New Delhi, June 16: Like every year, Salman Khan had a treat for his fans this Eid – Race 3. The film is all the more special, as it marks the onscreen reunion of Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez after their 2014 hit, Kick.
Race 3 was off to a great start at the box office, with an opening day collection of Rs 29.17 crore.
With this gigantic figure, ‘Race 3’ placed itself on the top of 2018’s list of Biggest Openers. The film has also become Salman’s fourth highest Eid opener till now. First three positions are held by ‘Sultan’ (Rs. 36.54 crore), ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ (Rs. 32.93 crore), and ‘Bodyguard’ (Rs. 21.60 crore).
The business is expected to rise over the Eid weekend.
‘Race 3’ is a stand-alone sequel to the hit franchise ‘Race’. With the third installment, Salman has replaced Saif Ali Khan who played the lead in first two films.
Starring an ensemble cast of Salman, Jacqueline, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Freddy Daruwala, Saqib Saleem, and Daisy Shah, the action thriller is one of the most awaited films.
Produced by Salman Khan Films and Ramesh Taurani under the banner of Tips Films, ‘Race 3’ is directed by Remo D’souza.
The flick hit the theatres on June 15.