Shah Rukh Khan breaks his ‘Chennai Express’ opening week record with ‘Happy New Year’

Shah Rukh Khan’s Diwali release Happy New Year has worked wonderfully at the box office, netting in over Rs 150 crore in its opening week. With opening figures as high as Rs 44.97 crore, the film consistently brought in the moolah and is slowly turning out to be one of the biggest blockbusters of 2014. And now with around Rs 157.57 crore in its opening week already, Shah Rukh Khan has beaten his own previous Chennai Express opening week record.

Shah Rukh Khan breaks his ‘Chennai Express’ opening week record with ‘Happy New Year’


Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd announced that the India Box Office collection of the Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer Happy New Year at the end of the first week of release was Rs. 157.57 crore. Happy New Year established a new record at the Box Office for opening day and opening weekend for the production company.

Venky Mysore, RCE CEO said, “As a production house, it is very gratifying for us that HNY has beaten our own record set by Chennai Express in 2013, also a Red Chillies production.”

Gaurav Verma, RCE CRO said, “The response to HNY is overwhelming across the globe. We look forward to the next few weeks as HNY opens in more territories in Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin and North America.”

Happy New Year produced by Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd and Directed by Farah Khan released in India on 24th October.

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