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Hrithik Roshan's superhero film, "Krrish 3" is on a record breaking spree, overtaking lifetime collections of Shah Rukh Khan's "Chennai Express" in 15 days, just a couple of days after beating "3 Idiots" second weekend collection.

"Krrish 3", featuring Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Kangna Ranaut and Vivek Oberoi, earned ₹2.44 crore on Friday (Day 15), taking the total collection from domestic box office to ₹228.44 crore, according to a report by Bollywood Hungama. 

The superhero film has broken "Chennai Express" record, which earned ₹227 crore from domestic box office. "Krrish 3" earned ₹228.44 crore in just 15 days, and is expected to rake in more revenues in the next few weeks, despite the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film, "Ram-leela" on Friday (15 November). Its second week collection in India stands at ₹59.48 crore while "Chennai Express" earned ₹43.85 crore in the corresponding period.

"Krrish 3" had earlier broken the second weekend collection of Aamir Khan's "3 Idiots", which earned ₹33 crore. Rakesh Roshan's film earned ₹39.83 crore, making it the highest second weekend grosser ever.

Produced and directed by Rakesh Roshan, "Krrish 3" earned ₹25.50 crore on Day 1, making it the highest non-holiday opener at domestic box office. It beat Salman Khan's "Dabangg 2" which earned ₹21.10 crore, followed by Ranbir Kapoor's "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" with ₹19.45 crore.

"Krrish 3", a science fiction superhero film, was released in 4,400 screens across the country and 550 screens overseas this Diwali (1 November). It is the third installment of the "Krrish" series after "Koi... Mil Gaya" (2003) and "Krrish" (2006). The film has been dubbed in Tamil and Telugu too.

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