After scoring a century in its first weekend, Salman Khan’s Race 3 has now started feeling the pressure of poor critics reviews and bad word of mouth publicity. Because of Eid and its genre, the film continued the juggernaut at the ticket counters during the weekend. Also, Salman’s hardcore fans rarely go by what critics say, they like whatever Salman offers.
As per the box office reports, the film amassed 14.24 crores on first Monday to take its total domestic box office collection to 120.71 crores after 4 days. The drop in the collection on Monday is more than 50% compared with the collection on Friday, however, it is clear that despite a dip the film managed to put a good total on Monday. The collection will continue its downward movement during weekdays as multiplex audiences will stay away from the movie. Single screens and mass circuits are now going to decide its lifetime collection.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the figures: “#Race3 puts up a STRONG TOTAL on Mon… Decline on Mon [vis-à-vis Fri: 51.18%]… Mass circuits/single screens are holding very well, while plexes have started sliding downwards… Fri 29.17 cr, Sat 38.14 cr, Sun 39.16 cr, Mon 14.24 cr. Total: ₹ 120.71 cr. India biz.”
After Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai, Race 3 is Salman’s fourth film to cross the Rs 100-crore-mark in three days. It is also the sixth film to cross Rs 100-crore mark in 2018. Deepika Padukone’s Padmaavat, Ajay Devgn’s Raid, Kartik Aaryan’s Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Tiger Shroff’s Baaghi 2 and Alia Bhatt’s Raazi were the other movies to cross the coveted mark.
The business of the film is as follows:
Friday (Day 1): ₹ 29.17 cr
Saturday (Day 2): ₹ 38.14 cr
Sunday (Day 3): ₹ 39.16 cr
Monday (Day 4): ₹ 14.24 cr
Total: ₹ 120.71 cr