Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees is strongly making its way to the top at the box office. The film got released on Wednesday, along with Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil and had a 5-day long weekend. Raees gained appreciation by one and all. and seeing SRK in a negative role after a really long time was a treat for all his fans.

Though many of the film critics think that Raees is a mediocre film and anybody else could also have done the role, the audience just doesn’t look affected by all the reviews and is going gaga about the film.

The movie did a business of Rs 20.42 crore on Wednesday, Rs 26.30 crore on Thursday, Rs 13.11 crore on Friday and Rs 15.61 crore on Saturday, minting a total of Rs 75.44 crore so far. Not only domestically, the movie is doing great at the international market as well.

According to reports, the film has earned Rs 38.14 crore from key international markets so far. Raees has done a business of Rs 3.02 crore in UK and Rs 2.43 crore in Australia till date.

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Shah Rukh Khan in Raees
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Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and said that the film is expected to earn approx $9 million in the extended weekend. He wrote:

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Directed by Rahul Dholakia, Raees is set in the backdrop of Gujarat in the 80s and also marks the Bollywood debut of Pakistani actress Mahira Khan. While Shah Rukh will be seen portraying the character of a wicked bootlegger Raees Alam, Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be playing the role of a cop whose sole motive is to put him behind the bars.

It will be interesting to see if Raees be able to break any box office records in the coming weeks.