Ek Tha Tiger came at the box office with a powerful earning. The film set the record for being the highest first day grosser of all time. Also, the action film grew well over the next two days and earned an excellent over the five-day extended weekend. It made a record first-weekend collection at that time and took its first week total over Rs. 100 crores mark.
The performance of the film also didn't fade in the second week and it remained strong in the next couple of weeks. Ek Tha Tiger turned out to be the highest Hindi grosser of that time. Also, it collected over Rs. 100 crores in overseas and took its worldwide total over Rs. 300 crores mark.