Highest Opening Day Collection 2016 – Dangal, 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 grossers of 2017). Let’s have a detailed look at the top opening day grossers of 2016.
‘Sultan’ is followed by Aamir Khan’s Dangal and Sushant Singh Rajput’s MS Dhoni: The Untold Stor. Shahrukh Khan’s ‘FAN’ which has the opening day collection of 19.2 crores is at fourth position. ‘FAN’ is followed by Akshay Kumar’s ‘Housefull 3’ (15.21 crores) and ‘Rustom’ (14.11 crores). Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (13.3 crores) is at 7th position followed by ‘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)|
|Sultan||Salman and Anushka||Abbas Ali Zafar||36.54|
|Dangal||Aamir Khan, Sakhi Tanwar||Nitesh Tiwari||29.78|
|MS Dhoni: The Untold Story||Sushant Sigh Rajput, Disha Patani||Neeraj Pandey||21.3|
|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|
|Ae Dil Hai Mushkil||Ranbir, Anushka and Aishwarya||Karan Johar||13.3|
|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|
|Befikre||Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor||Aditya Chopra||10.36|
|Shivaay||Ajay Devgm Erika Kaar, Sayyessha||Ajay Devgn||10.24|
|Udta Punjab||Shahid, Alia, Kareena and Diljit Dosanjh||Abhishek Choubey||10.05|
|Mohenjo Daro||Hrithik and Pooja Hegde||Ashutosh Gowariker||8.87|
|Dear Zindagi||Shah Rukh and Alia||Gauri Shinde||8.75|
|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|
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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 03 March 2017.