Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra starrer "Brothers" have crossed Rs 100 crore at the worldwide box office, while Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" has shattered Aamir Khan's "Dhoom 3" record again.
Akshay-Sidharth starrer "Brothers" might not be able to cross Rs 100 crore mark in India, but the film has entered the century club at the worldwide box office.
"Brothers" earned Rs 78.70 crore in 10-day from the domestic box office, while from the overseas box office the film earned $3.6 million (Rs 23.97 crroe), which takes its worldwide total to Rs 102.67 crore.
" #Brothers [Week 2] Fri 1.40 cr, Sat 2 cr, Sun 2.70 cr. Total: ₹ 78.70 cr. India biz," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
The family-action drama minted $ 4,33,191 (Rs 2.88 crore) from the US box office, US$ 1,74,754 (Rs 1.16 crore) from Canada, £ 2,54,130 (Rs 2.64 crore) from the UK-Ireland box office, Australia A$ 1,36,280 (Rs 65.55 lakh), New Zealand NZ$ 1,50,839 (Rs 66.18 lakh) and Malaysia MYR 21,836 (Rs 3.44 lakh), according to Bollywood Hungama.
"Brothers" is now Akshay's third film of this year that crossed Rs 100 crore mark at the worldwide box office, after "Baby" and "Gabbar Is Back".
Directed by Karan Malhotra and produced under Dharma productions, the film also features Jacqueline Fernandez and Jackie Shroff.
Salman-Kareena Kapoor Khan starrer "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" is making its way out of theaters, but that has not stopped the film from breaking records.
After becoming the second highest Bollywood grosser in India, the film has now acquired the same spot at the overseas box office as well.
"Bajrangi Bhaijaan" is now the second highest grosser of all time at the overseas box office with Rs 192 crore earnings. "Dhoom 3", which was released in 2013, earned $31.1 million (Rs 191.04 crore) from the overseas box office.
In terms of Indian currency, "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" earned Rs 192 crore, while "Dhoom 3" earned Rs 191.04 crore.
"Bajrangi Bhaijaan" overseas box office collection is higher only because the current exchange rate is Rs 66.14, while in 2013, during "Dhoom 3" release it was approximately Rs 62.03.
Check out the list of top Bollywood overseas grossers of all time:
|Movies||Box Office Collection in USD million||Box Office Collection in Rs Crore|
|My Name is Khan||23.5||143.8|
|Happy New Year||16.4||100.74|
|Jab Tak Hai Jaan||12||73.47|