The first biggie of the season, CHENNAI EXPRESS, fetched an unprecedented, mind-blowing start in India and key international markets, where it opened on Thursday evening.
In India, CHENNAI EXPRESS collected Rs 6.75 cr in paid previews, overtaking the record held by 3 IDIOTS, which had collected Rs 2.7 cr.
In UK, CHENNAI EXPRESS collected Â£ 142,220 in Thursday night previews, setting a new record. It has crossed the preview figures of MY NAME IS KHAN, KABHI ALVIDA NAA KEHNAA, 3 IDIOTS and EK THA TIGER.
In Australia and New Zealand too, CHENNAI EXPRESS is off to a fabulous start. ?The figures are: Australia A$ 38,315 … New Zealand NZ$ 8,058.
The trends in USA-Canada are also similar, although the figures are yet to pour in.
CHENNAI EXPRESS is expected to gross fabulous numbers over the weekend.
CHENNAI EXPRESS is on a record-breaking spree. Thu previews 6.75 cr, Fri 33.12 cr, Sat 28.05 cr. Total: 67.92 cr nett.