The Rahul Dholakia directed film Raees starring Shah Rukh Khan saw a simultaneous release in both the overseas and domestic markets. Since the film released simultaneously with the Hrithik Roshan starrer Kaabil it did manage to hold its own at the box office. In fact the film managed to enter the Rs. 100 crore club within three days of its release, and continued to do business in the subsequent week as well.
In the international markets too, Raees performed as expected especially considering that Shah Rukh Khan enjoys a massive fan following across the seas. Raees has emerged as the 13th highest all time overseas grosser till date. According to reports, Raees has crossed Rs. 280 crores at the worldwide box office as of February 22, 2017.
Raees box office at a glance
India Gross: Rs. 190.64 cr. [137.26 cr. NETT]
Overseas Gross: Rs. 90.21 cr. [13.5 mil. USD]
Total Worldwide Gross: Rs. 280.85 cr.