Race 3, the third installment of the successful franchise, Race is hitting the theatres on 15 June 2018. Since the action film is releasing on the eve of Eid so it is expected to perform excellently at the box office. The earlier two releases of the Race series had earned an excellent amount in their lifetime and managed to impress the audience completely. Earlier this year, Padmaavat and Baaghi 2 had collected an excellent amount on its opening day. Now, the most important question in everyone’s mind is, “Will Race 3 first day collection be able to attain the top spot among all openings of 2018 till now?”

Salman Khan in the movie Race 3

Salman Khan and Eid Connection

Salman Khan is playing the lead role in place of Saif Ali Khan in the movie, Race 3. It would be interesting to see how well Race 3 would perform as compared to the previous two film of this series. Well, Salman Khan and the eve of Eid have a deep connection. Except for Tubelight, all the Eid releases of Salman Khan have earned an excellent lifetime collection at the box office. Here is the list of openings of Salman Khan’s Eid releases:

  • Wanted – Rs. 5.10 crores
  • Sultan – Rs. 36.54 crores
  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan – Rs. 27.25 crores
  • Kick – Rs. 24.97 crores
  • Ek Tha Tiger – Rs. 30.61 crores
  • Bodyguard – Rs. 21.20 crores
  • Dabangg – Rs. 14.55 crores
  • Tubelight – Rs. 21.15 crores

A Still from the movie Race 3

Will Race 3 take the Biggest Opening of 2018?

Race 3 is expected to break many records and likely to set new ones at the box office. Salman Khan’s last release, Tiger Zinda Hai earned over Rs. 30 crores on its opening day. Now, Race 3 first day collection is also expected to earn an excellent amount. But the question is,”will it be able to take the highest opening of 2018?” Also, it would be interesting to see whether it would become the highest opener for Saman Khan’s career or not?

According to the early estimates, Race 3 is most likely to earn over Rs. 25 crores. How much more it would collect depends on the word of mouth of the audience. Exact details about the film’s collection would be made available as the day progresses.

Update: Race 3 registers the biggest opening of 2018 and it earned Rs. 29.17 crores on its first day at the box office.

First Published on: 12:35 pm - 15, Jun 2018
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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