'Krrish 3' gets a grand opening

Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The much-awaited superhero film "Krrish 3" that released Friday started on a heroic note all over the country and is expected to perform great in coming days too, say experts.

"Krrish 3" is equipped with a spectacular range of special effects and extravagant action sequences. Actor Hrithik Roshan returns as the superhero with the film that is third installment in the franchise that began with "Koi... Mil Gaya" in 2003.

Vivek Oberoi plays Kaal, the villain, in the movie that is direcetd and produced by Rakesh Roshan. It also features Kangana Ranaut and Priyanka Chopra.

Deepak Sharma, COO of PVR Pictures, says that the film has got "great opening and it's going to be a blockbuster".

"The advance booking is as good as it was for 'Chennai Express' and opened like that all across India. Once holiday starts it will do amazing business. It can be in the league of Rs.200 crore. Going by morning show, it's looking good," Sharma told IANS.

"Krrish 3" that was reportedly made on the budget between Rs.100-Rs.150 crore, hit approximetely 3,500 screens Friday, said a source.

Red Chillies VFX, a subdivision of Shah Rukh's motion picture production banner Red Chillies Entertainment, worked on the special effects worth Rs.26 crore for "Krrish 3".

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh said that the movie had an overwhelming start in the morning shows in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

"The pre-Diwali period is always considered dull by the industry. But an event film like 'Krrish 3' can change the mindset," he posted on Twitter.

Trade analyst Komal Nahta also posted similar opinion on the microblogging site.

"'Krrish 3' oven-fresh news: Nagpur opening great:Sangam Cinema 16636;Inox Poonam 27838;Inox Jaswant 16786;Cinemax 1st show 37229, 2nd show 31548. 'Krrish 3' opening in Bihar circuit crazy. Most cinemas report, all shows full in advance.Such madness rarely seen.And this is pre-Diwali!," posted Nahta.

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