Happy New Year's dream run continues, collects Rs 157.57 crore in a week

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2014 14:30 IST

Shah Rukh Khan's Happy New Year's record-breaking run continues without showing any signs of losing steam any time soon: the multi-starrer has touched the mark of Rs 157.57 crore in collection within a week of its release.

A statement from Red Chillies, producers of Happy New Year, says that the film has broken records of the production house for both opening day and opening weekend. Venky Mysore, CEO of Red Chillies Entertainment, 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, from Red Chillies Entertainment added, "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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Happy New Year made the biggest weekend opening ever with Rs 108.86 crores, breaking the record of Aamir Khan-starrer Dhoom 3, which had earned Rs 107.61 crores on the domestic ticket windows.

The film is likely to cross the Rs 200-crore mark as there are no big Bollywood films hitting the theatres this week.

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