After just 14 days in theaters, Jab Tak Hai Jaan is the highest-grossing film from India to play in North America this year.
The Yash Raj release has grossed $3,047,539 million in North America as of November 26. That tops Barfi!, the previous 2012 leader, which earned $2.8 million in the States after opening on September 14.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan star Shah Rukh Khan has enjoyed a lot of success in North America. 2010's RA. One grossed $2.5 million.
Son of Sardaar earned another $113,592 from 109 locations in North America this past weekend. The Eros release's cume in North America is $713,754.
English Vinglish added $1,234 from 88 locations, pushing its North American total to an impressive $1,862,086.
More Indian films could be headed to China.
The Daily News reports that, "the two countries have of late found the 'strategic synergies' for a co-production treaty that aims to give national status to films from both the nations, and preference for screenings and shooting locations."
3 Idiots, the biggest box office hit of all time in India, grossed $2.9 million in China.
Note: These grosses come from areas with reliable reporting. They do not represent the entire country.
Source: Box Office India
Kristen Stewart is open to the idea of making a film in India.
"If someone offers me a good script, I would love to work in a Bollywood film," Stewart tells NDTV. "I would love to work with Hrithik Roshan. He is such a wonderful actor and so good-looking."