Shah Rukh's craze continues; 200 crore in 7 days
Entertainment Desk:Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Raees’ has become 2017’s first entry into the Rs 100-crore club in India, makers have said.
‘Raees’ collected Rs 109.01 crore in India in seven days since its release on January 25 with Hrithik Roshan starrer ‘Kaabil’.
Raees has not only managed to cross the Rs 100 crore mark at the domestic box office but has now achieved yet another feat. While these are nett figures, the gross figures of the Shah Rukh film stand at a little over Rs 200 crore, reports DNA India.
The gross domestic collections of the film stand at a whopping Rs 152.61 crore. Along with that, the film has also brought in around $9.2 million overseas.
The total seven-day gross total of the film stand at a whopping Rs 215.17 crore.
According to a statement issued on behalf of ‘Raees’ makers, its overseas figures stand at $9.2 million, with some screens and territories yet to report.
After becoming the film to collect highest revenues on the Republic Day holiday, Raees also becomes SRK’s 7th film to enter Rs 100-crore club.
‘The latest reports also inform that the film has smashed the box office record in Singapore by collecting $226,000, which is touted to be the highest ever weekend for any Bollywood film in this market,’ the statement read.
Produced by Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment, the film features Shah Rukh as a bootlegger in a story set against the backdrop of liquor prohibition in Gujarat.
The Rahul Dholakia directorial, which also features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, does not see Shah Rukh in his trademark romantic avatar, and yet it has struck a chord with his fans.