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Shah Rukh Khan’s Happy New Year trailer creates new record

Mumbai, Aug 22 (): The trailer of Shah Rukh Khan’s Happy New Year (HNY) was launched in a grand manner in Mumbai on the eve of the Independence Day. The makers of the movie used many newer platforms on digital media to reach out to a larger audience base and their efforts have created history by reaching out to a number of viewers spread across the globe.

While most of the movies go for the Youtube platform, the trailer of HNY was launched first on the native video player of Facebook using an application. The trailer was launched not only on HNY’s Facebook page but also on the timelines of all the users who subscribed to the app.

The production unit of Happy New Year, SRK’s Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd has used all possible Digital Platforms – Social Media, Mobile (VAS), DTH & Application Economy to ensure a good reach with a large user  base. Further, the trailer was also launched on conventional platform YouTube and on all networks of the partners of the film (Film Distributors Yash Raj Films and Music Distributors T-Series) along with the official channel of Red Chillies.

Also, the trailer was launched on Twitter’s native video player with messages from HNY’s cast. The message said, “Red Chillies and the cast of Happy New Year understand the value of developing live, personal and interactive connections with their audience, which is only possible on Twitter”.

The total views of the trailer from all platforms crossed a record-breaking number of 4 million in 24 hours.

Venky Mysore, RCE’s CEO said that keeping in mind the tradition of novelty established by Red Chillies, they were thrilled to launch HNY’s trailer for the very first time in multiple platforms. He said this method has also been used to meet the fans’ demands who are consuming talent in ways that suit them.

RCE has launched the trailer using an extraordinary footprint and has delighted the fans, he added.

As per information given in The Indian Express,

Below are the 24-hour statistics from the minute the trailer was launched on all the digital platforms, which got its more than 4 million views:


First film trailer to be launched on FB and becomes the most viewed movie trailer on FB Native Player across the Globe

1.5 Million Trailer Views

2.8 Million Post Interaction & over 18 Million FB users reached.

Over 360K Likes for the trailer (Highest Ever)


1.5 Billion Impressions only on Aug 14

5 Hash Tags trending of Happy New Year (PFA Screen Shot Attached)


Over than 2 Million views across various Youtube Partner Channels


First Film to send out the trailer via WhatsApp


Reached Over 13 million Subscribers of a DTH & each one has to watch channel 100 when they switch on their sets before they go to any other channel of their choice


They have over 15 million visitors every day


Over 300,000 fans received it via SMS service (missed call facility)


Over 25,000 fans received via email