Mumbai: "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo", which brought together superstar Salman Khan and director Sooraj Barjatya after 16 years, has surpassed the Rs.300 crore mark in just eight days of its release.
The movie, which released a day after Diwali on November 12, is a story of a royal family and how an outsider, Prem, played by Salman, tries to mend the broken bridges of the family.
While the Hindi version of the film collected Rs.172.82 crore in India till Thursday, $11.5 million has come from the overseas market, read a statement.
Made on a budget of Rs.60 crore with Rs.20 crore spent on publicity and advertising -- Barjatya's costliest ever film -- "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" was released in 4,500 screens in India and in 1,100 screens in traditional international markets.
The film, with palatial sets and a larger than life aura, also stars Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Swara Bhaskar, Armaan Kohli and Neil Nitin Mukesh among others.