Fast & Furious 8 Zooms Past Coveted $1 Billion Mark. That’s Rs 6400 Crore!
Reported By 01 May 2017
The Fate of the Furious, the eighth instalment in the popular Fast & Furious franchise, has crossed the $1 billion mark at the international box office. That’s Rs 6400 crore.
The film, which released on April 12 in India, has collected $867.6 million from international markets and $192.7 million in the US since its release, reports variety.com.
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— Fast & Furious (@FastFurious) April 30, 2017
The film holds the record for the highest opening weekend collection by amassing $542 million.
Directed by F Gary Gray and written by Chris Morgan, the film features Vin Diesel, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Scott Eastwood and Charlize Theron.
The film made Rs 67 crore in its opening weekend in India.
The Fate of the Furious is the first in the franchise since the tragic death of actor Paul Walker in 2013.