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'Chennai Express' sets the box-office on fire

First published: August 11, 2013, 10:43 AM IST | Updated: August 11, 2013
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'Chennai Express' sets the box-office on fire
Records are meant to be broken, and director Rohit Shetty's 'Chennai Express' is proving exactly the same.

New Delhi: Records are meant to be broken, and director Rohit Shetty's 'Chennai Express' is proving exactly the same. The Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer has set the box-office on fire and is likely to achieve new milestones at the ticket window.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh has tweeted about the film's business, "#ChennaiExpress collects Rs 28.05 cr nett on Saturday. This Express is Flying High!"

He further tweets, "#ChennaiExpress is on a record-smashing spree. Thu previews 6.75 cr, Fri 33.12 cr, Sat 28.05 cr. Total: 67.92 cr nett. MONSTROUS Weekend!"

Adarsh has also given the film's business break ups, "#ChennaiExpress is a MASSIVE opener in Overseas too. Thu previews $ 1.29 million, Fri $ 2.3 million. Total: Rs 21.4 cr till Friday. SUPERB!"

Adarsh gives a glimpse of the market scenario as well, "#ChennaiExpress is a hurricane at the BO. Sets 3 records in 3 days: 1) Highest paid previews, 2) Highest Day 1 and 3) Highest Day 2."

Territory wise business break up-
Chennai Express- Day 2
Bombay-9.30,(City and Thane-3.8, Guja and Sau-2.95, Mha and NK,Goa-2.55)
Delhi, UP- 5.40
E.Punj- 1.96
CP - 1.40
CI- 0.93
Raj- 1.52
Nizam- 2.02
Mysore- 1.95
TNK- 1.10
WB- 1.42
Bihar- 0.63
Assam- 0.18
Orissa- 0.25
Total- 28.05 cr.

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