MUMBAI— Salman Khan’s mega-action entertainer “Tiger Zinda Hai” has emerged as the biggest blockbuster of the year, after having amassed Rs. 280.62 crore nett in 12 days, with a breathtaking average of over Rs. 23 crore per day in India alone. Set to cross his highest grossing films “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” (Rs. 320 crore-plus) and “Sultan” (Rs. 300 crore-plus), overseas, it has grossed over Rs. 100 crore. In worldwide gross, it has entered the enviable Rs. 500 crore club.
The biggest superstar of the country, Salman Khan, opened up on the incredible success of the film by saying, “For us, it is the audiences love and reactions that matter the most, and we feel overwhelmed with the love that ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ has garnered. I am grateful to one and all for treating this film as their own; the response has been truly endearing. ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ is my second film with Ali Abbas Zafar, and I am looking forward to working with him again.”
Khan is also upbeat that his father, Salim Khan, was moved so much by the film, which for him, rarely happens.