Salman Khan has done it. The Bollywood superstar’s latest blockbuster has grossed Rs 200 at the Indian box office! Call it his charisma or his buffoonery on screen, the actor has made sure his fans and the Kick cast and crew have a big smile on their faces. Cashing in on its second successful weekend at the box office, Kick collected Rs 183.93 crore at the BO by the end of Saturday, August 2. Kick was expected to cross Rs 200 crore by Sunday, August 3 evening. But the figures were a close Rs 198 crore at the end of weekend business at the BO.
(UPDATE: Salman Khan’s Kick collects Rs 203.19 crore; breaks the record of Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots at the BO!)
The Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez starrer inched closer to the Rs 200 crore figure on Monday, August 4, and finally made it by afternoon. Taran Adarsh, renowned trade analyst, tweeted the collections of Kick, saying, “#Kick [Week 2] Fri 9.22 cr, Sat 10.62 cr, Sun 14.18 cr. Grand total: ₹ 198.11 cr nett. India biz. Nearing ₹ 200 cr mark. BLOCKBUSTER!”
“As you read this, Salman Khan marches into ₹ 200 cr Club. #Kick crosses ₹ 200 cr mark today [Mon]. Salman’s HIGHEST GROSSER in India,” he added.
Adarsh further tweeted, “Salmania at its peak, #Kick to enter 200 cr Club!”
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 4, 2014
Congratulations are in store for Salman Khan and his Kick-ass team!