The Shahrukh Khan starrer 'Happy New Year' has performed as expected on its opening day, with box-office collections that break records. This film directed by Farah Khan proved its worth at the box-office with collections of over 44.97 crores at the end of its first day of release. As this film released on a long holiday weekend during festive celebrations of Diwali, this response was expected. This film seemed to have a mass appeal with its entertainment quotient. While critics gave this film mixed reviews, Shahrukh Khan fans and Bollywood lovers from the audience gave full support to this film.
Happy New Year is distributed under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. The film had an ensemble star cast including Shahrukh Khan,Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff.
This mass entertainer is expected to collect an astounding amount with collections at the box-office over the weekend. It is yet to see if the much hyped Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' manages to get ahead in this race after release.