The film, co-produced by Khan, features Vinay Virmani, Kunal Nayyar of "Big Bang Theory", Adrienne Palacki and Katrina Kaif's sister Isabelle Kaif in significant roles.
The film was released in Canada on 19 September in just 55 prints. The film minted $350,452 on its opening day the box office, Koimoi.com reported.
The film has shattered both Bollywood and Hollywood films record in Canada.
"Dr. Cabbie" became the second highest grosser with $350,452, "The Maze Runner" remains at the top. Not only that, "Dr. Cabbie" has the highest per screen average compared to other films released in North America region.
And hence, distributors in Hollywood have called the film as "Tsunami".
Here is the highest opening day collection of Hollywood and Bollywood films in Canada as provided by Koimoi.com:
Hundred Foot Journey: $271,411
The Captive: $121,442
What If: $93,422
Chennai Express: $79,187
Midnight Children: $20,750
"Dr. Cabbie" is helmed by Jean-François Pouliot and it is Khan's first international production. In India, the film made it to the headlines as it features Katrina's sister Isabelle in a supporting role.
Watch the trailer of the film below: