Salman Khan's film "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (PRDP)" has become Bollywood's fourth-fastest Rs 100-crore grosser. The film has joined the list of the fastest grossers, along with Shah Rukh Khan's "Happy New Year" and Aamir Khan's "Dhoom 3".
"Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" is smashing records at the overseas box office as well.
Domestic box office
The family drama directed by Sooraj Barjatya has crossed the Rs 100-crore mark at the domestic box office within just three days of its release. Interestingly, the film entered the century club without the addition of the Sunday box office collection.
"#PremRatanDhanPayo crosses â‚¹ 100 cr on Day 3 [Sat]. Biz should again witness an upward trend today [Sun]. Big 4-day total on the cards (sic)," tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
"#PremRatanDhanPayo Thu 40.35 cr, Fri 31.05 cr, Sat 30.07 cr. Total: â‚¹ 101.47 cr. Hindi version. India biz. EXCELLENT! (sic)" he added.
Salman's film is now the fourth-fastest Rs 100-crore earner, after "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Dhoom 3" and "Happy New Year".
With its third day (Saturday) box office collection, Salman's film has shattered the lifetime box office collection records of movies like "Singh Is Bliing", "Welcome Back", "Gabbar Is Back", "Baby", "Dil Dhadakne Do" and "Piku".
"Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" is also the fifth Rs 100-crore earner of 2015. "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Tanu Weds Manu Returns", "ABCD 2" and "Baahubali" (Hindi version) have earned more than Rs 100 crore this year.
"PRDP" had the widest release â€” in more than 4,500 screens â€” in India and overseas â€” 1,100 screens â€” this year, and thus recorded the highest box office numbers right from the opening day.
Overseas box office
From the overseas box office, the film has earned $3.87 million, which comes to approximately Rs 25.28 crore.
"#PremRatanDhanPayo continues its RECORD run in the international markets. THU + Fri total: $ 3.87 million [â‚¹ 25.58 cr]. SUPERB! (sic)" tweeted Adarsh.
Here is a breakup of the overseas figure:
US box office: "PRDP" minted $1,075,300 (Rs 7.10 crore) in two days
UK box office: Salman's film raked in $576,484 (Rs 3.82 crore)
UAE-GCC: From the Gulf region, "PRDP" minted a whopping $1,450,939 (Rs 9.6 crore)
Australia and New Zealand: In Australia the film garnered $178,864 (Rs 1.18 crore), while in the New Zealand box office it minted $71,374 (Rs 47.17 lakh).
Pakistan: The family drama minted $191,531 (Rs 1.26 crore) from the Pakistani box office
Worldwide box office
The worldwide box office collection of Salman's film stands at Rs 127.05 crore. The film should cross Rs 150 crore mark at the worldwide box office in its opening weekend.