country.Leading film trade analyst Taran Adarsh  posted a message on Twitter, “#RowdyRathore Breakup:- Fri 15.1 cr, Sat 14.7 cr, Sun 18.5 cr +. Total: Rs 48.5 cr + nett. Biggest non-holiday weekend. Fantabulous!(sic).”

“#RowdyRathore has a M-A-S-S-I-V-E Sunday. Emerges the biggest non-holiday opener ever in Bollywood history(sic), Adarsh tweeted. ‘Rowdy Rathore’s super success has left this year’s blockbuster ‘Agneepath’ behind when it comes to collections in the opening week. Confirming it Taran Adarsh wrote “#RowdyRathore biz is *better* than this year`s first Blockbuster #Agneepath, if one compares Friday to Sunday numbers(sic),” Adarsh wrote on the micro-blogging site.

Adding further he wrote, “#RowdyRathore Monday trends: Rocking… Expect a big, fat total on Monday… `Wowdy` Rathore!(sic).”

 

Bumper Box Office Opening For ‘Rowdy Rathore’

The Box Office of Rs 15.10 crore on the opening day  and weekend projections indicate that the Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha starrer ‘Rowdy Rathore’ is on its way to become a super hit. Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh in his tweet declared ‘Rowdy Rathore’ the third biggest opener ever.

Superstar Akshay Kumar is the biggest beneficiary of this huge opening. He clearly has recovered his star power by giving back to back hits in the past 10 month. ‘Rowdy Rathore’s roaring success is a testimony that people in India will always watch a typical Bollywood masala flick.

After ‘Agneepath’ and ‘Bodyguard’, ‘Rowdy Rathore’ has grabbed the third spot in the list of  movies which enjoyed the highest opening ever.