June 18, 2018
After emerging as the biggest opener of the year, Salman Khan-starrer 'Race
3' has entered the 100-crore club in its opening weekend.
The total weekend earnings of the Remo D' Souza-directorial stood at Rs 106.47 crore.
Other than 'Race 3', 'Padmavaat' is the only movie released this year to have crossed this mark.
In regard to the business done by other movies this year, Film Crirtic, Taran Adarsh tweeted, "TOP 5 - 2018
Opening Weekend biz...
1. #Padmavaat ? 114 cr [5-day *extended* weekend; select previews on Wed, released on Thu]... Hindi+ Tamil + Telugu.
2. #Race3 ? 106.47 cr
3. #Baaghi2 ? 73.10 cr
4. #Raid ? 41.01 cr
5. #PadMan ? 40.05 cr
India biz. "
Salman is famous for his Eid releases. Most of his movies, released on the festival, have crossed 100-crore mark.
Listing Salman's earnings during Eid, Adarsh further tweeed, "Salman and #Eid - Opening Weekend biz...
2015: #BajrangiBhaijaan ? 102.60 cr
2016: #Sultan ? 180.36 cr
2017: #Tubelight ? 64.77 cr
2018: #Race3 ? 106.47 cr
'Race 3' is a stand-alone sequel to the hit franchise 'Race'. With the third installment, Salman has replaced Saif Ali Khan, who played the lead in first two films.
Starring an ensemble cast of Salman, Jacqueline, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Freddy Daruwala, Saqib Saleem, and Daisy Shah, the film hit theatres on June 15.