Just 5 days since its theatrical release in India, Chennai Express has surpassed the lifetime collections of all Shahrukh Khan films, including his recent releases like Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Ra One.
By the end of its first week, the film is likely to be the 5th highest all time grosser behind 3 Idiots, Ek Tha Tiger, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Dabangg 2.
Other films that have done business of 125 crore or more are Rowdy Rathore (134 crore), Bodyguard (141 crore) and Dabangg (145 crore).
Top 5 Biggest Grossers of Shahrukh Khan (India business only)
- Chennai Express – 124.55 crores (5 days)
- Jab Tak Hai Jaan – 120.32 crores
- Ra.One (2011) – 115.42 crores
- Don 2: The Chase Continues (2011) – 106.25 crores
- Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi – 86.75 crores