Highest Opening Day Collection 2016 – Sultan, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story and FAN are the top opening day grossers of 2016.
2016 proved to be a dry year for Bollywood until the release of Sultan on 06 July 2016. Sultan sets the Box Office on fire and has been on a record-breaking streak from the first day. Like all Box Office records, Sultan holds the record of the highest opening day of 2016. The scenario is similar to last year, when the first big opening of the year was registered by Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan in July 2015. (Read: Highest opening day grosser of 2015). Let’s have a detailed look at the top opening day grossers of 2016.
‘Sultan’ is followed Sushant Singh Rajput’s MS Dhoni: The Untold Story and Shahrukh Khan’s ‘Fan’ which has the opening day collection of 19.2 crores. ‘Fan’ is followed by Akshay Kumar’s ‘Housefull 3’ (15.21 crores), ‘Airlift’ (12.35 crores) and Tiger Shroff’s ‘Baaghi’ (11.94 crores).
Top Opening Day Grossers Of 2016 | Highest Opening Day Collection Bollywood 2016
|Movie Name||Star cast||Director||Collection (In Crores)|
|Sulttan||Salman and Anushka||Abbas Ali Zafar||36.54|
|Fan||Shahrukh Khan||Maneesh Sharma||19.2|
|Housefull 3||Akshay, Jacqueline, Riteish and Abhishek||Sajid-Farhad||15.21|
|Rustom||Akshay Kumar, Ileana, Esha Gupta||Tinu Desai||14.11|
|Airlift||Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur||Raja Krishna Menon||12.35|
|Baaghi||Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor||Sabbir Khan||11.94|
|Dishoom||Varun, John and Jacqueline||Rohit Dhawan||11.05|
|Udta Punjab||Shahid, Alia, Kareena and Diljit Dosanjh||Abhishek Choubey||10.05|
|Mohenjo Daro||Hrithik and Pooja Hegde||Ashutosh Gowariker||8.87|
|Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3||Tusshar Kapoor, Aftab Shivdasani, Mandana Karimi,||Umesh Ghadge||8.15|
|Ki and Ka||Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan||R. Balki||7.3|
Significant changes are expected in this list with the release of big budget movies like Dangal, Shivaay and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil These movies will surely be the part of this list by the end of this year.
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Note: The Box Office figures mentioned above are compiled from various sources. Blog to Bollywood does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data. Last updated on 01 Oct 2016.