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Chennai Express creates history, becomes the highest grosser of all times

Hindustantimes.com  New Delhi, August 24, 2013
First Published: 13:11 IST(24/8/2013) | Last Updated: 17:28 IST(24/8/2013)

After shattering an array of records, SRK-Deepika starrer Chennai Express has become the biggest grosser of Hindi cinema. The film has beaten Aamir Khan starrer 3 Idiots which had earned Rs. 202.47cr at the domestic BO.

"ChennaiExpress creates HISTORY. Week 1: 156.70 cr. Week 2: 43.85 cr. Week 3 - Fri: 2.12 cr. grand total: Rs. 202.67 cr nett. India biz only," Trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter.

"Records are meant to be shattered and #ChennaiExpress does just that. Becomes the BIGGEST grosser of Hindi cinema," he added.

Chennai Express is also the second movie to enter Rs. 200 cr club after 3 Idiots. The film has hit the double century in just two weeks. "The film collected Rs. 200 crore in 2 weeks. "#ChennaiExpress 2 weeks grand total stands at Rs. 200.55 cr nett. ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER," according to Adarsh.

Record Express

Here's the list of records broken by Chennai Express so far:

Chennai Express made the fastest Rs. 200 crore

The movie was fastest to get into Rs. 100 crore club.

The movie has also broken records in overseas collections

The weekend collections of Chennai Express is the highest ever.

The film boasts of the highest opening day collections

The film has become the highest grosser of 2013

The movie has the highest Day 2 collections ever

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