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'Ek Tha Tiger' expected to break more records

Salman Khan does it again! After giving back-to-back super hits "Wanted", "Dabangg", "Ready" and "Bodyguard", he has hit the bull's eye once again with "Ek Tha Tiger" which has broken records of opening day collection by earning R

Friday, August 17, 2012 | 6:58:33 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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Salman Khan does it again! After giving back-to-back super hits "Wanted", "Dabangg", "Ready" and "Bodyguard", he has hit the bull's eye once again with "Ek Tha Tiger" which has broken records of opening day collection by earning Rs.33 crore.

The romantic thriller released on Independence Day and trade pundits are expecting the collections to increase during the long weekend, thanks to Eid, which is Monday, and make more new records.

The film's cost is said to be above Rs.50 crore and "Ek Tha..." marks director Kabir Khan's third collaboration with Yash Raj Films after "Kabul Express" in 2006 and "New York" in 2009.

Rajesh Thadani, Multimedia Combines, Mumbai, says the film has received the highest opening ever.

"Salman's movie 'Ek Tha Tiger' is doing very well all over. It ek tha tigerhas been the highest opening ever. In first two days, the film has collected around Rs.47 crore all over India. On the opening day, the film collected Rs.33 crore. It is the highest collection till date for any Indian film," Thadani told IANS.

"In Mumbai the film collected close to around Rs.17 crore on opening day. There is possibility that the film will break all records and collect Rs.200 crore," he added.

Vinay Choksey of VIP Exhibitors, Mumbai, seconds Thadani and said: "The film is expected to maintain the craze and the collections will go up during weekend."

The film that revolves around an Indian secret agent named Tiger collected almost Rs.17 crore on the second day.

Anant Verma, director and business head of DT Cinemas, says "'Ek Tha Tiger' opened with 98 percent occupancy".

"The movie is doing excellent business. There was a lot of hype about it because of which we have had 45 percent online and advance bookings," Verma told IANS.

ek tha tiger "From families to couples, college students to working class came to watch the movie and they are liking it. We are waiting for the weekend and expecting increased footfalls," he added.

Salman, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) officer, romances Katrina (Zoya), an Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent in the film.

"Ek Tha..." shows the tumultuous journey of the dark world of intelligence that forbids its soldiers from falling in love.

The story is by Aditya Chopra and the film's screenplay has been co-written by Kabir Khan and well-known journalist-turned-lyricist-writer Neelesh Misra.


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Posted on: 27 August 2012 at 7:33am
just luv ETT Alot...nd surely it breaks d record...of 200 crore...coz sallu was in d movie...luv u sallu u rock in ETT...just luv u..nd best wishes for u ...

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Posted on: 20 August 2012 at 6:04am
i luv u sallu.. ur just outstanding, top of the world. I loved ETT. all d best, i really hope that it breaks 3 idiots records:)

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Posted on: 20 August 2012 at 12:22am
love the film
love the chemistry between Sal-Kat
love this news!!

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Posted on: 19 August 2012 at 2:46pm
Awesomeee...Salman rocks

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Posted on: 19 August 2012 at 2:00pm
salman rocks...yeappiiee ..going to watch it soon...

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Posted on: 19 August 2012 at 1:13pm
fit movie hai!!!!!!! awesome stuff Salman!... thank u n love u

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Posted on: 19 August 2012 at 8:40am
Salman khan rockxxx..
You are the best..

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Posted on: 19 August 2012 at 2:57am
salman alwaysss rocksss

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Posted on: 19 August 2012 at 2:55am
amazing movieee going to watchhh yhhh cant waitt :)

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Posted on: 19 August 2012 at 1:29am
Haters go and get a reality check... ETT is a awesome movie , which provides both logic and entertainment! And if you don't liked it then don't comment coz you will waste ur time in doing that because no one cares about you people salman khan is a rockstar nd will always be... no matter who says what...! LOTS OF LOVE AND SUPPORT FOR SALMAN AND KATRINA...BOTH OF YOU ARE ROCKSTARS..:)

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