This is the season of breaking records! And the latest one to do so is Rajinikanth-Aishwarya Rai trilingual “Robot” as it is kicking ass at the Box-Office.
There was a lot of buzz going on even before release and a lot of hype was built because of its budget, starcast, sci-fi genre etc. The positive reviews only made the expectations reach higher. Now it has smashed 3 Idiots and Dabangg’s opening weekend records and is on its way to becoming the highest grossing Indian film ever.
Robot has given the largest first weekend distributor share ever in India. As per general industry estimates the distributor share was Rs.42 crore. Dabangg was 30 crore approx and Three Idiots 21.75 crore approx.
The film has also the highest first weekend nett collections ever in India at 56 crore nett. Dabanng was 48 crore nett and Three Idiots 38 crore nett.
It tops the worldwide gross as well, with a worldwide opening of Rs.160 crore! 3 Idiots and Dabangg were at 90 crore, MNIK at 85 crore.
Rajini and Aish beat all the three Khans at one go!