Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International), the largest studio in India has announced an exceptional first week performance for Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal 3, produced by Shri Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd. Eros International released the much anticipated film in cinemas across the globe on 05 November 2010. Since its release, the film has grossed Rs.117 crore worldwide, with Rs.102 crore in India (Net Collection: Rs. 67 crore) and Rs.15 crore overseas in its first week.
Following the legacy of the successful Golmaal series, Golmaal 3 starring leading actors, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor and Arshad Warsi, amongst others, was a highly anticipated film amongst the audiences. The film opened across 2,000 plus screens worldwide to a stupendous opening weekend collection. Excellent reviews and great ‘word-of-mouth’ thereafter helped the film to sustain its foothold at the box office and resulted in outstanding collections throughout the first week. Further, the film has had a tremendous repeat viewing factor which has led to the high occupancy rate in cinemas across the globe.
Delighted with the first week collections, Nandu Ahuja, Sr. VP, Distribution, Eros International Media Ltd said, “We are really glad with the stupendous response to Golmaal 3. It has become the second highest grosser of the year and still going strong. It has truly lived upto its brand & expectations and we anticipate the excellent performance to continue in the coming weeks too.”
Pranab Kapadia, President – Distribution – Eros International plc added, “Even in its 2nd week Golmaal 3 is doing extremely well across all overseas markets. In UK, USA and UAE, this edition of Golmaal series will be the best ever within just 10 days since its release. Mauritius, Australia and Fiji have registered record breaking collections. I believe Golmaal 3 brought the perfect mood to ignite Diwali and festivities in style, considering the tremendous response received from the audiences.”