Despite the arrival of two new films, "Dhoom 3" keeps on dominating the Indian box office. The Aamir Khan starrer is selling strong even in its third week at the ticket windows.
The action-thriller minted around ₹3.5 crore on its third Saturday from Hindi, Tamil and Telugu versions, as per early estimates. The overall total of the film now stands at ₹263.95 crore.
"Dhoom 3- All Languages 3rd Friday Hindi Rs 3.03 Cr Tamil & Telugu Rs 0.11 Cr Total Rs 3.14 Cr Grand Total:- Rs 260.45 Cr," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
The film is continuing its record-breaking run at theaters in India, as well as the international markets. In two weeks, the film has made a business of about ₹149.47 crore from overseas box offices.
"#Dhoom3 *Overseas total* till yesterday [3rd week Friday]: $ 24.01 million [₹ 149.47 cr]. All Time Blockbuster," Adarsh tweeted.
The worldwide total of the film, after 15 days, now stands at ₹413.42 crore.
The collections would go down eventually when "Dhoom 3" will enter its fourth week box office run. Next week two films - Madhuri Dixit-Nene's "Dedh Ishqiya" and "Yaariyan" - are set to release and will affect the business of "Dhoom 3" in India.
It's very unlikely that the film would create a ₹300 crore club in India, as its collections have already slowed down. However, at the worldwide box office, the film is entering the ₹500 crore club.
The film, which is the third installment in the Dhoom franchise, is produced under the Yash Raj banner. Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, the film also features Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra and Katrina Kaif in important roles.