Unfortunately, the highly awaited offering of superstar Salman Khan Race 3 has got failed to impress the viewers due to its weak story and direction. This is why it got slowed down just after the opening weekend and now struggling to pull crowd toward theaters in the opposite of newly released Sanju.
Directed by choreographer turned director Remo D’souza, Race 3 has received mixed reviews from the critics as well as the audience. Most of the viewers have found it terrible in all the aspects. IMDb rating for the movie itself says a lot about its failure, 2.3/10; which is worse than Veere Di Wedding.
Due to solid star power and high recall value of the franchise, Salman Khan starrer opened on a tremendous note and somehow managed to remain strong throughout the opening weekend. After an abrupt drop on weekdays, it did the business of 144.51 crores in the first week, that included 106.47 crores of the weekend and 38.04 crores of weekdays.
Then in the second week as well, Race 3 witnessed more drops in footfalls and collected the business of 24.75 crores, with 16.25 crores on the weekend and 8.50 crores on weekdays. After 2 weeks, the total collection of this action thriller was recorded 169.26 crores at the domestic box office.
Now the third installment of Race franchise is running on the third weekend and getting low occupancy due to new arrival Sanju. On 3rd Friday, with a dip of 85.42% than the previous day, it raked a business of 0.25 crore only. On 3rd Saturday, it showed slight growth and bagged 0.30 crore to raise its 16 days total to 169.81 crores.