Highest Opening Day Collection in Bollywood | ‘Happy New Year’, ‘PRDP’ and ‘Dhoom 3’ are the highest opening day grossers of Bollywood.
Blog to Bollywood presents the list of Highest opening day grossers of Bollywood. Interestingly most of the movies in the list are Holiday releases. With big opening day, most of the movies mentioned in the list ended up being a blockbuster or All time blockbuster.
Another fact about Bollywood is that its all about star power and opening day Box office collections clearly depicts that fans eagerly waits for the movies of big stars like SRK, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan.
SRK’s Happy New Year is at the top of the list with opening day collection of 44.97 crores followed by Salman Khan’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (40.35 crores). Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 with the opening day collection of 36.2 crores is at no. 3. At no. 4, we have King Khan’s Chennai Express with the collection of 33.1 crores.
The list is dominated by Salman Khan with four movies in the top 10 followed by Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan with two movies each. Hrithik Roshan and Ajay Devgn have one movie each.
Talking about the actresses, Katrina Kaif and Kareena Kapoor have three movies in the top 10 followed by Deepika who has two movies. Jacqueline Fernandez and Anushka Sharma have one movie each.
Highest Opening Day Collection in Bollywood | Top 10 Opening Day Grossers
|Movie name||Collection in INR||Date of realease||Starcast||Note|
|Happy New Year||44.97 crores||24-Oct-14||SRK, Deepika, Abhishek||Holiday Release|
|Prem Rata Dhan Payo||40.35 crores||12-Nov-15||Salman and Sonam Kapoor||Holiday Release|
|Sultan||36.54 crores||06-Jul-16||Salman and Anushka||Non holiday release|
|Dhoom 3||36.2 crores||20-Dec-13||Aamir khan and katrina Kaif||Non holiday release|
|Chennai Express||33.1 crores||09-Aug-13||Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone||Holiday Release(Eid)|
|Ek Tha Tiger||32.92 crores||15-Aug-12||Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif||Holiday Release(Eid)|
|Singham Returns||32.09 crores||15-Aug-14||Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor||Holiday (Independence Day)|
|Dangal||29.78 crores||24-Dec-16||Aamir Khan, sakhi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh||Non Holiday|
|Bang Bang||27.54 Crores||02-Oct-14||Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif||Holiday (Gandhi Jayanti)|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||27.25||17-Jul-15||Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Harshaali Malhotra and Nawaz||Non holiday release|
|PK||26.63 Crores||19-Dec-14||Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma||Non holiday release|
|Kick||26.4 crores||25-July-14||Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez||Non holiday release|
The day is not far when we will see a Bollywood movie with the opening day Box office collection of 50 crores. Salman Khan’s Sultan and Aamir Khan’s Dangal are expected to make a position in this list.
Last Updated: 05 July 2016.
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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.