The Rahul Dholakia directed film Raees starring Shah Rukh Khan saw a simultaneous release in both the overseas and domestic markets. The film faced competition from the Sanjay Gupta directed Hrithik Roshan starrer Kaabil that also hit the screens this week.
According to reports, Raees has grossed approx. 5.56 mil. USD [Rs. 38.13 cr.] crores in overseas in just 3 days of its release. The extended weekend is expected to fetch the movie close to *9 mil. USD* making it the highest opening weekend grosser in the overseas for Shah Rukh Khan.
The territory wise breakup is as follows
Australia – 413,560 USD [Rs. 2.81 cr.]
New Zealand – 96,394 USD [Rs. 65.64 lacs]
United Kingdom – 450,535 USD [Rs. 3.06 cr.]
U.S.A – 862,093 USD [Rs. 5.87 cr.]
Canada – 224,553 USD [Rs. 1.52 cr.]
U.A.E/G.C.C – 1.4 mil. USD [Rs. 9.53 cr.]. (Note - Figures for the first two days only)
Malaysia – 19,329 USD [Rs. 13.16 lacs]