Reports say that Ek Tha Tiger has been overwhelmingly welcomed by the audience in Chennai. The movie, which is expected to collect Rs 100 crore alone in the domestic market soon, has crossed Rs 50 lakh mark in Tamil Nadu. If the traders are to be believed, it has raked in Rs 53 lakhs in the state and Chennai is having lion's share in it.
On the opening day, Ek Tha Tiger collected Rs 31.5 lakhs nett at Chennai Box Office, but the collections dipped in the next two days. However, it managed to pull the audience in the weekend again, claims a report. But the exact figure of the collections of the extended first-weekend is yet to be revealed.
The Salman Khan starrer movie is distributed by Sathyam Cinema in Tamil Nadu. It has released the film in 20 screens in Chennai and a total of 45 screens in Tamil Nadu. In the recent times, Shahrukh Khan's Ra.One and Akshay Kumar's Rowdy Rathore (Hindi version of Siruthai), did notable business at the Chennai Box Office.
Meanwhile, the movie has broken the first weekend collection of Sallu's previous film Bodyguard, which had grossed Rs 85.50 crore in five day extended first weekend. It is expected to collect Rs 200 crore by the end of next week.