The actor is almost as popular as King Khan in the overseas market.
With Jodhaa Akbar turning out to be a big grosser, there’s no doubt Hrithik Roshan has raced way ahead of a host of other actors in the overseas segment. Earlier it was Shah Rukh Khan who had the maximum fan following abroad. Close on his heels was Akshay Kumar. But now, it’s Hrithik!
According to box-office collections, Jodhaa Akbar has been the biggest blockbuster in the overseas market, collecting about $7.5 million (Rs 28 crore). GVN Kumar, project designer for Motion Pictures explains, “In North America, Jodhaa Akbar has got a fantastic opening of $16,02,356 from 100 screens and cumulatively it has collected $33,36,296. In the UK, it has taken a decent opening of Â£3,63,726 from 46 screens and cumulatively it has collected Â£9,72,888. In Australia, it has collected $3,94,000.” We wonder, is SRK watching