The Gauri Shinde directed film Dear Zindagi has been making waves ever since the unveiling of its first look. The film starring Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt released last week on Friday and has been doing brisk business at the box office despite the slow turn of films in the recent past.
In this box office report, we take a look at the Opening Weekend collections of Dear Zindagi while comparing them to the collections previous releases that featured Shah Rukh Khan. Collecting Rs. 32.5 cr Dear Zindagi ranks as Shah Rukh’s eight highest opening weekend collections. While the film manages to surpass the collections of the actor’s previous releases My Name is Khan that collected Rs. 30 cr, it fails to out beat his other releases like Chennai Express that collected Rs. 100.42 cr, Happy New Year that collected Rs. 108.86 cr, Ra.One that collected Rs. 92 cr, Jab Tak Hai Jaan that collected Rs. 80.73 cr, Dilwale that collected Rs. 65.09 cr, Fan that collected Rs. 52.35 cr and Don 2 that collected Rs. 48.39 cr.
Chennai Express – Rs. 100.42* Cr.
Happy New Year – Rs. 108.86 Cr.
Ra.One – Rs. 92.00 Cr.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan – Rs. 80.73 Cr.
Dilwale – Rs. 65.09 Cr.
Fan – Rs. 52.35 Cr.
Don 2 – Rs. 48.39 Cr.
Dear Zindagi – Rs. 32.50 Cr.
My Name is Khan – Rs. 30.00 Cr.
* includes paid previews
NOTE – Happy New Year figures include the Tamil and Telugu versions