Mumbai: Hindi movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (YJHD), which has been directed by Ayan Mukerji, is not only biggest opener of 2013 in India, but also in other foreign key markets like USA, UK, UAE, Australia and New Zealand. The Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone starrer has shattered the records of Saif Ali Khan's Blockbuster movie Race 2, which was the biggest opener of the year in all above mentioned countries.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has been creating positive buzz, ever since producer Karan Johar announced it - mainly for the association of Ranbir Kapoor's with his ex-girlfriend Deepika Padukone. The makers had massive publicity for it along with its lead actors promoting it on several TV shows. Adding to this, the movie garnered positive reviews from film critics and a good word of mouth from the film goers across the globe.
The Karan Johar-produced romantic thriller opened to an overwhelming response at the worldwide Box Office with its occupancy ranging between an average of 90% and 100% everywhere on Friday. A good word of mouth took its business upwards on Saturday. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has crossed Rs 50 crore mark at the Box Office in just two days. It has collected approximately Rs 55.15+ crores nett at the global market.
The biggest opener of the year, Race 2 had collected Rs 68.61 crores nett (Rs 51.35 cr in India and Rs 17.26 cr overseas) at the worldwide Box Office in the first weekend. Whereas the two days numbers (Rs 39.61 cr in India and Rs 15.54 cr overseas) of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani are closer to the weekend total of Race 2. As per early trends, the collection of the Ranbir-Deepika starrer is sure to surpass Rs 85 crore mark worldwide in its opening weekend.
We bring you the country-wise and day-wise figures of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. Continue to see them in slide show.