Shah Rukh Khan's 'Happy New Year' box office collections break Dhoom 3 record with Rs 45 cr on Day 1

Written by FE Online | New Delhi | Updated: Oct 27 2014, 12:54pm hrs
Shah Rukh KhanShah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Happy New Year' box office collections have been record-breaking Rs 44.97 cr on Day 1. (Bollywood Hungama)
Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Happy New Year' box office collections have logged in humongous numbers on Day 1. The film has shattered 'Dhoom 3' opening day collections record with a business of Rs 44.97 crore.

'Happy New Year' box office collections had been over Rs 44.97 crore on Friday with Rs 42.62 crore coming from the Hindi version, Rs 1.43 crore from Telugu and Rs 0.92 crore from Tamil, according to a report form Koimoi.

If we include the overseas figures, the film's business come to Rs 49.9 crore.

Previously, the top opening day grosser of Bollywood was Aamir Khan's 'Dhoom 3' (December 20, 2013), which generated Rs 36.22 crore on Day 1. Shah Rukh Khan's 'Chennai Express' (August 9, 2013) was second with Rs 33.12 crore, followed by Salman Khan's 'Ek Tha Tiger' (August 15, 2012) with Rs 32.93 crore.

The film's opening day occupancy rates across India hovered close to 90 per cent and huge advance bookings drove the movie to the top helping it to register amazing numbers.

'Happy New Year' is now all set to script a record breaking weekend at the box office, as there are no other releases compete against it.

The heist and dance adventure has been directed by Farah Khan and also features Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood and Vivaan Shah.

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