Marvel Studios and Disney's Iron Man 3 has taken an awesome opening in international markets (US release only on May 3) and from 42 countries has opened to $195.3 million.
It has beaten last year's blockbuster The Avengers, which debuted to $185.1 million internationally.
In India the film distributed through UTV Motion Pictures is said to have done around Rs 7.25 Crore on day one (Friday- April 26) of its release in nearly 1000 screens in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
In Tamil Nadu, Iron Man 3 is a runaway super hit in the 100 odd theatres it released in Tamil and English. The film is reported to have netted an awesome Rs 53 lakhs on Friday, making it the second biggest opener after Avatar in TN.
The film is a super hit in the state and is reported to be doing better than last Friday’s Tamil releases!