Chennai Express has smashed all previous opening weekend record by a huge margin. Film has collected around 93.65 crore nett in 3 days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and 100.15 crore nett including the Paid Preview. Thus it has broken Dabangg 2 record which was around 64.9 crore nett by a big number. Chennai Express is just on a record breaking spree. Film also got the benefit of big 3 days (Friday - EID, Saturday - Basi EID, Sunday). Getting big days is one thing, but utilising to it fullest is another. Chennai Express Opening Weekend Occupancy 84-85% which is just out of this world.
Here is the list of Top 10 list of Bollywood Movies which are Top Grossers as far as Opening Weekend (3 days) is concerned -
1. Chennai Express - 100.15 crore nett (93.65 crore nett excluding the Paid Preview). New Record.
2. Dabangg 2 - 64.9 crore nett.
3. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani - 62.1 crore nett.
4. Ek Tha Tiger - 60.32 crore nett.
5. Ra.One - 59.5 crore nett.
6. Bodyguard - 54 crore nett.
7. Race 2 - 50.65 crore nett.
8. Jab Tak Hai Jaan - 49.15 crore nett.
9. Dabangg - 48.75 crore nett.
10. Don 2 - 48.25 crore nett.