Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger 3 was finally released in theatres on November 12. Despite Diwali celebrations across the country, the film has minted an impressive Rs 188.25 crore in the first five days of its release. According to early estimates, posted at 6 pm today, by trade website Sacnilk, the third installment of the Tiger franchise has managed to collect Rs 7.58 crore on Friday, taking the total collection of the film to Rs 195.23 crore.
Worldwide, Tiger 3 is inching closer to the Rs 300 crore mark.
Salman Khan shared his excitement on the success of the film and said, “So, I’m grateful for the love that they have showered on me over the years and also for the love that they have given to my Tiger franchise! I have played the role of super-spy Tiger three times now. So, this appreciation feels like a hattrick of success for me. It is a character for which I have put my body on the line every single time. I have actually given it my all. So, the success of these films are also very personal to me.”
Talking about the box office performace on Tiger 3, film trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to X and wrote, “The mass pockets continue to dominate, contributing a large chunk of revenue… Biz on Fri [evening onwards] and Sat should be strong, but will be severely impacted on Sun due to #INDvsAUS #WorldCup2023 final match [2 pm onwards].”
Tiger 3 is the fifth movie in the YRF Spy Universe, following Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai, War, and Pathaan. The film also stars Emraan Hashmi, Riddhi Dogra, and Vishal Jethwa in pivotal roles.