Salman Khan’s much-anticipated espionage extravaganza, “Tiger 3,” is on the brink of its grand release, promising a star-studded cast featuring Katrina Kaif and Emraan Hashmi. Boasting special appearances by Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan, the film is positioned as a family treat, adding an extra layer of excitement for fans. With Maneesh Sharma taking the directorial helm, expectations are high as “Tiger 3” extends the popular franchise and serves as a crucial link in the evolving Spy Universe.
Unusual Release Day Challenges
Scheduled for release on 12th November, a Sunday with festive cheer in the air, “Tiger 3” encounters a unique challenge. The auspicious occasion of Laxmi Pujan brings families together for celebrations, impacting evening and night show turnouts. Despite this, the film carries the weight of anticipation, and any subpar performance on the opening day would be unexpected.
Advance Booking Figures
Tiger 3 Advance Booking National Chains [#PVR, #INOX, #Cinepolis] for Day 1 till 8 PM…#Tiger3
🌟 #PVRInox: 1.96 lakh
🌟 Almost 2.43 Lakh tickets sold 🌟#SalmanKhan #EmraanHashmi #Tiger3Booking #Tiger3FirstDayFirstShow #KatrinaKaif #YRFSpyUniverse #YRF… pic.twitter.com/l20GDnvDU4
— Praneet Samaiya (@praneetsamaiya) November 11, 2023
“Tiger 3” has garnered approximately Rs 16 crores in India through advance bookings, excluding blocked seats. National Cinema Chains, including PVR, Inox, and Cinepolis, contribute significantly, with around 2.43 lakh tickets sold nationwide. The last-minute surge in bookings reflects a positive trend, yet the numbers fall short of the Spy Universe’s colossal expectations.
Striving For The 20 Crore Milestone
With the first show yet to commence, “Tiger 3” aims to breach the Rs 20 crore mark for its opening day, surpassing Rajinikanth’s “Jailer,” which secured Rs 18.50 crore in ticket sales. However, the road to dominance faces a formidable challenge in Prabhas’ “Adipurush,” which amassed a staggering Rs 26.50 crores on its opening day.
The Road Ahead
As the curtain rises on “Tiger 3,” the early signs, though not reaching the anticipated crescendo. This presents a mixed bag of challenges and aspirations. While aiming to surpass one stalwart in “Jailer.” It faces an uphill battle against the mighty “Adipurush.” As fans and critics eagerly await the box office verdict, the true test lies in the film’s ability to captivate audiences amidst the festive fervor. And deliver a cinematic spectacle worthy of the Spy Universe legacy. The grand unveiling awaits its final act.