To be sure, the action thriller also featuring Anil Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Bobby Deol, is riding entirely on Khan's shoulders. Race 3 maintained the momentum on Sunday as well and registered Rs 39.16 crore, taking its three-day collection to Rs 106.47 crore.
Talking about film's very big business, Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter, "And #Race3 scores a CENTURY".
Race 3 was released in 4,200 screens across India during the Eid weekend and Salman Khan's huge following boosted the movie's overall business with over 70 percent occupancy on opening day, making Rs 29. According to boxofficeindia.com, the film has crossed the Rs 100 crore mark in the first week itself.
However, the figure is lower than Tiger Zinda Hai (114.93 cr), and it's surprising that his Christmas release took a better opening than his Eid counterpart.
From cinema lovers to movie reviewers, everyone nailed this film for its mediocre storyline, not so impressive performances and unengaging screenplay. His latest release Race 3 has also entered the Rs 100 crore club and despite negative reviews, looks to be on course for a good run at theatres.
"With Tubelight, it was probably a case of wrong timing".
Directed by Remo D'Souza, the film raked in Rs. 106.47 crore in its first three days. With the third instalment, Salman has replaced Saif Ali Khan, who played the lead in first two films.