Trade experts predicted that the much-awaited movie could have the best opening of any Bollywood film ever, with the film having garnered Rs 32.9 crores according to NDTV Movies.
An official from Mumbai's Gaiety Galaxy said: "There's no doubt that Ek Tha Tiger has got the biggest opening till date."
Speaking on Twitter, film critic Taran Adarsh said: "business Xclusive: USA Wed $ 158,100 [from 90 locations; 30 yet to report] ... UAE Wed $ 175,000. Fantastic!"
It was recently reported that Ek Tha Tiger tickets have been priced at a record high, with multiplex cinemas increasing their ticket prices by as much as 16%.
Hrithik Roshan's Agneepath is the current record holder for the maximum opening-day collection, garnering Rs 21.5 crore.
Watch the trailer for Ek Tha Tiger below: