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Dhoom 3 Collects 500 Crores At Box Office, Sets A New Benchmark

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Updated: Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 18:34 [IST]

Aamir Khan has a magic wand - It's confirmed ! Everybody in B town is busting their brains figuring out what makes Aamir's ideas tick ! It is Aamir's film Ghajini that even brought the concept of '100 crore films' in Bollywood ! Then he opened Bollywood's account in 200 crore box office club with his critically acclaimed blockbuster 3 idiots. Now his latest flick Dhoom 3 has collected 500 crores till now ! Yes, he did it again.

Ghajini, within the 16 days of its release, fetched 114 crores and industry experts coined a new term for this box office revolution - 100 crore club ! Rewriting the tradition, Aamir's Raju Hirani directed 3 Idiots collected more than 200 crores and Now, Dhoom 3 has touched a peaking 500 crore mark that is very hard to surpass.

Dhoom 3 Collects A Whopping 500 Crores At Box Office

Rs 501.35 crore ($83.56 million) is the total box office collection Dhoom 3 has made till now, in its phenomenal theatrical run all across the globe. Yash Raj Films, which produced the film, also issued a statement confirming the news.

The statement, issued by Yash Raj Films, read "'Dhoom 3 continues to create history at both the Indian and overseas box office. It is now officially the first Indian film to cross Rs 500 crore worldwide,"

Dhoom 3, directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, collected a whopping Rs 351.29 crore from India while it fetched Rs 150.06 crore ($25.01 million) from its overseas release. The films featured Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra in pivotal roles.

The total collection of the movie will go beyond the wildest dreams of Bollywood trade experts once it opened in international territories like Peru, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Germany. Till this time, Dhoom 3 has collected Rs 501.35 crore!

Is it the news of Dhoom 3 collecting 500 crores made Salman Khan say that he is not interested in number games ? ! - We suspect that !

Topics: aamir khan, dhoom 3, katrina kaif
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Story first published:  Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 18:17 [IST]
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