Shuddh Desi Romance, which did a superb business in the domestic market, has also had very good time in the foreign countries like USA and UAE. The Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra starrer has surprised everyone with its wonderful collection at the overseas Box Office in the first weekend. It has topped the international business chart, beating its counterpart Zanjeer.
Shuddh Desi Romance has collected Rs 2.22 crores ($ 3,45,624) from 116 screens at the USA Box Office and Rs 2.98 crores ($ 4,57,000) at the UAE Box Office in the first weekend. But its business seems to be ordinary in UK, Australia and New Zealand. The film has raked in Rs 56.87 lakhs (£ 55,719) from 38 screens in UK, Rs 40.02 lakhs (A$ 66,878) from 22 screens in Australia and Rs 7.70 lakhs (NZ$ 14,769) from 7 screens in New Zealand.
Whereas Zanjeer, which did not release in UK and New Zealand, has been rejected by viewers in the foreign countries like USA, UAE and Australia. The movie has collected Rs 52.15 lakhs ($ 81,117) from 79 screens in the USA, Rs 1.43 crores ($ 2,20,000) in the UAE and Rs 7.20 lakhs (A$ 12,033) from 7 screens in Australia in its opening weekend. Its Telugu version Toofan has raked in Rs 2.56 crores ($ 3,93,146) at the USA Box Office alone.
In the first weekend, Shuddh Desi Romance has collected Rs 7.04 crores ($ 1.08 million) at the International Box Office, while Zanjeer grossed Rs 3.20 crores ($ 4,91,546). Trade analysts opine that it is an extraordinary collection for the YRF movie considering it less-known stars - Sushant and Parineeti.