Salman Khan seems to be on an Eid hat-trick - after Wanted and Dabangg, the actor's newly-released film Bodyguard has earned Rs 22 crore net on the first day of the release in the domestic market. The action-packed drama in which Salman has teamed up with Kareena Kapoor was released on Eid-ul-Fitr Wednesday. His Wanted and Dabangg too released on Eid in 2009 and 2010, respectively. "The response to the film has been amazing. We had estimated the collection to be Rs.20 crore on the first day and it went on to be Rs 21.5-22 crore net, which are phenomenal figures for the first day," Priti Shahani, chief strategy and marketing officer, Reliance Entertainment, said.
Story first published: Friday, September 2, 2011, 15:04 [IST]