‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan': Biggest Shahrukh Khan opener, takes overseas by storm

Diwali festivities come to an end for millions of fans across continents with the release of the much-awaited Shahrukh Khan-Yash Chopra movie, “Jab Tak Hai Jaan”. On Nov. 13, 2012, the movie opened to packed theaters and is the biggest SRK opener till date, reports trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

Business curiosity runs high amid fans and viewers and film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh continues to update his Twitter timeline with the earning reports of “Jab Tak Hai Jaan.”
View slideshow: Jab Tak Hai Jaan is SRK’s biggest opener

According to a tweet he made on Nov. 14, 2012, “#JTHJ India biz [15.23 cr nett] is *highest ever* for any film released on Laxmi puja day. It is also @iamsrk ‘s biggest opener so far.”

Despite the mixed reviews and Diwali festivities that were in full swing, “Jab Tak Hai Jaan” has done great business in the box office on its opening day. (For new stills from the movie, click the slideshow link.)

According to the reports that have been trickling in, the SRK-starrer took a big lead in the multiplexes.

And, as expected with any Shahrukh Khan movie, “Jab Tak Hai Jaan” took the overseas market by storm.

The international reports were shared by Adarsh and “Jab Tak Hau Jaan” collected $ 330,000 in U.S. In U.K. the movie raked in £ 158,342 from 86 locations and in U.A.E. it earned $ 325,000.

The movie also took Singapore by storm and garnered S$ 96,000 on Tuesday. Australia added to the potluck with A$ 77,334 from 24 locations. It will open in New Zealand today.


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