'Dhoom:3' vrooms to global success, crosses Rs.500 crore

Indo Asian News Service
6 January 2014

Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Rs.100 crore seems like a forgotten figure! "Dhoom:3", the latest instalment of Bollywood's successful action adventure franchise, has grossed Rs.501.35 crore ($83.56 million) worldwide since its release Dec 20 last year.

On Monday, its production banner, Yash Raj Films (YRF), issued a statement confirming the news.

"'Dhoom:3' continues to create history at both the Indian and overseas box office. It is now officially the first Indian film to cross Rs.500 crore worldwide," read the statement.

According to the breakup of the gross box office collections, in India, the action adventure movie, starring Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra, has grossed Rs.351.29 crore, while in the overseas market, it has collected Rs.150.06 crore ($25.01 million).

The collection totals Rs.501.35 crore.

The movie, directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra, is yet to open in international territories like Germany, Peru, Romania, Japan, Russia and Turkey.

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