Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Emraan Hashmi’s Tiger 3 pre-release ticket sales have surged into double-digit figures. The anticipation for this film is reaching new heights, positioning it as India’s grandest Diwali blockbuster. Reportedly, Tiger 3’s opening day advance bookings have hit an impressive ₹12.43 crore, as per Sacnilk.com.
YRF Distribution breaks industry norms, redefining Diwali celebrations. Tiger 3 releases on the auspicious day of Lakshmi Puja. Vice President Rohan Malhotra speaks candidly, expressing confidence in Salman Khan’s stardom. The unique decision marks the third sequel of the Tiger series as a special Diwali treat.
Tiger 3’s Stellar Advance Booking
According to the latest report, the first-day release of Tiger 3 has witnessed an astonishing surge in advance bookings, with a staggering 4,62,327 tickets already sold. This includes a dominant 4,35,913 tickets for the Hindi 2D version, accompanied by 14,158 tickets for the Telugu 2D version. Notably, the film’s release in Tamil has also garnered substantial interest, with 1957 tickets already snapped up. The excitement for the IMAX version is palpable, with an impressive 8203 tickets already booked for day one, attesting to the overwhelming anticipation for this cinematic extravaganza.
YRF’s Calculated Move to Release Tiger 3 on Diwali
YRF Distribution Vice President Rohan Malhotra said ‘in the last 11 years, no producer has released any film on the day of Lakshmi Puja’. YRF has chosen the day of Lakshmi Puja to unleash a cinematic spectacle that revolves around Salman Khan’s iconic Ace Tiger. Malhotra reflects on their previous success with “Jab Tak Hai Jaan” and the positive response garnered over the last 12 years. This strategic move underscores the studio’s belief in Salman Khan’s unparalleled star power.
Diwali with Family: YRF’s Vision for Celebration
As families gather to worship on Lakshmi Puja, YRF envisions a unique Diwali celebration that extends beyond the traditional festivities. Malhotra stresses the importance of family time, seeing the day as a chance for people to unite and create lasting memories.
Tiger 3: A Cinematic Marathon Unveils 24-Hour Shows
YRF’s commitment to providing a cinematic treat doesn’t stop with the release date. The decision to offer 24-hour shows, a rarity in the industry, is a testament to their dedication. Malhotra hands over the reins to theater owners and encourages them to play films at any time, ensuring that audiences can enjoy the spectacle whenever they want.
#WATCH | Mumbai: On strategy to release ‘Tiger 3’ on Diwali, Sunday, November 12, YRF Distribution Vice President Rohan Malhotra says, “We have confidence in Salman Khan’s stardom. Lakshmi Puja is a day when there are prayers at home… It is time people celebrate festivals with… pic.twitter.com/IKjpp84AR8
— ANI (@ANI) November 9, 2023
Controversy Surrounds Tiger 3 Release: Possible Ban in Oman and Kuwait Over Katrina Kaif’s Scene
Recent reports suggest that the highly anticipated release of Tiger 3 may face a hurdle. As the film is speculated not to be screened in Oman and Kuwait. The purported reason behind this potential ban is speculated to be a scene featuring Katrina Kaif in a towel. The controversy surrounding this particular sequence has sparked concerns about the film’s screening in these Middle Eastern countries.
Maneesh Sharma directs Tiger 3, famed for films like Fan and Band Baaja Baaraat. It’s the fifth installment in the YRF Spy Universe, succeeding Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai, War, and Pathaan. Rumors swirl about Shah Rukh Khan making a cameo as Pathaan and Hrithik Roshan as Kabir, elevating the anticipation for this cinematic spectacle.
Conclusion: A Diwali to Remember with Tiger 3
Salman Khan leads the charge, consequently making Tiger 3 not just a blockbuster but a Diwali tradition for years. Get ready for an unprecedented Diwali as Salman Khan’s stardom takes center stage in this cinematic experience.