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Unbelievably huge crowd greets Shah Rukh Khan in Kanpur

The Shah Rukh Khan mania hit a peak when the superstar and his Happy New Year team celebrated the film's success in Kanpur.

The post release promotion of Happy New Year has well turned into the celebration of the film's success at the box office. After wowing Kolkata on Wednesday, Shah Rukh Khan, Farah Khan andSonu Sood arrived in Kanpur on Thursday. 

But even they couldn't have imagined the love that the city showered on them. 

ApunKaChoice has learned that fans began pouring in hours before the Happy New Year team was due to arrive at Rave Moti Mall in Kanpur. And when Shah Rukh Khan made an entry the mall was packed to its rafters. People even stood on the staircases. 

"No better way to start bringing in my b'day than with the people who have made this birth so much more worthwhile. UP," tweeted Shah Rukh Khan who celebrates his birthday on November 2. 

Director Farah Khan was full of disbelief at seeing the huge crowd. Catch that photo ahead. 

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SRK on doing ‘Fan': Wanted to do an intense yet commercially viable film

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, whose latest release "Happy New Year" has kept the cash register ringing, says he agreed to do Maneesh Sharma's "Fan" because he wanted to do a cosy film which is intense yet commercially viable."As an actor, I feel that having done a big film, 'Happy New Year', I wanted to do a cosy film which is intense and yet commercially viable. Maneesh came out of the blue and he reminded me of a subject he had narrated eight years ago," the 48-year-old told reporters in a group interview.
"I was sitting with Adi (Aditya Chopra) and instantly agreed because I was in a happy state of mind," he added.Shah Rukh also says that he is not sure if "Fan" will cross Rs. 200 crore mark but he is happy to do the film."I don't know whether the film (Fan) will do Rs 200 crores business or not, but I have to be in a similar state of mind as the director who wants to cast me. Five years back, a film I was supposed t…

'Happy New Year' First Day Collection at Bangalore Box Office: Shah Rukh's Star Power Works Big Time

Shah Rukh Khan starrer "Happy New Year", which has collected ₹ 44.97 crores in India on the opening day, has opened to a fantastic response in Bangalore too. The Bollywood movie had a record number of shows in the city on the release day and it is the best-ever opening for the King Khan's flick in the recent years. It has made ₹ 2.31 crore from the Mysore circuit.
und 260 shows in Bangalore alone and 460+ shows all of Karnataka on the first day. The wide release has helped the film to reach the maximum audience. As per the official press release from the Red Chillies, the Hindi movie has made ₹2.31 from the Mysore region (Bangalore, Mysore and parts of Karnataka). This clearly shows that the star power of Shah Rukh Khan has worked big time.The early response coming from theatres clearly reveals that "Happy New Year" has been overwhelmingly welcomed by the audience."The response for the advance booking of 'Happy New Year' indicated that the film woul…

Shah Rukh Khan's Happy New Year set for record world box office collections

Released on Friday, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Happy New Year box office collections are soaring and reports indicate the film will create many new records for the actors.Here we take a look at 'Happy New Year' box office collections in both Indian and overseas markets.


Happy New Year collections highest ever, beat Dhoom 3

The collections have surpassed the previous record for opening day collections which was held by Aamir Khan's Dhoom: 3which made Rs 32 crore.Happy New Year is a 2014 Bollywood action comedy-drama film directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. The film has an ensemble cast which includes, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, Sonu Sood and Jackie Shroff.This is the third collaboration of Khan with the director; they previously worked on Main Hoon Na (2004) and Om Shanti Om (2007), the latter of which also featured Padukone as the female lead.The movie released on 24 October 2014, in three different languages: Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

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Time for HNY team to disperse; Farah, Deepika get emotional

It was an emotional moment for "Happy New Year" directorFarah Khan and its lead actress Deepika Padukone - they broke into tears at an event here Wednesday."Happy New Year", which stars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Jackie Shroff, Sonu Sood, and Vivaan Shah will be premiered here Thursday. And the team assembled here a day before the screening for a press conference, which is apparently their last event together."Just the thought made Farah emotional. She knows that once the film releases, the team members will go their different ways," said a source close to the film unit."Deepika and Boman started crying too, while Shah Rukh and Abhishek were trying to console them," added the source.Abhishek had earlier said that they all worked like a family on the film and had a whale of a time.Produced by Shah Rukh's Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd, "Happy New Year" is a heist drama and the Bollywood Badshah has …

The Mr. Box Office World Award goes to @iamsrk

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Happy New Year set to record the widest release for a Bollywood film

Happy New Year marks the coming together of director Farah Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, after the success of the pair in films such as Main Hoon Na and Om Shanti Om
This Diwali, the Red Chillies Entertainment and Yash Raj Films teams will be gearing up for the widest Bollywood release so far. Next week, Happy New Year, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan and Boman Irani, will hit as many as 6,000 screens worldwide, the most ever. This will surpass releases of films such as Dhoom 3 (2013), Kick (2014) and Bang Bang (2014).
Sources say the makers of Happy New Year are targeting release in 5,000 screens in India and 1,000 abroad. The film is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment; it will be distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films, also the force behind the widespread distribution of Dhoom 3 in December 2013, the biggest film of that year. The thriller was released in about 4,500 screens in India and 800 abroad.
Happy New Year marks the coming together of director Farah…

Happy New Year cast in Indore, Shah Rukh Khan praises Narendra Modi

​Shah Rukh Khan heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and termed him as a prominent political figure on Thursday. The Bollywood's King Khan was in Indore for promoting his upcoming movie 'Happy New Year'. While talking to media, he said that he respects Modi a lot. Earlier, a huge crowd gathered at Devi Ahilya Airport in Indore for having a glimpse of King Khan and Bollywood super star Deepika Padukone. Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood and Boman Irani also accompanied the duo as the star cast of 'Happy New Year' promoted their upcoming flick. Happy New Year cast in Indore, Shah Rukh Khan praises Narendra Modi  The security and police personnel had tough time controlling the mob. SRK however did not disappoint his fans and shook hands with them before leaving the airport. These film stars also participated in the shooting of an upcoming dance reality show at Brilliant Convention Centre.


Shahrukh Khan's Youngest Son AbRam Makes His Bollywood Debut in Happy New Year?

Here's one major reason that might make Happy New Year a memorable film for Shahrukh Khan's fans as well as his family – the film might feature SRK's wife Gauri Khan in a special appearance along with the couple's youngest child, AbRam.
"This time around what makes the upcoming film Happy New Year special is the appearance of Gauri Khan, Shah Rukh Khan's wife and their youngest kid AbRam," reports Bollywood Hungama.
The report further states that Gauri Khan, who is also the co-founder of Red Chillies Entertainment, recently revealed that she will be doing a guest appearance in the film along with AbRam.
Looks like all the members of the Khan family are equally comfortable in the limelight. While young AbRam is all set to make his Bollywood debut, SRK's older son, Aryan also gave his first shot as a child in Karan Johar's 2001 family drama - Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.
Gauri Khan was also seen on the big screen in Farah Khan's 2007 hit, Om Shanti Om, …

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