'Chennai Express' is the Second Biggest Bollywood Release in North America on August 26, 2013

Chennai Express is now the second must successful Bollywood release in North America. The film added $377k from 143 locations in its third weekend to reach a $4.67 million cume. The total is still a considerable distance below the $6.5 million performance of 3 Idiots, the 2009 release continues to be the most successful Bollywood film in North America to date. 

INDIA: 'Chennai Express' Reaches $30M Domestic, Falls to Second Place on August 24, 2013


OUATIMDStill.jpgOnce Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! led the box office in its opening week, putting a stop to the reign of Chennai Express atop the Indian box office with a $7.8 million bow. Chennai Express settled for second place in its second full week in release with a $6.7 million performance that raised its total to $30.7 million. 


Top 10 Domestic Films in India. Week Culminating on August 23, 2013



'Chennai Express' Reaches $4.2M in North America on August 23, 2013

The runaway success of Chennai Express in North America continues. The Bollywood blockbuster reached a $4,299,850 cume at the end of its second week in release across 190 screens. The second weekend's take totalled $1,178,650.

'Chennai Express' Continues its Strong Run in North America on August 19, 2013

Chennai Express is still enjoying a strong run in North America. The Bollywood blockbuster grossed $893,457 in its second weekend to reach the $4 million mark in North America.

Chennai Express has done particularly well outside of India. The film's overseas cume, excluding North America, currently stands at $9.2 million.


Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara: First Day Success! on August 19, 2013

Critics feared that Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara would be overshadowed by Chennai Express's extreme success. However, this seems not to be the case, as the film opened up to a large enthusiastic audience, with occupancy ratings between 75%-90%. It managed to gross 11.25 crore domestically, and the screen count has been increased from 2,000 screens to 2,500 screens. [OneIndia Entertainment]


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