Chennai: If Bollywood offering "Happy New Year" collected a whopping Rs.44.97 crore on the first day, its Tamil and Telugu dubbed versions jointly raked in Rs.2.39 score on the opening day. It's said to be the highest collection for a dubbed Hindi film on the release day.
Riding on Shah Rukh Khan's star power and the ensemble cast, this fun-filled drama put together by director Farah Khan entered the theatres Friday.
"It's the best ever opening for a dubbed Hindi film. Tamil and Telugu versions of 'Happy New Year' have jointly collected Rs.2.39 crore at the ticket window on the first day. Telugu version collected approximately Rs.1.4 crore, while Tamil Rs.99 lakh," trade analyst Trinath told IANS.
Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff are part of the heist-drama, set predominantly against the backdrop of Dubai.