Tiger Zinda Hai opened to one of the biggest non-holiday opening collections for a Hindi movie. The film surpassed the record held by Dhoom 3. On its third day, it grossed the second highest single day amount for any film and earned over Rs. 100 crores over the first weekend.
It earned more than the lifetime earning of its prequel, Ek Tha Tiger in just six days and took its total over Rs. 200 crores in just one week. Due to its strong performance in the second and third week, the film easily surpassed the mark of Rs. 300 crores in its lifetime.
It even crossed a mark of Rs. 500 crores in the world. TZH took the advantage of Christmas Eve and New year holiday to earn an excellent amount in the theatres. The film became the highest earner on the eve of New year.