The Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees directed by Rahul Dholakia released yesterday. The film which received positive reviews from the critics was well received by the audience and opened to a thunderous start at the box office.
In this special report we take a look at the opening day collections of Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees while comparing the same to previously released films. Collecting Rs. 20.42 cr on Day one, Raees ranks as the twenty-first highest opening day grosser of all time. While Raees has opened on a better note as compared to Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewaani that collected Rs. 19.45 cr, Fan that collected 19.20 cr and Ra.One that collected Rs. 18.50 cr, it does not manage to surpass Shah Rukh Khan’s other releases like Happy New Year that collected Rs. 44.97 cr, Chennai Express that collected Rs. 33.12 cr and Dilwale that collected Rs. 21 cr.
List of All Time Top Opening Day grossers
1. Happy New Year - Rs. 44.97 cr.
2. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo - Rs. 40.35 cr.
3. Sultan - Rs. 36.54 cr.
4. Dhoom 3 - Rs. 36.22 cr.
5. Chennai Express - Rs. 33.12 cr.
6. Ek Tha Tiger - Rs. 32.93 cr.
7. Singham Returns - Rs. 32.09 cr.
8. Dangal - Rs. 29.78 cr.
9. Bang Bang! - Rs. 27.54 cr.
10. Bajrangi Bhaijaan - Rs. 27.25 cr.
11. PK - Rs. 26.63 cr.
12. Kick - Rs. 26.40 cr.
13. Krrish 3 - Rs. 25.50 cr.
14. Agneepath - Rs. 23.00 cr.
15. Bodyguard - Rs. 21.60 cr.
16. Besharam - Rs. 21.56 cr.
17. M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story - Rs. 21.30 cr.
18. Dabangg 2 - Rs. 21.10 cr.
19. Dilwale - Rs. 21.00 cr.
20. Singh Is Bliing - Rs. 20.67 cr.
21. Raees - Rs. 20.42 cr.