Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone play the lead role in the Rohit Shetty-directed film. There is no doubt that SRK-Deepika starrer ‘Chennai Express’ has moved ahead of Salman Khan’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ that earned Rs. 31.25 crore on day 1.
As per the social media sites Rohit Shetty’s “Chennai Express” did wonders in box-office by making a record collection of Rs. 6.75 crore from paid previews across India. That means it beat the paid-preview collections of 3 Idiots at Rs. 2.7 crore.
‘Chennai Express’ has opened in approximately 3500 screens across the country on Eid, August 9. King Khan is all smiles with the great response its receiving and thanked all his fans and well wishers in a press conference that he held at the compound of his Bandra bungalow ‘Mannat’.
Prior to the film’s release, SRK and Deepika were seen heavily promoting the film on TV shows like “Indian Idol Junior”, “Comedy Nights With Kapil” and “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah”, among others.
‘Chennai Express’ is expected to gross fabulous numbers over the weekend.