Mumbai: The two big budget movie stars Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan, released their movies on 25th January across the country. All eyes were on which movie will break the records at the box office.
Shah Rukh fans thronged the theatre on the first day to create a box office record of 20.42 crore. On the second day, ‘Raees’ collected Rs 26.32 crore now the total was Rs 46.72 crore. Raees broke all the records of Republic Day. The previous best was Salman Khan’s ‘Jai Ho’, back in 2014, which collected 25 crore on the Republic Day.
Well on the other hand Kaabil failed to break the record, and, earned only Rs 10.43 crore, and, on 2nd day around Rs 14 crore, tallying a total of Rs 24.43 crore in first two days.
Taran Adarsh tweeted, #Raees is PHENOMENAL on Day 2. All set to pack a FAB total in its 5-day weekend. Wed 20.42 cr, Thu 26.30 cr. Total: ₹ 46.72 cr. India biz.
#Raees is PHENOMENAL on Day 2. All set to pack a FAB total in its 5-day weekend. Wed 20.42 cr, Thu 26.30 cr. Total: ₹ 46.72 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 27, 2017
Shah Rukh plays Raees Alam with Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, who plays the role of Raees’ love interest and Nawazuddin Siddhiqui is a cop in the movie, who is out to put an end to Raees’ criminal activities.
Shah Rukh Khan thanked Taran Adarsh and wrote on social media, Aapne sahi kaha tha
Aapne sahi kaha tha https://t.co/MiiDYsQB7w
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) January 26, 2017
Repying to Shah Rukh Khan, Taran Adarsh tweeted, Thank you very much @iamsrk… #Raees is rocking all over!
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 26, 2017
Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, Congratulations Shahrukh .. RAEES .. loved your anger in it !!
T 2515 – Congratulations Shahrukh .. RAEES .. loved your anger in it !! pic.twitter.com/cfRr24jz0n
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 26, 2017
— upen patel (@upenpatelworld) January 26, 2017
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) January 26, 2017