Saturday 18th September 2010 15.00 IST/Friday 17th September 2010 13.00 IST

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Dabangg grossed 81.50 crore nett approx as per early estimates over its first week after its Thursday looks to be coming in around the 6 crore nett mark.

The film has smashed the first week record of 3 Idiots even if we include the paid previews of that film.

The film has set new first week circuit records in Delhi/UP, East Punjab, Bihar, CP Berar, CI, Rajasthan, Assam and Orissa while in Mumbai, West Bengal, Nizam/Andhra, Mysore and Tamil Nadu/Kerala the records of Three Idiots have held up. The collections over the second weekend should also be very good.

Meanwhile, Dabangg had a very good second Friday with business coming in around 6.20 crore nett as per early estimates. The 8 day business of the film is 87.25 crore nett plus. Dabangg should easily cross the 100 crore nett mark by the end of its second weekend. The ten day business should be in 103-105 crore nett range. The Friday business was better than Thursday. Below is the breakdown of the second Friday.

Mumbai – 2.05 crore
Delhi/UP – 1.45 crore
East Punjab – 55 lakhs
West Bengal – 40 lakhs
Bihar – 15 lakhs
Assam/Orissa – 7 lakhs
CP Berar – 35 lakhs
CI – 23 lakhs
Rajasthan – 33 lakhs
Nizam – 33 lakhs
Mysore – 22 lakhs
Tamil Nadu/Kerala – 7 lakhs
TOTAL – 6.20 crore