The much awaited movie of Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, “Chennai Express” directed by Rohit Shetty, released on 9th August on the eve of Eid in the country. Shah Rukh and Deepika are back together after Om Shanti Om and it’s the first time Rohit Shetty has directed a Romantic Comedy Action movie.
As expected from the movie, Chennai Express broke all the records domestically and internationally, and has surpassed many collections till date. Chennai Express’s paid preview held on 8th august 2013 broke the record of the maximum paid preview collection made by Aamir Khan’s ‘3 idiots’. Chennai Express collected Rupees 6.75 crore, highest ever in the Indian Film Industry.
On the release date Chennai Express beats Ek Tha Tiger. In just two days Chennai Express earned 39.87cr in India only. It sets new record in UK, USA, UAE, Australia and New Zealand also. In UK it collected £ 258,598 and in UAE -$ 575,000. The success story of Chennai Express is to continue for another week, and it can possibly cross the 100 crore mark in just 3 days.
Chennai Express is only movie of Shah Rukh Khan releasing this year and it has done justice to the all promotions and hard work done by both the actors Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone and the director of the movie Rohit Shetty. This year’s Eid brings loads of good news for Shah Rukh Khan with the birth of his third child and his movie “Chennai Express”.
Author: Divya Tamaskar