Ajay Devgan’s Singham: 10th Highest Opening Weekend Ever
Reliance Entertainment’s Singham (read detailed weekend BO report) that released in 2000 screens worldwide on July 22 has grossed Rs 47.70 crores at the box office in its opening weekend making it the second highest opening for this year, according to a release by Reliance Entertainment.
The action-packed entertainer grossed Rs. 44.2 crores in India (Rs. 31 crore net) and Rs. 3.5 crores gross overseas. This makes Singham the last in the Top 10 chart of Domestic Opening Weekends of all time.
In the opening weekend tally, Singham follows Dabangg (Rs 48.5 crore net), Ready (Rs. 42 crore net), 3 Idiots (Rs 40 crore net), Ghajini (Rs. 40 crore net in 4 days), Tees Maar Khan (Rs. 38 crore net), Rajneeti (Rs. 34 crore net), My Name Is Khan (Rs. 32 crore net) and Housefull (Rs. 31.5 crore net).
Sanjeev Lamba, CEO, Reliance Entertainment said, “Singham is off to a wonderful start worldwide. The film received an overwhelming response from the audience over the weekend and we hope will continue its successful run all over the world in the weeks to come.” Reliance Entertainment released Singham in 38 countries internationally on July 22. In its second phase the film will release in additional 21 countries.