Shah Rukh Khan has always enjoyed a massive fan following across the seas. Now, unlike the conventional release pattern that sees Bollywood films releasing a day earlier in the overseas markets, the Rahul Dholakia directed film Raees starring Shah Rukh Khan saw a simultaneous release in both the overseas and domestic markets.
Raees has grossed approx. 348k USD [2.37 cr.] on Day 1 (Wednesday) at the North America box office.
The Day 1 (Wednesday) collections are as follows
U.S.A box office
274,603 USD [Rs. 1.87 cr.] from 223 screens
Canada box office
73,372 USD [Rs. 49.95 lacs] from 24 screens