My Name Is Khan is one of the successful films of Hindi cinema. It took a strong opening and grossed an excellent amount over the first weekend. The film became the third highest first weekend grosser of that year after 3 Idiots and Ghajini. SRK's film also grossed an excellent amount in the second as well as the third week which helped the film to earn a strong lifetime total at the box office.
It also did a wonderful business in the overseas and turned out to be the highest grossing Hindi film at the time. Also, My Name Is Khan became the first Hindi film to earn over Rs. 100 crores in the overseas. Due to its outstanding performance in the Indian as well as the overseas market, it earned over Rs. 200 crores mark all over the world.