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Release Date 15 August, 2012
Budget ₹75 crores
Box Office India ₹188 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹310 crores
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Elite Indian agent “Tiger” is sent to Dublin to determine whether a professor shared secret information with Pakistani intelligence. His “caretaker” is actually Pakistani agent Zoya, fiercely loyal to her country. But as both agencies close in, Tiger and Zoya will learn that love crosses all borders.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹30.61 crores
Saturday₹16.05 crores
Sunday₹23 crores
First Weekend₹56.54 crores
Monday₹10.45 crores
Tuesday₹6.60 crores
First Week₹128 crores
Second Week₹29.49 crores
Third Week₹9.57 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹188 crores
Worldwide Gross₹310 crores
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Inflation Adjusted Earning

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True Adj Domestic Net ₹297.04 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹489.8 (
) crores

Movie Reception

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.

Full Cast & Characters

Salman KhanRAW Agent Avinash Singh Rathore a.k.a. Tiger, alias Manish Chandra
Katrina KaifZoya "Zee" Humaimi
Ranveer ShorayGopi Arya
Girish KarnadDr. Shenoy, RAW Chief
Roshan SethProfessor Anwar Jamaal Kidwai
Gavie ChahalCaptain Abrar

Fun Facts & Triva

  • This is the first film of Salman Khan under Yash Raj Films.
  • He was not the maker's first choice.
  • Shah Rukh Khan was approached first.
  • Katrina underwent many learning classes for this film.
  • Most of the action scenes were performed by Katrina herself.
  • Apart from the Indian stunt experts, directors from 14 different countries were hired.

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