Shah Rukh Khan scripts 'Happy New Year' box office collections 'mission impossible' success

Written by FE Online | New Delhi | Updated: Oct 27 2014, 12:55pm hrs
Shah Rukh KhanWhether it is the 'miraculous' performance of 'Dhoom 3', or the in-your-face 'Ek Tha Tiger', Shah Rukh Khan's 'Happy New Year' box office collections have ridden roughshod over all of them. (Bollywood Hungama)
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer has pulled off 'mission impossible' with Happy New Year box office collections on day 1 he has beaten back the till-now amazing record set by Aamir Khan's 'Dhoom 3'.

Not only has Shah Rukh Khan set a new record, he has ensured that 'Happy New Year' sets the bar higher, way higher in the stratosphere, at Rs 45 cr, with the 'Dhoom 3' gross on day 1 being Rs 36.22 crore.

That clearly indicates that Messrs Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Ajay Devgn, Ranbir Kapoor et al will have to pull off a mission impossible of their own to overtake Shah Rukh Khan in the tussle for Bollywood supremacy.

Here are the dates and the box office collections on day 1 of the top 6 Bollywood movies:

1. Happy New Year, 24 Oct 2014, Rs 44.97 Cr

2. Dhoom 3, 20 Dec 2013, Rs 36.22 Cr

3. Chennai Express, 09 Aug 2013, Rs 33.12 Cr

4. Ek Tha Tiger, 15 Aug 2012, Rs 32.93 Cr

5. Singham Returns, 15 Aug 2014, Rs 32.09 Cr

6. Bang Bang!, 02 Oct 2014, Rs 27.54 Cr

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