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'Dilwale' creates new record; becomes King Khan's highest grosser overseas

New Delhi: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is the undisputed ruler of box office. New statistics for his latest release ‘Dilwale' is proof. The movie has minted close to Rs 170 crores overseas, making it Shah
India TV Entertainment Desk January 16, 2016 15:29 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

New Delhi: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is the undisputed ruler of box office. New statistics for his latest release ‘Dilwale' is proof. The movie has minted close to Rs 170 crores overseas, making it Shah Rukh's highest grosser abroad.

King Khan's highest grosser movie outside India, so far, was My Name is Khan, which raked around Rs 155 crores.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted:

Till Friday, ‘Dilwale' raked Rs 168. 58 crores. Interestingly, the movie's Indian collection is lesser, being Rs 147. 38 crores.

Amongst the top overseas grossers, the film currently stands at the fifth position and is soon expected to take the number 4 spot and beat Aamir Khan's 3 Idiots which stands with a collection of Rs 198 crores.  

Directed by Rohit Shetty, the movie opened to mostly bad reviews. Despite, this it's overseas collection point out that it isn't easy defeating Shah Rukh's hold overseas.

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In India, the Kajol-SRK starrer faced stiff competition from Deepika Padukone- Ranveer Singh starrer ‘Bajirao Mastani'. This epic drama directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is inching towards the Rs 200 crore mark at the box office in India alone. Since its release on 18th December, the magnum opus project has earned Rs 181.01 crores.