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Salman Khan's Kick biggest opener of 2014, earns Rs. 53 crore in two days

Hindustan Times   July 27, 2014
First Published: 11:43 IST(27/7/2014) | Last Updated: 12:04 IST(27/7/2014)

Riding high on expectations, Salman Khan-Nazawuddin Siddiqui-Randeep Hooda-Jacqueline Fernandes-starrer Kick has emerged the biggest opener of the year.

As per trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Sajid Nadiadwala's directorial debut has collected Rs. 26.4 crore on the day of its release (early estimates).

Kick surpasses the day one box office figure for Salman Khan's earlier release Jai Ho that made Rs. 17 crore on one day. Riding on good word-of-mouth and mixed reviews, the film picked up further on Saturday, collecting Rs. 27.15 crore at the ticket windows.

Also read: Six things which make Kick a blockbuster

Apart from the Rs. 53.55 crore domestic collections, Kick is also faring well at the international ticket windows. It earned $340,000 (Rs 2.4 crore) in USA-Canada and $ 272,000 (Rs 1.53 crore) in the UAE on Friday alone.

Made on an estimated budget of Rs. 100 crore, Salman's latest film is on its way to make record collections on Sunday as well. Watch this space for more.

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