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MNIK continues to dominate worldwide Box-office

March 4, 2010 12:26:27 PM IST
Bollywood Trade News Network
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As of date, MY NAME IS KHAN has earned a worldwide Gross of Rs. 174.60 crores (USD 37.5 M) with India contributing Rs. 102.2 crores and International markets recording an all-time high of Rs. 72.4 crores.

The film has also become the highest grossing Bollywood film in the Middle East at 3.3 million USD and with Jordan, Lebanon & Syria is opening on 10th March, the number is expected to go much higher.

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In the UAE, MY NAME IS KHAN is tracking to become the #4 movie of all time ahead of DARK KNIGHT, TRANSFORMERS 2, SPIDER MAN 3, TWILIGHT: NEW MOON. AT FINAL COUNT, the Middle East distributors expect it to be twice of Fox Searchlight's global 2008 phenomenon SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE in this market.

"In other Islamic markets too," says Vijay Singh, "it continues to grow and has crossed over to non-diaspora audiences. In Indonesia, for example, the film has grown from 6 to 14 screens and has seen a jump of 300% in week 3. The film has not just done the highest ever theatrical business for a Bollywood film, it has become a national phenomenon."


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