Happy New Year is this year solo Diwali release and one of the biggest movies in recent times. Everyone is expecting fireworks from the film and set box office on fire. Film is set for humongous record breaking release worldwide and every box office record is in danger now. So, what are the box office benchmark film is chasing right now. Almost all records are currently hold by Dhoom 3 released last year and let's check if it has enough gas to chase Dhoom 3 or even overhaul it.
Current Box Office Record :
Opening Day: INR 36.2 crore nett, Dhoom 3.
Biggest Single Day: INR 38 crore nett, Dhoom 3.
Opening Weekend (3 days): INR 107.55 crore nett, Dhoom 3.
Opening Week (first 7 days): INR 188.6 crore nett. Dhoom 3.
Overseas Highest Grosser of all time: $28 Million, Dhoom 3.
Highest Grosser of 2014: INR 230.38 crore nett, Kick.
Lifetime (Highest Grosser of all time): INR 282.4 crore nett, Dhoom 3.
Opening Day record is in real danger as Happy New Year set to release in monumental screens across India. With good advance booking report coming in, there is realistic chance that Happy New Year might break is on Opening Friday. Biggest Single Day record is again in real danger as Happy New Year will chase it on 24th October itself. Opening Weekend, Week will depend on how film sustain after first day and it is tough, but not impossible. As for surpassing Kick which is Highest grosser of 2014, it is tough but not impossible again. At least word of mouth has to be average to good to challenge that. If word of mouth is good to excellent than Happy New Year will even challenge Dhoom 3 lifetime collection, which is also Highest grosser of all time.