Not just the Hindi version, even the Tamil and Telugu dubbed versions of Happy New Year are going great guns. The dubbed versions collectively grossed Rs 2.39 crores on the opening day, becoming the highest collection for a Hindi film, dubbed in the two languages. The Hindi version raked in a whopping Rs 44.97 crore on the opening day, a record in itself.
Riding on Shah Rukh Khan's star power and the ensemble cast, this fun-filled drama put together by director Farah Khan entered the theatres on Friday.
"It's the best ever opening for a dubbed Hindi film. Tamil and Telugu versions of Happy New Year have jointly collected Rs 2.39 crore at the ticket window on the first day. Telugu version collected approximately Rs 1.4 crore, while Tamil Rs 99 lakh," said trade analyst Trinath.
Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff are part of the heist-drama, set predominantly against the backdrop of Dubai.