Shahrukh Khan starrer ''Happy New Year'' was much awaited release and film fulfilled all expectations. Film managed to create new record on opening day in domestic circuit and now film has also delivered some sort of big numbers in overseas as well as worldwide market.
Film collected 7.25 million dollar (44.30 cr) over weekend in overseas market which was 2nd best of all time only behind ''Dhoom 3''. Film created new record in UK with highest weekend ever (10 cr plus) which is quite a stagnant market as far as Hindi films are concerned. Though from high standards of Shahrukh Khan, it did underperformed a bit.
Film grossed 189 cr worldwide in 3 days and that is only 2nd to ''Dhoom 3'' (207 cr). This was a huge figure surpassing big hits like ''Kick'', and ''Chennai Express''. Film can become 2nd highest grosser in terms of lifetime numbers if it continues at same pace. But Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' collected 8 million dollar in overseas which was 2nd best weekend of all time only behind last year release 'Dhoom 3'. Film collected 95 cr nett in domestic market over weekend and thus 146 cr nett worldwide which was 4th best weekend worldwide ever.
Salman Khan starrer 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' was expected to do well but it surpassed all expectations with humongous business. Film became 2nd biggest opener in overseas over weekend with 8 million $ collection which was equal to 'PK' and was 2nd to 'Dhoom 3'. Film had 3rd best opening worldwide gross weekend with 185 cr number which was equal to 'Chennai Express' and less than 'Happy New Year' and 'Dhoom 3'. Salman Khan starrer 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' collected 142 cr worldwide over weekend and 6 million $ in overseas over weekend. Both figures were lower than earlier Salman starrer BB. Another Salman khan starrer 'Sultan' collected 8.47 million $ n overseas over weekend and 195 cr worldwide gross. Both figures were 2nd in all time list.
Below are the all time top 17 weekend grossers in overseas –
My Name Is Khan
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna
Om Shanti Om
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Below are the all time top 20 worldwide weekend grossers –
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