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'Happy New Year' worldwide collection crosses 300 crore

IANS 05 Nov 2014, 8:40:53 AM IST
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New Delhi: There's a reason why Shah Rukh Khan is Bollywood's 'badshah'! His latest acting and production venture "Happy New Year" has crossed over Rs.300 crore mark at the worldwide box office.

"The movie has crossed more than Rs.310 worldwide gross," a source from Shah Rukh's Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd, confirmed to IANS.

Congratulating the team, megastar Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: "WOW!!! @HNY crosses 300 cr world wide...congratulations SRK and Farah...well-deserved...So Farah when do we work together! Haha."

"Happy New Year", directed by Farah Khan, has an ensemble comprising SRK, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff. A heist drama, with dollops of dance and music, it opened to a bumper weekend, making it the quickest film to mint Rs.100 crore when it released Oct 24, said a statement.

The post Diwali release, the movie is being lapped up by audiences of all age groups despite mixed reviews.

According to exhibitors, "Happy New Year" will continue to pull in audiences to theatres for at least 10 more days.