Emraan Hashmi takes on the role of the main antagonist in Tiger 3, a film packed with intense action sequences. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif reprise their roles as Tiger and Zoya, and the movie is set to be a major Diwali release with high expectations for a stellar opening on Sunday. Unlike Salman’s earlier Eid release, Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, Tiger 3 is generating considerable buzz, evident in its impressive advance bookings.
Tiger 3 Featuring Katrina Kaif and Emraan Hashmi
Katrina Kaif returns as Zoya, while Emraan Hashmi makes his debut in the franchise as the primary antagonist. Notably, Tiger 3 is rumored to feature cameo appearances by Hrithik Roshan as Kabir from War and Shah Rukh Khan from Pathaan.
According to reports from Sacnilk.com, the film has already accumulated ₹15.58 crore in pre-bookings, indicating a promising start. Over 5,86,650 tickets have been sold, with the majority (5,49,988 tickets) for the Hindi 2D version, followed by 21,049 tickets for the Telugu 2D version and 3,098 tickets for the Tamil shows. The IMAX 2D version is also gaining traction, with 9,554 tickets sold for the first day.
Tiger 3 Expected to Hit ₹40 Crore Opening Day Revenue
Diwali performance, Sanjeev Kumar Bijli, Executive Director of PVR INOX Ltd., expects Tiger 3 to rake in close to ₹40 crore on its opening day. He highlighted the film’s strong advance bookings, aligning with the tradition of big Diwali releases enjoying success due to increased footfall and disposable income during the festive season.
The release of Tiger 3 on Diwali coincides with the India vs Netherlands World Cup match, adding to the excitement. Despite potential variations in audience turnout on different days, the industry is optimistic about the film’s potential to reach the ₹40 crore mark, fueled by the enthusiasm of moviegoers during the festive period.