Chennai Express Box Office Report: The Box Office has registered a record opening for Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer latest release ‘Chennai Express‘ not only in its domestic market but evenly at key international markets too. The movie has received an overwhelming response throughout its run everywhere at ticket windows. King Khan’s first outing since his last ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ hit the box office with paid previews from Thursday evening and the film took unprecedented opening.
Chennai Express Details: Directed by Rohit Shetty, Chennai Express stars Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles. The film has been producted by Gauri Khan under her production banner ‘Red Chillies Entertainment’ with Ronnie Screvwala and Siddharth Roy Kapoor and disrtibuted by UTV Motion Pictures. The film’s background scores and music have been composed by duo Vishal-Shekhar. The films marks the second collaboration of Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone after 2007 blockbuster ‘Om Shanti Om’.
Chennai Express Opening Box office Report
Chennai Express Paid Previews Collections:Chennai Express collected a total of Rs6.75 cr on Thursday with the paid previews reports at domestic box office. The film has shattered all previous box office records for paid preview day beating the likes of 3 Idiots which held the record with Rs2.75 cr till yet followed by Kites with Rs1.75 cr, Ghajini with Rs1.65 cr, Jism 2 with Rs1.4 cr and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’s Rs1.05 cr.
The film had already created an immense pre-release buzz and hype considerably highest for this year till yet and was one of the most anticipated movie of this year. Though we have seen many records broken thus year with Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ but even that didn’t got the kind of opening Chennai Express has registered.
Chennai Express First Day Box office Report (Friday)
After an earth shattering response on Thursday with paid preview shows, the film fetched a fabulous start on Friday too recording the best opening so far this year. The movie has shown overall occupancy rate of more than 90-95% with majority of the shows running houseful. The multiplexes as well as single screens have recorded the same footfalls everywhere across the country. The craze is at its est as its hard to get tickets even for night shows today. There is now chance that the film will falter anytime soon.
Looking at the trending reports, it seems that Chennai Express is all set to smash all previous box office records at worldwide box office and has emerged out as a real threat for current record holders 3 Idiots, Ek Tha Tiger, YJHD etc. The highest opening day collection record is owned by Salman Khan’s ’Ek Tha Tiger’ which had a first day earning of Rs30.7 cr and lifetime Rs198 cr. The highest lifetime collection record at Indian box office and overseas box office is owned by ’3 Idiots’ with Rs202 cr at domestic.
If we according to the reports by Trade analysts, Chennai Express is expected to collect not less than Rs 30 cr on its opening day and that seems more obvious as hailed by the national holiday due to ‘Eid Ul Fitr’ and also the widest release in about 3500 screens in India alone.
Chennai Express Overseas Box office Report
Chennai Express has taken a record-breaking start at overseas box office reports too. As per trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh, the film has collected estimated $5550,000 in UAE-GCC on its first of release which is highest ever, though 25 screens remains to be reported.
In Singapore also, the film has grossed $95,359 on its first day, highest ever for a Hindi film there. In Australia and New Zealand, the film has collected A$38,315 and NZ$8,058 with Thursday previews. In UK, the film has created the record for highest ever Thursday night previews collection and earned £142,220.
Lets have a short view of Box Office Collection of Chennai Express
Chennai Express 1st Day Box Office Collection (Expected): Rs 15 -18 Crore
Real Chennai Express 1st Day Box Office Collection Report : To be updated
Chennai Express 2nd Day Total Box Office Collection : To be updated
Chennai Express 3rd Day Total Box Office Collection : To be updated
Chennai Express 1st Weekend Total Box Office Collection : To be updated
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