February 7, 2017 8:06:13 pm
Raees starring Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan has collected Rs 139.21 crore till now in the domestic market. According to reports, Raees has crossed Rs. 275 crores at the worldwide box office as of February 6, 2017. At the end of Day 13, the movie had grossed approx. Rs. 277.60 cr. at the worldwide box office. Meanwhile, Hrithik Roshan starrer Kaabil has collected Rs 124 crore.
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Both Raees and Kaabil are in neck-to-neck competition over sharing a big pie of box office. Both films were released on January 25. Shah Rukh Khan film has always maintained an edge over Kaabil in terms of box office numbers. Both films will have to share the space with Jolly LLB 2 starring Akshay Kumar this weekend. It remains to be seen if Raees can enter Rs 200-crore club in coming few days.
Unlike Kaabil, Raees was not released in Pakistan. The release of the Indian movie Raees, which was scheduled to hit Pakistani cinemas on Sunday (Frb 5), was on Monday banned for its “inappropriate” portrayal of Muslims. Rumours about the Mahira Khan and Shah Rukh Khan-starrer releasing in Pakistan were ripe for the past one week.
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However, according to Dawn News, the Central Censor Board decided not to release the film in Pakistan. Reacting to the news, film’s director Rahul Dholakia took to Twitter to say that he was “outraged”.
#Dangal crosses $ 30 mn… OVERSEAS – Till 5 Feb: $ 30.02 million [₹ 201.70 cr]…
USA-Canada: $ 12.37 mn
UAE-GCC: $ 8.77 mn
UK: $ 4.09 mn
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 6, 2017
Meanwhile, Dangal is doing decent business at the box office despite big releases. Aamir Khan film has collected Rs 201.70 crore in the overseas market till now. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “#Dangal crosses $ 30 mn… OVERSEAS – Till 5 Feb: $ 30.02 million [₹ 201.70 cr]… USA-Canada: $ 12.37 mn UAE-GCC: $ 8.77 mn UK: $ 4.09 mn.”
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