Mumbai: Bollywood fans are spread far and wide and so are admirers of Shah Rukh Khan. The Box Office performance of 'Happy New Year' testifies the fact that SRK is a rage not just in Indian but in overseas too!
Directed by Farah Khan and produced by Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt. Ltd, 'HNY' has got one of the biggest opening in international markets.
The film, which also stars Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani and Vivaan Shah, had a record breaking opening day & weekend in India. It was released in 40 countries across various international markets and opened with approxmately. USD 8.1 million. This is the 2nd biggest opening for any Bollywood film with many key territories yet to open. The film has crossed many milestones in its first three days of release:
Biggest Opening for any Bollywood film in Gulf region, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Malaysia.
Second highest opening for any Bollywood film in Pakistan, Fiji and New Zealand
Many key markets like Germany, Peru, Philippines, Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, West Indies etc are yet to open which will add significantly to international box office numbers.
“The performance of the movie both in India and across the world, shows the universal appeal of the movie. We hope that the audience across all markets will continue to enjoy the movie” said Venky Mysore, CEO RCE.