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Shahrukh Khan's Happy New Year Sets New First Day Box Office Record

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Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone's multi-starrer Happy New Year has witnessed a record breaking opening at the Indian Box Office.

As expected, Farah Khan directed Happy New Year has broken all previous records with a whooping first day Box Office collection of Rs 42.62 crores at the domestic market.

The film Happy New Year starring Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani and Vivaan Shah witnessed almost 100 percent occupancy in all corners of the country on the first day of its release (Friday).

Released in around 5000 screens all over India, Happy New Year produced by Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd, was certainly one of the most awaited Bollywood flicks of this year, thanks to Shahrukh Khan's eight-pack abs, Deepika Padukone's glamour and of course the rigorous promotional activities for the film.

Although, Happy New Year did not receive much positive reviews but the film managed to set a Box Office record on the very first day and for obvious reasons, Shahrukh Khan's Happy New Year's Box Office business is expected to be even better on weekends and the film is likely to cross Rs 100 crores in the first three days itself.

Check slider to see some of the congratulatory tweets to Happy New Year team by Bollywood celebs...

Karan Johar ‏@karanjohar

#HappyNewYear is a blockbuster!!!!! Superstardom...opulence and mega entertainment!!! It will be a boxoffice bonanza!!!! Bravo to the team!!

Sonam Kapoor ‏@sonamakapoor

congratulations @TheFarahKhan @iamsrk @juniorbachchan @deepikapadukone !! hope #HappyNewYear breaks more records!!

VISHAL DADLANI ‏@VishalDadlani

@TheFarahKhan , every success that HNY brings, you deserve a hundred-fold! You are just wonderful, at everything you do. #HNY is all heart!

Dia Mirza ‏@deespeak

"@TheFarahKhan: @iamsrk SHAH feeling so much love for you I can cry" Congratulations on the SMASHING opening Faru!!!! Yay to team #HNY

Manish Malhotra ‏@ManishMalhotra1

@TheFarahKhan congragulations :-) Brilliant opening #HNY

King Mika Singh ‏@MikaSingh

Many many congrats to bro @iamsrk @juniorbachchan ,@SonuSood ,@bomanirani and dear @TheFarahKhan @deepikapadukone . Movie is rocking. #HNY

Diana Penty ‏@DianaPenty

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! All the best you guys @juniorbachchan @deepikapadukone @TheFarahKhan @iamsrk @bomanirani #HNY

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