Bumper harvest for Don 2 in US

Washington: Released in more than 160 theaters in the United States and Canada, Shah Rukh Khan`s latest film Don 2 is doing a roaring business in North America. Taking the benefit of the Christmas and year-end holidays wherein Indian American film lovers thronged movie theaters in large numbers. Don 2 during the first 11 days of its release grossed USD 3.3 million.

Don 2 surpassed USD 3.1 million of previous record-holder Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara starring Hrithik Roshan and Farhan Akhtar, as well as the USD 2.5 million of Khan`s own Ra.One which was released during Diwali. The Farhan Akhtar-directed action thriller Don 2 has already grossed more than Salman Khan`s 2011 hits Bodyguard and Ready combined.

The movie also set a new record for the all-time biggest opening week for a Hindi film in North America collecting a stellar USD 2.64 million beating the USD 2.55 million that Shah Rukh`s My Name is Khan earned in its first seven days in February 2010. Co-starring Priyanka Chopra and Boman Irani, Don 2 continues to play to large crowds in over 160 theaters across the US and Canada.