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
Deepika Padukone seen punching Shah Rukh Khan on the sets of Rohit Shetty's Chennai Express. The two share quite a few light moments during the shoot, check'em out!
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.
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