The recently released Bolywood Masala flick 'Happy New Year' continues to prosper at the box-office. After breaking records with the highest collections on its opening day (44.97 Crores), the film has now earned over 175 crores worldwide. These box-office statistics show the growth of the film after its first weekend. Proving to be a mass entertainer, this film also succeeded as it was the only big release during the festive celebrations of Diwali.
This film is directed by Farah Khan and has an ensemble star cast including Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff. Filled with star power, this film seemed to appeal to Bollywood lovers.
While critics seemed to have mixed reviews about this film, the audience liking towards the film clearly reflects in box-office numbers. Shahrukh Khans's fan following could also be one of the contributing factors towards the success of this film. Happy New Year is distributed under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment and was released on the 24th of November.