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Release Date 24 October, 2014
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Budget ₹150 crores
Box Office India ₹179 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹343 crores
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Synopsis

Charlie and his team of ‘losers’ take part in an International dance competition in Dubai to take revenge on his old enemy. They dance their way to success by winning the hearts of millions in an attempt to pull off the biggest diamond robbery. What is the motive behind this revenge? Will they succeed in their plan?

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹36.31 crores
Saturday₹25.29 crores
Sunday₹31.56 crores
First Weekend₹93.16 crores
First Week₹133.6 crores
Second Week₹35.38 crores
Third Week₹7.45 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹179 crores
Worldwide Gross₹343 crores
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Movie Reception

Happy New Year made a remarkable entry at the box office and became the highest single day earner of that time. It also opened well in the overseas theatres and took the second highest first-weekend opening. Due to its stronghold on the weekdays, it earned over Rs. 130 crores in the first week.

It also fared well in the overseas market and hence it crossed Rs. 300 crores all over the world. Happy New Year is one of the most successful films of Hindi cinema. The film remained strong till the fourth week and then it started to fall in the theatres. But till the end of its box office journey, it managed to make many records in the overseas as well as domestic market.

Full Cast & Characters

Abhishek BachchanNandu Bhide/Vicky Grover
Shah Rukh KhanChandramohan Manohar Sharma aka Charlie
Deepika PadukoneMohini Joshi
Sonu SoodCaptain Jagmohan Prakash aka Jag
Boman IraniTemhton Irani aka Tammy
Vivaan ShahRohan Singh, Jag's Nephew
Jackie ShroffCharan Grover
Mohan KapurAssistant of Charan Grover
Kavi ShastriMr. Gupta
Anupam KherManohar Sharma, Father of Charli
Daisy IraniTammy's Mother
Sarah-Jane DiasLaila
Dino MoreaHost of World Dance Championship
Kiku ShardaSaroj Khan
Prabhu DevaDance Instructor
Malaika Arora Khanthe Heroine of a Film
Anurag KashyapJudge of World Dance Championship Auditions
Vishal DadlaniJudge of World Dance Championship Auditions
Sajid KhanDirector of a Film
Jason ThamTeam Korea Leader

Fun Facts & Triva

  • This movie is the 12th movie of Shahrukh Khan, that is released on the eve of Diwali.
  • The role played by Sonu Sood was earlier offered to Vidyut Jamwal and Vivek Oberoi, who refused to perform the part.
  • In one scene where Deepika makes an entry in Jackie Shroff's party, the song 'Ankhon Mein Teri' from Deepika and Shahrukh's earlier movie 'Om Shanti Om' plays in the background.
  • The speech given by Deepika to motivate Team Diamonds was included in the movie to pay homage to Shahrukh Khan's speech '70 Minutes' in 'Chak De India'.
  • For showing Indian flag at the end of song Satakli, when Team India is selected for finals, Sha Rukh paid Rs. 2.5 Crores.
  • Deepika's name and entry in the movie are kept similar to Madhuri Dixit's name and entry in movie Tezaab 1988.
  • Lyrics of the song 'Nonsense Ki Night' were given by Farah Khan herself.
  • Shahrukh Khan's role was earlier offered to Aamir Khan.
  • The film was planned in 2005, but due to some problems it finally released in 2014.
  • Had the movie not been delayed, this would have been Deepika's first movie. She was selected for the movie much before Om Shanti Om was released.
  • Just like in Chennai Express, Shah Rukh Khan has kept the name of lead actress ahead of rest of the cast in the opening credits.
  • The movie followed typical Farah Khan trademark - The whole cast and crew were seen at the end of the movie as part of the credits.

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