Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the entire cast of Padmaavat including Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor must be really happy today. After days of protests, their film finally hit theatres on January 25. Not just this, the film got a lot of praises from critics as well as is loved by the audience and their box office numbers are a testimony to the fact. The film has already crossed the Rs 100 crore mark in India in just four days of release. Not just that, Padmaavat also surpassed the box office record created by Salman Khan – Katrina Kaif’s last release Tiger Zinda Hai that is still running at the theatres. ( ALSO READ: Shocking! Deepika Padukone’s Padmaavat Earns More Than Anushka Shetty’s Bhaagamathie In Chennai? )Also Read - Koffee With Karan 7: Ranveer Singh Reveals Deepika Padukone’s Mother Took Time to Accept His Wardrobe
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to update this latest feat by Padmaavat. He wrote, “This may sound UNBELIEVABLE, but #Padmaavat has crossed *lifetime biz* of #Dilwale, #BajiraoMastani, #Sultan, #TigerZindaHai [still running] and #BajrangiBhaijaan in its *opening weekend* itself in Australia… Will cross #Dhoom3 today [Mon]… INCREDIBLE indeed!” Check out his tweets below: Also Read - Salman Khan's Lawyer Receives Death Threat: 'You Will Meet The Same Fate As Sidhu Moosewala'
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So far, the film has earned Rs 8.88 crore in Australia, Rs 7.59 crore in UK/Ireland, Rs 1.95 crore in New Zealand/Fiji. Padmaavat has even beaten records created by Aamir Khan’s PK in North America. On Saturday – January 27, it has collected $1,841,628 against the record set by Aamir’s PK of $1,418,817 set on December 20th, 2014 according to industry expert Ramesh Bala.