Mumbai: Bollywood movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (YJHD) has done a fabulous collection at the Overseas Box Office in the first weekend. The Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone starrer has become the highest grosser Hindi movie in its opening weekend in 2013, beating the previous records of Blockbuster movie Race 2, Salman Khan's biggest opener on non-holiday, Dabangg 2. It has also emerged as the biggest opener for Ranbir-Deepika in the international market.
In its opening weekend, Dabangg 2 had collected Rs 3.03 crores (£3,41,619) from 88 screens at the UK Box Office. Although it did better business in less number of screens, Race 2 had failed to beat this record with the film raking in Rs 3.02 crores (£3,56,258) from 76 screens. Whereas Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has collected Rs 3.49 crores (£4,05,784) from 88 screens at the UK Box Office in its opening weekend, beating the collection records of both movies.
In the American Box Office, Dabangg 2 had collected Rs 5.60 crores ($10,19,213) from 166 screens, while Race 2 raked in Rs 4.77 crores ($ 8,84,757) from 153 screens in their opening weekend. Whereas Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has smashed both records with a big margin. The film has collected Rs 8.89 crores ($15,68,677) from 162 screens at the USA Box Office in its first weekend.
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