Salman Khan mania at its peak, global ‘Kick’ box office collections race to Rs 250 cr mark

‘Kick’ is all set to become Salman Khan’s highest grosser, cementing his superstardom.

Superstar Salman Khan continues to make waves with ‘Kick’ box office collections even at the end of he second weekend. ‘Kick’ overall (worldwide) collections are now all set to reach Rs 250 crore mark.

While the film’s nation-wide box office collections as of Saturday were Rs 183.93 crore, its overseas figure touched $8.3 million (Rs 50.49 crore).

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‘Kick’ is now in a mad dash towards the Rs 200 crore in the domestic market, becoming Salman’s highest grosser in the domestic market. The Bollywood star’s biggest film so far has been ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ which amassed Rs 198.78 crore in net box office collections.

‘Kick’ already marks Salman’s seventh entry into the Rs 100 crore club.

The film is no on its way to upstage Ranbir Kapoor-Deepika Padukone starrer ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ (Rs 188.57 crore) to become the sixth largest grosser of all time. ‘Kick’, with current net box office collections of Rs 183.93 crore (till August 2) has Also read: already pushed ‘Dabangg 2’ to eight position.

The skyrocketing business of the film is all set to continue in its second week with no major release till next Friday.

‘Kick’ had taken five days to enter the Rs 100-crore club. This year, the first film to open the roster for the exclusive club was another Salman starrer ‘Jai Ho’, which incidentally was the highest grosser before ‘Kick’ took over.

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First published on: 04-08-2014 at 09:27 IST