Despite being backed by the popular franchise and having the solid star power of superstar Salman Khan, Race 3 has dropped abruptly within in a week and now running at a very low pace than expected. Due to a terrific start, it still has a high business total and has surpassed the lifetime collection of Baaghi 2 (165.50 crores) at the domestic box office.
The third installment of Race film series was released amid huge craze of the audience but unfortunately got failed to impress the viewers. Due to the lame story-line and weak direction, it has received mixed reviews from the critics as well as the audience. Most of the fans as well found the film very disappointing.
Directed by Remo D’souza, Race 3 took a tremendous start and remained super strong throughout the first weekend. After facing big drops on weekdays, it did the business of 144.51 crores in the opening week, that included 106.47 crores of the weekend and 38.04 crores of weekdays.
Then on the second weekend, with a higher drop than normal this action thriller registered the business of 16.25 crores with 3.75 crores on 2nd Friday, 5.50 crores on 2nd Saturday, and 7 crores on 2nd Sunday. Now it is running on weekdays once again and witnessing further dips in footfalls.
On 2nd Monday, Race 3 faced a drop of 33.4% than Friday and minted the amount of 2.50 crores. Following the downtrend, it collected 2.25 crores on 2nd Tuesday. On the next day i.e. 2nd Wednesday, Tips Films & Salman Khan Films’ presentation raked 2 crores and raised its 13 days total collection to 167.51 crores nett.