This Article is From Nov 05, 2014

With Happy New Year, Shah Rukh Khan Rewrites More Box-Office Records

With Happy New Year, Shah Rukh Khan Rewrites More Box-Office Records

Shah Rukh Khan's Happy New Year's box office collections edged higher to set more box-office records. Happy New Year's domestic collections (gross) have risen close to Rs 270 crore, according to estimates of trade website

And combined with overseas collection of Rs 78 crore, Happy New Year has made a total business of Rs 348 crore, according to its estimates.

This makes Happy New Year the sixth biggest Bollywood grosser ever, according to the estimates of Based on overseas collections, Happy New Year is the seventh highest-grossing Bollywood film in overseas market, says Happy New Year has now overtaken Shah Rukh Khan's earlier films Don 2 and Kabhi Alvida Na Kehana in terms of overseas collections.

Released on October 24, Happy New Year also set new box-office records for first day as well as opening week collections. Produced by Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment and directed by Farah Khan, Happy New Year is a heist drama.

Speaking on the success of the film, Red Chillies Entertainment CEO Venky Mysore had earlier said, "Happy New Year has set another new benchmark. We are grateful for the ongoing love and support of audience."

Happy New Year also features Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Jackie Shroff, Sonu Sood, and Vivaan Shah.