Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's biopic on athlete Milkha Singh - Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has crossed the Rs. 100 crore mark. The film has earned around Rs. 104 crore.
The Farhan Akhtar-starrer movie, which continues to run in theatres collected Rs. 1.3 crore on Friday (Aug 2), its 4th weekend.
The film averaged Rs. 2.6 crore and Rs. 3 crore on the following Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
Interestingly, several states across India have declared Bhaag Milkha Bhaag tax free. The film is running tax-free in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi, Haryana and Goa.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag is now the second highest grosser of 2013, after Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (released on may 31, 2013; starring Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur and Kalki Koechlin), that has earned around Rs. 188 crore.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag races ahead of new releases
Filmmakers tried to woo movie buffs with subjects as diverse as revenge comedy, erotic thriller, tragic love story and candyfloss campus romance this Friday, but audiences are still flocking to the halls to catch Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Movies that hit the theatres Friday include Bajatey Raho, Nasha, Issaq, Love U Soniyo and Hollywood film The Wolverine.