New Delhi: Releasing just a day after Diwali on October 24, Shah Rukh Khan starrer `Happy New Year` has taken the Box-Office by storm and has raked in moolah for it's makers.
So far, the entertainer has netted almost Rs.180 crore at the Indian box office.
`HNY` broke all records by minting Rs 45 crore in the opening day. The multi-starrer heist drama which also includes Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Vivaan Shah, Sonu Sood and Boman Irani made history by earning over 100 crores in just 2 days of its release.
Directed by Farah Khan and produced by Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, 'HNY' has got one of the biggest openings in international market.
The makers of `Happy New Year` left no stone unturned in making the film one of the most anticipated films of the year.
Exhibitors are happy that the movie has found resonance with audiences of all age groups.
"The film, after completing seven-day run, became the most preferred for families in the second weekend too. The number of Friday was bettered by Saturday, and Sunday was 40 percent better than Saturday - which only goes on to give the indication that families and people who couldn't catch the film in the first week came to the theatres," Anand Vishal, head (Sales and Operations), Fun Cinemas, said in a statement.
There were also audience members who came to see the film on repeat value, Vishal said, and added: "We feel that the film will stay in the forefront for the next 10 days or so."
Anant Verma of DT Cinemas said: "The film has held well again over the weekend with 60-65 percent occupancy."
(With IANS inputs)