Bollywood’s 200 Crore Club Movies: In this Box Office report, we will look at the Bollywood movies that crossed 200 crores at the domestic Box Office.
With Bollywood films making vast collection and old Box Office records are being shattered each passing day, it seems that Bollywood 100 crore club is a thing of past now. There was a time when 100 crore was a dream figure for any Bollywood movie. But, with huge budgets, big fan following, impeccable star power, higher ticket prices, and wider releases, Bollywood is now looking for even more.
Well, the history of Bollywood’s 200 crore club goes back to 2009 when Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots became the first 200 crores grosser of Bollywood. 3 Idiots took 70 days to achieve this incredible milestone at Box Office.
Though 2012 and 2013 saw two big blockbusters in Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani and Ek Tha Tiger none of them wasn’t able to touch the 200 crore figure. Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani collected 189 crores while Ek Tha Tiger missed marginally and ended up with the lifetime collection of 198 crores.
2013 though comes as a money minting year for Bollywood with three big movies makes it even bigger at the Box Office. Chennai Express capitalized on big opening and ends up with the Box Office collection of 226.7 crores breaking 202.5 crores record held by 3 Idiots for almost four years. But, who would have though Chennai Express record would be in danger very soon. Krrish 3 which was released on Diwali 2013 raked in with Box Office collection of 240.5 crores, thus becoming the third movie to cross 200 crores at Indian Box Office. But, the year has to be end with Dhoom. With Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 released on Christmas 2013 and that too with the large screen count of 4400 screens, all Box Office records were shattered each passing day. Dhoom 3 became the fastest entry to Bollywood’s 200 Crore club. It took only nine days to achieve this feat.
2014 saw three Khans of Bollywood make way to the Bollywood’s 200 crore club once again. Salman Khan’s Kick released on Eid 2014, became the first 200 crores grosser of the year. SRK’s Diwali release Happy New Year became the second one while PK became Aamir’s third entry to 200 crore club after 3 Idiots and Dhoom 3.
2015 till now witnessed two 200 crores grosser with Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
Bollywood’s 200 Crore Club Movies And Their Box Office Collection
|Movie Name||Star cast||Date of Release||Domestic Box Office collection(in crores)||Days to reach 200 Crores|
|3 Idiots||Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Sharman Joshi and R. Madhavan||25-Dec-2009||202.5||45|
|Happy New Year||SRK and Deepika Padukone||24-Oct-2014||203||19|
|Chennai Express||Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone||8-Aug - 2013||226.7||15|
|Krrish 3||Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra||1- Nov -2013||240.5||10|
|Kick||Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez||25-July-2014||233.7||11|
|PK||Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma||19-Dec-2014||340||9|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Salman Khan, Kareena, Nawaz and Harshaali||17-Jul-2015||320.5||9|
|Dhoom 3||Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif||20-Dec-2013||285||9|
Bollywood’s 200 Crore Club Movies: Some interesting facts
1) Aamir Khan and Salman Khan have three 200 crores grosser to their name while SRK has two.
2) Raj Kumar Hirani is the only director with two films in Bollywood’s 200 crore club.
3) Deepika and Kareena have two while Priyanka, Sonam, Jacqueline, Anushka and Katrina has one 200 crores grosser to their name.
4) Bajrangi Bhaijaan, PK and Dhoom 3 are the fastest 200 crore grossers of Bollywood. All of them achieved this feat on the ninth day of their release.
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