Shah Rukh Khan "Dilwale" has become his highest grosser at the overseas box office, beating "My Name Is Khan" record, while "Bajirao Mastani" has shattered the lifetime box office collection of Hrithik Roshan's movie.
Shah Rukh-Kajol starrer is 2015's second highest grosser at the overseas box office, after Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan". The romantic action entertainer has grossed $25 million from the overseas box office in its four-week run. Interestingly, "Dilwale" overseas box office income is more than its domestic collection.
"#Dilwale Week 4: 2.04 cr. Total: ₹ 147.38 cr. India biz... Overseas: $ 25+ million [₹ 168.58 cr]. Highest grossing SRK film in Overseas," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
Shah Rukh-Kajol's "My Name Is Khan" was their highest overseas grosser with $23.5 million collections, but now "Dilwale" has dethroned their last film to take the fifth position. At the overseas box office, "Dilwale" is now the fifth highest grosser of all time.
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra starrer "Bajirao Mastani" has shattered the lifetime box office collection record of Hrithik Roshan starrer "Bang Bang". Till its fourth Thursday, "Bajirao Mastani" accumulated Rs 181.01 crore and adding the fifth Friday collection the earnings will be more than "Bang Bang" lifetime box office collection, which is Rs 181.03 crore.
"#BajiraoMastani [Week 4] Fri 1.40 cr, Sat 2.35 cr, Sun 2.70 cr, Mon 98 L, Tue 95 L, Wed 77 L, Thu 96 L. Total: ₹ 181.01 cr. India biz. FAB!" box office analyst Adarsh added.
"Bajirao Mastani" is now the 12th highest grosser of all time and third highest grosser of 2015.
Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, "Bajirao Mastani" is a historic period drama based on the life of Peshwa Bajirao and Mastani.