Monday, September 5, 2011
Salman Khan's 'Bodyguard' breaks Shah Rukh Khan's overseas record
My Name is Khan had collected 191,000 pounds on the opening day in Britain.
The film is also on its way to becoming the highest grosser in the Middle East. It has collected $1.6 million in the first two days, just a little behind the previous highest grosser Dabangg which collected $1.7 million.
"Reliance Entertainment's overseas team is delighted to have delivered one of the biggest overseas hits of the year. 'Bodyguard' is poised to be a record-breaking success for Salman Khan in the international markets," Sanjeev Lamba, CEO Reliance Entertainment said in a statement.
The film, which also stars Kareena Kapoor in the lead, has earned $3.8 million in the US and is expected to overhaul the $5 million collections of Dabangg.