Dhoom 3 has record opening week

LONDON – Bollywood blockbuster “Dhoom 3” has collected $58 million worldwide in its first week on release.

Distributor and producer Yash Raj Films confirmed that the crime action thriller grossed $40.95 million (INR2.46 billion) in India and a further $17.02 million in overseas markets in the week since its release.

The overseas total includes $5.76 million in North America, $2.49 million in the U.K., $4.29 million in the Middle East and Gulf states (six days), $1.396 million in Australia and $1.71 million in Pakistan. All these numbers represent the highest opening week ever for an Indian film in the respective territories, according to YRF.

The film will next open in the Maldives, Rwanda, Egypt, Germany, Peru, Romania, Japan, Russia, the CIS and Turkey.

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