Shahrukh Khan enjoys some crazy fan following in overseas. Despite the mid-week release, Raees has beaten Bollywood biggies in overseas. Raees overseas collection stands at 7.86 crores after the first day with some locations yet to be reported.
Raees grossed around £126,000 in the UK from just 90 sites. It has beaten Dangal which was released on Thursday and collected £121,000 from 152 sites. Raees has also grossed more than Dangal in North America. However, Dangal only had paid previews in North America on Wednesday.
The opening is the highest ever in Gulf for a nonholiday release at $500,000. It is set to be a huge earner in Gulf due to the genre. In Australia, it has even beaten Salman Khan starrer Sultan. Raees has also comfortably beaten Hrithik Roshan starrer Kaabil.