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HindustanTimes Thu,02 Oct 2014

Dhoom 3: the first Indian film to earn Rs. 500 crore worldwide

IANS  Mumbai, January 07, 2014
First Published: 09:36 IST(7/1/2014) | Last Updated: 14:26 IST(7/1/2014)

With Bollywood films setting new landmarks everyday, Rs. 100 crore seems like a forgotten figure!


Dhoom:3, the latest instalment of one of our most successful action adventure franchises, has grossed Rs. 501.35 crore ($83.56 million) worldwide since its release on December 20, 2013.

On Monday, Yash Raj Films (YRF), the production house of Dhoom franchise, issued a statement citing figures for the worldwide collections.


"Dhoom:3 continues to create history at both the Indian and overseas box office. It is now officially the first Indian film to cross Rs. 500 crore worldwide," read the statement from YRF.

The movie also broke the record for fastest entry into Rs. 100 crore, earlier held by Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chennai Express.





According to the breakup of the gross box office collections, in India, the action adventure movie, starring Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra, has grossed Rs. 351.29 crore, while in the overseas market, it has collected Rs. 150.06 crore ($25.01 million). CRITICS' REVIEW OF DHOOM:3


The collection totals Rs. 501.35 crore.





The movie, directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra, is yet to open in international territories like Germany, Peru, Romania, Japan, Russia and Turkey.

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