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'Chennai Express' creates history at the box-office

First published: August 24, 2013, 11:33 AM IST | Updated: August 24, 2013
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'Chennai Express' creates history at the box-office
Sinking all the previous records, 'Chennai Express' has emerged as the highest grossing Bollywood film of all time.

New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Chennai Express' is doing wonders at the box-office and the main yardstick of its success is the money garnered in a limited period. Sinking all the previous records, 'Chennai Express' has emerged as the highest grossing Bollywood film of all time. As per trade analyst Taran Adarsh, 'Chennai Express' has now broken all existing box-office records. He tweeted, "#ChennaiExpress creates HISTORY. Week 1: 156.70 cr. Week 2: 43.85 cr. Week 3 - Fri: 2.12 cr. grand total: Rs 202.67 cr nett. India biz only."

He earlier tweeted, "Records are meant to be shattered and #ChennaiExpress does just that. Becomes the BIGGEST grosser of Hindi cinema."

Earlier, the title of the most successful Bollywood film was with Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' which had garnered Rs 202.47 cr at the ticket window. Salman Khan's 'Ek Tha Tiger' gathered Rs 198.78 cr at the box-office.

The day wise business break up of 'Chennai Express':

Paid preview: Rs 6.75 cr
1st day: Rs 33.12 cr
2nd day: Rs 28.05 cr
3rd day: Rs 32.50 cr
4th day: Rs 12.62 cr
5th day: Rs 11.50 cr
6th day: Rs 12.56 cr
7th day: Rs 19.60 cr
8th day: Rs 06.50 cr
9th day: Rs 08.51 cr
10th day: Rs 10.22 cr
11th day: Rs 03.80 cr
12th day: Rs 07.06 cr
13th day: Rs 04.51 cr
14th day: Rs 03.25 cr
15th day: Rs 02.12 cr

Total: Rs 202.67 cr

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