TOP STORIES: South Finds Studio Attention in 2014 on January 05, 2014

UTV and Fox Star look at the South in 2014. [Business Standard]

Bullet Raja director speaks out against Censor Board bias. [Times of India]

Sholay 3D hits screens after three years in the making. [Emirates 24/7]


INDIA: 'Dhoom 3' Reaches $38M on January 03, 2014

dhoom3.pngDhoom 3 is on a roll in India. The sequel added another $10.2 million to bring its Hindi total to $38 million in India. The film posted a $1.7 million take in its second full week in release in North America, bringing its U.S. & Canada total up to $7.5 million. Dhoom 3 is the biggest Bollywood film of all time in North America.

Top Ten Domestic Films in India


* - Hindi grosses only.

'Dhoom 3' Posts $1M Weekend to Reach $6.8M Cume in North America on December 31, 2013

Dhoom 3 posted a $1 million hold across 220 locations in North America to reach  $6.8 million running total in North America. Dhoom 3 is already the highest grossing Bollywood film of all time in North America.

The film enjoyed a $3.4 million opening weekend in its debut and went on to gross a total of $5.7 million in its first full week in release in the United States and Canada.

TOP STORIES: 'Dhoom 3' Continues its Blockbuster Success Around the World on December 29, 2013

  • A look at the blockbuster success of Dhoom 3. [Indiewire]


'Dhoom 3' Collects Record-Breaking $58M Worldwide in First Week on December 28, 2013

Dhoom 3 took in a total of $58 million over its first full week of release at the global box office, setting the record for biggest opening week take of all time for a Bollywood release. 

A $40.95 million opening week tally in India combined with a superb $17.02 million from the rest of the world to set the new record at $57.97 million. 

The top 5 overseas territories for the film are:

North America

  • $5,755,000 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film)

United Arab Emirates

  • $4,293,000 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film, with only 6 day week as the film opened on Friday instead of the Traditional Thursday release)

United Kingdom

  • $2,490,000 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film)


  • $1,396,300 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film)


  • $1,171,800 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film)


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