As expected Chennai Express is smashing records relentlessly at the box office and creating its new ones! The film which released on Friday at the eve of Eid, is surely one of the year’s most hailed films, both box-office and otherwise.
King Khan remains insurmountable and Deepika Padukone has easily bagged another wonder flick to her credit after Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Race 2. In a matter of 2 days merely, Koimoi has managed to compile Top 10 records the film has already attained.
1) In U.K circuit, Chennai Express‘ preview day collections (£ 142,220) were the most overwhelming as it managed to surpass the records previously held by My Name Is Khan, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots and Salman Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger.
2) The film made a record of the Highest Paid-Preview Day Collections. The film earned 6.75 crores from its paid previews only.
3) In U.A.E circuit of G.C.C, the film saw the highest opening ever with a cumulative collections of $575,000.
4) In Singapore too, the film with a box office collections of $ 95,400 on Thursday, which was the highest opening day collections raked by any Bollywood film in the circuit.
5) In U.K again, the film saw the highest opening day collections ever witnessed for a Bollywood film as it collected £ 258,598 on its 1st Friday in the region.
6) The film also recorded the highest opening day collections ever, at the domestic box office beating Salman Khan’s record of 32.92 crores of Ek Tha Tiger. Chennai Express made a whooping 33.10 crores at the domestic box office.
7) The film began famously even in U.S.A and Canada as it collected an approximate of $700,000 on its opening day alone becoming the 1st Bollywood film to have such a grand opening in the circuit.
8) The film is the highest opening day collections of any SRK film till date. Though Don 2, Ra.One and even Jab Tak Hai Jaan began well, Chennai Express assured that King Khan claims back his position of the highest opener ever.
9) Deepika Padukone saw the biggest hilt of 2013 and ever as well. With 3 successful films in her kitty, Chennai Express surpassed the opening day numbers of Race 2 which made 16.10 crore and YJHD which made 19.45 crores on its opening day respectively. Undoubtedly with such strong box office numbers to her and critics loving her work as they hail her for outshining SRK, this year has been wonderful for the lady!
10) And finally, Chennai Express has made the Highest Day 2 records at the domestic box office. With an earning of 28 crores, the film did a brilliant business on its 2nd day as well becoming the highest day 2 grosser at the domestic box office!
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