As expected, Shah Rukh Khan starrer Happy New Year opened with a huge bang on day one. Happy New Year that released yesterday, October 24, 2014, has broken many records, as far as the Box Office is concerned.
Happy New Year has managed to collect Rs 44.97 crore nett on it’s opening day shattering the record of Aamir Khan starrer Dhoom 3.
The Aamir Khan starrer, which released on Christmas 2013, had earned about Rs 36 crore nett on it’s opening day, whereas Shah Rukh’s Chennai Express, the 2013 Eid release, had come a close second in the list of the highest opening-day grossers.
Despite receiving average reviews from critics all over, the Farah Khan directorial has smashed the opening-day record of Dhoom 3.
Happy New Year released across four thousand five hundred screens and about eight hundred plus screens in overseas has had a good word of mouth as the film is an out and out entertainer.
Happy New Year opened to a tremendous response starting from the early morning shows itself as this is a lot of do with Shah Rukh Khan’s star power as well as the way the film has been promoted.
Happy New Year hit theatres a day after Diwali on October 24, 2014 and reportedly had a ninety to ninety five percent percent occupancy in most theatres on day one. As expected, the film showed an upward trend in terms of Box Office collections all across.
The business is supposed to increase during the weekend and the film is expected to enter the 100 crore club very soon.
Happy New Year that stars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff will get a two week clean run as next week (October 31, 2014) will see the release of Roar – Tigers of Sunderbans, Fireflies and Super Nani; non of which can prove to be a threat to Happy New Year.
It’s only on November 07, 2014 that Happy New Year may have some competition from Akshay Kumar starrer The Shaukeens; though the chances look bleak.
As expected, Shah Rukh Khan starrer Happy New Year opened with a huge bang on day one. Happy New Year that released yesterday, October 24, 2014, has b...3.5