`Krrish 3` going strong, collects Rs.23 crore on second day

IANS| Updated: Nov 03, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

New Delhi: It`s a double celebrations for Hrithik Roshan and the `Krrish 3` team as the Diwali release is going strong at the box office and has collected Rs.23 crore on the second day of its release.

"`Krrish 3` is fabulous on day two, despite pre-Diwali festivities at its peak. Collects Rs.23 crore (Hindi+Tamil+Telugu) on Saturday. Outstanding," tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

Directed and produced by Rakesh Roshan, the superhero sci-fi drama, made on a budget of about Rs.100-Rs.150 crore, got a grand opening when it came out Friday. The film earned Rs.25 crore on the first day, informed Adarsh through his tweet.

Another trade pundit Komal Nahta is confident that `Krrish 3` will move up on the success ladder.

"Rock-steady! That`s the only way to describe `Krrish 3`, given that Saturday was last day of dull pre-Diwali... Historic!" Nahta tweeted Sunday.

Red Chillies VFX, a subdivision of Shah Rukh Khan`s motion picture production banner Red Chillies Entertainment, worked on the special effects for `Krrish 3`.

While the movie has attracted a lot of children to the theatres, R.K. Mehrotra, general manager, Delite cinemas informed that the film is houseful till Wednesday.

The film`s success is a good news for rest of the cast that includes Vivek Oberoi, Kangana Ranaut and Priyanka Chopra.