Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone are the latest entrants into the Rs. 200 crore club. Though the film released on Eid, it has been consistently generating a steady stream of revenue at the box office.
In this edition of Box Office Report Card, we take a look at what it took and how Chennai Express got to Rs 200 crore. With this in mind, we list the filmâ€™s collections on a daily basis, including the paid previews that started on Thursday (August 8, 2013).
While the first weekend of the filmâ€™s release witnessed a staggering Rs. 100.42 crores in collections, the second weekend collections dropped to a quarter of the sum to Rs. 25.23 crores.
On the other hand, the first week collections of Chennai Express posted a massive figure of Rs 156.7 crore. However it did not manage to break the record of Aamir Khanâ€™s 3 Idiots that collected approx Rs. 55.79 crores in its second week. 3 Idiots therefore retains the record of the highest second week collections in the domestic circuit.
|Day||Date||Amount (in crores)|
|Day 1 (Thursday)||8-Aug-13||6.75|
|Day 2 (Friday)||9-Aug-13||33.12|
|Day 3 (Saturday)||10-Aug-13||28.05|
|Day 4 (Sunday)||11-Aug-13||32.5|
|Day 5 (Monday)||12-Aug-13||12.62|
|Day 6 (Tuesday)||13-Aug-13||11.5|
|Day 7 (Wednesday)||14-Aug-13||12.56|
|Day 8 (Thursday)||15-Aug-13||19.6|
|Day 9 (Friday)||16-Aug-13||6.5|
|Day 10 (Saturday)||17-Aug-13||8.51|
|Day 11 (Sunday)||18-Aug-13||10.22|
|Day 12 (Monday)||19-Aug-13||3.8|
|Day 13 (Tuesday)||20-Aug-13||7.06|
|Day 14 (Wednesday)||21-Aug-13||4.51|
|Day 15 (Thursday)||22-Aug-13||3.25||Day 16 (Friday)||23-Aug-13||2.12||Day 17 (Saturday)||24-Aug-13||3.61||Day 18 (Sunday)||25-Aug-13||4.75||Day 19 (Monday)||26-Aug-13||1.63|
|Day 20 (Tuesday)||27-Aug-13||1.74|
|Day 21 (Wednesday)||28-Aug-13||2.46|
|Day 22 (Thursday)||29-Aug-13||1.56||Day 23 (Friday)||30-Aug-13||0.81||Day 24 (Saturday)||31-Aug-13||1.14||Day 25 (Sunday)||01-Sep-13||1.89||Day 26 (Monday)||02-Sep-13||0.56||Day 27 (Tuesday)||03-Sep-13||0.51||Day 28 (Wednesday)||04-Sep-13||0.48||Day 29 (Thursday)||05-Sep-13||0.62||Day 30 (Friday)||06-Sep-13||0.23||Day 31 (Saturday)||07-Sep-13||0.29||Day 32 (Sunday)||08-Sep-13||0.41||Day 33 (Monday)||09-Sep-13||0.31|
|Weekend||Collections (in crores)|
|Weekend 1||100.42 cr|
|Weekend 2||25.23 cr|
|Weekend 3||10.48 cr||Weekend 4||3.84 cr||Weekend 5||93 lac|
|Week||Collections (in crores)|
|Week 1||156.7 cr|
|Week 2||43.85 cr|
|Week 3||17.87 cr|
|Week 4||6.01 cr|
Note: Weekend 1 and Week 1 includes paid previews (Thursday)
The Box Office figures are compiled from various sources and our own research. The figures can be approximate and Bollywood Hungama does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data. However, they are adequately indicative of the box-office performance of the film(s).