Diwali blockbuster and much awaited movie 'Happy New Year' holds the record for the biggest opening day collection, reports Box Office India. As per the reports, on the opening day itself the film earned Rs 45 crore.
According to the data generated by the trade analyst, 'Happy New Year' has made Rs 44.97 crore on the opening day, which means in Hindi—Rs 42.62 crore, Telugu Rs 1.43 crore and Tamil Rs 92 laks.
Rajesh Thadani of Multimedia Combines said, "It had bumper opening. The occupancy was 80 percent at most places. The opening weekend collection will be really good because of holiday. Let's see if it will be able to maintain the figures Monday onwards."
'Happy Newyear' breaks the record of Aamir Khan's Dhoom: 3, which made Rs 32 crores on day one.
However, the starring values of superstars rule the box office recently. Shah Rukh, Aamir and Salman have dominated the Bollywood box office and smashing record after record with films like 3 Idiots, Dabangg, Ek Tha Tiger and Chennai Express.
Happy New Year is a heist comedy-drama, in which musical rolled into one. It tells about a story of a gang of 'losers' who enter a dance competition but actually intend to steal diamonds from a bank.
Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood and Vivaan Shah in lead roles. The movie is directed by Farah Khan, who previously made Main Hoon Na with SRK, and Om Shanti Om with both SRK and Deepika. Majority of the movie is shot in Dubai.