Eros International, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry has announced a historic and record breaking opening for Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One, produced by Red Chillies Entertainments in association with Winford Productions which released across theatres worldwide on 26th October 2011. SRK’s super hero action film has set a new record at the Indian box office by earning a gross of Rs. 170 crore worldwide in the opening weekend (first five days of release).
The highly anticipated Diwali release triumphed at the box office with an incredible weekend gross collection of Rs. 137.25 crore (Net Collection of Rs. 96 crore) in India and Rs. 32.75 crore overseas. Since its release, Ra.One has been creating history by shattering regional, national and international box office record after record with the biggest Diwali day opening followed by the biggest single day collections for an Indian film and now the biggest ever weekend release for both India and overseas box office.
Ra.One opened across more than 4,000 plus screens worldwide (3,100 plus screens in India and 904 prints internationally, including 3D, Tamil and Telugu) and is the biggest Hindi grosser in south markets too.
Here are the records created by Ra.One -
# creates highest single day collections.
# highest Diwali day collections.
# highest weekend collections.
# highest first weekend overseas collections in the history of Indian cinema.