Aamir Khan’s PK continues its bull run, thanks to the controversy surrounding it. Trade figures suggest the film collected more than Rs. 8 crore on Wednesday, the 12th day of its release. The film has gone past the Rs. 250 crore mark since its release on December 19, 2014.
Bollywood’s most commercially successful films till date are Dhoom 3 and Chennai Express, which collected Rs. 280 crore and Rs. 265 crore, respectively, at the domestic box-office.
The ending of the year has once again proved to be a lucky time for Aamir Khan. Last year, he struck gold at the box office with Dhoom 3, and this time the superstar's latest offering PK has zoomed past the action adventure's first week collections.
While Dhoom 3 earned Rs. 179 crore in one week in India, PK collected Rs. 182.58 crore in the first week. The film's international gross box office collection was $13.36 million ( Rs. 85 crore) in the first week in the first week. (With inputs from IANS)