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.
YJHD Business In India
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani released in 162 screens in America and Canada. The movie has collected Rs 5.3 crores nett ($ 938,053) at the USA Box Office in two.
YJHD Collection In UAE
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has collected Rs 6.7 crores nett (4,355,474 Dirhams) at the UAE Box Office in two days. It has become the biggest Bollywood opener in the country.
YJHD Collection In UK
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has raked in £ 118,150 on Fri and £ 160,468 on Sat. Its two-day total stands Rs 2.39 crores (£ 278,618). It is sure to beat the opening weekend collection of Race2 - £ 356,258.
YJHD Collection In Australia
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has collected A$ 69,501 on Fri and A$ 104,632 on Sat at the Australia Box Office. Its two-day total stands A$ 174,133 Rs 94.15 lakhs. It has almost the first weekend collection record of Race 2 - A$ 183,750.
YJHD Collection In New Zealand
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has collected Rs NZ$ 20,028 on Fri and Rs NZ$ 25,845 on Sat at the New Zealand Box Office. Its two-day total stands at NZ$ 45,873 [Rs 20.60 lakhs]. In this country too, the movie will beat the opening weekend record of Race 2 - NZ$ 71,341.
YJHD Global Collection To Cross Rs 85 Cr Mark
As per early trends, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has shown a big jump on Sunday. The movie is expected to collect Rs 22.5 crores at the Indian Box Office, taking its weekend domestic total to Rs 62.1 crores nett. On the third day, the film is likely to rake in Rs 8 crores nett overseas, taking its international total to Rs 23.54 cores nett. Its global collection is likely to surpass Rs 85 crore mark in the first weekend.