Shahrukh Khan's Happy New Year got the cash registers ringing for the actor for the movie was produced under his banner, Red Chillies Entertainment. The film released on Diwali and the festival proved to be very lucky for the actor.
This is not the first time Diwali proved to be auspicious for Shahrukh, most of his movies, from his debut in Baazigar to the iconic Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, all his super hit movies released on Diwali. While Eid proves to be lucky for Salman Khan and Christmas for Aamir Khan, Diwali is lucky for Shahrukh Khan.
Happy New Year which released on the eve of Diwali went onto create Box Office records with it receiving the biggest opening any Bollywood movie has ever released. The movie collected over Rs 44.97 crores on the first day at the domestic market and within three days of its release the film went onto cross the 100 crore mark.
A lot of the credit goes to the unique promotions the HNY team adopted and even now they are campaigning and sharing the success of the film by visiting different cities in the country. What more, Salman Khan also promoted his movie on his television show, so now along with Shahrukh's fans even Salman's fans would have rushed to theatres to watch the movie.
According to trade experts the movie may well cross the Rs 150 crores mark within tomorrow. So this shows how lucky Diwali is for Shahrukh Khan and when I list out his Bollywood hit movies which released on Diwali, you'll be surprised at how long the list is. Curious to know Diwali and Shahrukh's connection from 1993?
Read on to know the long list of Bollywood movies of Shahrukh Khan along with Happy New Year that have released on Diwali and have went onto become blockbuster hits. Check it out...
Jab Tak Hai Jaan-2012
The film released along with Ajay's Son Of Sardaar but yet managed to mint money at Box Office.
Ra. One was not great a movie but it too managed to break some Box Office records at the time of its release on Diwali.
Om Shanti Om-2007
Om Shanti Om, Deepika's first big break in Bollywood was a Diwali release. It became a huge hit.
Farhan Akhtar's Don was a remake of Big B's cult movie. This too released on the Diwali of 2006.
This movie was one of the biggest Bollywood romance film ever that released on Diwali of 2004 and went onto mint major moolah at the Box Office.
A Diwali release of Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in Yash Chopra's Mohabbatein proved to be a big hit.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai-1998
Karan Johar's debut film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai proved to be a memorable blockbuster.
Dil To Pagal Hai-1997
Yet another Diwali hit for SRK..
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge-1995
The biggest hit in the history of Bollywood which is still running in the theatres was also a Diwali release.
Shahrukh Khan's debut thriller also released on Diwali, whcih changed his entire career in Bollywood.