Highest Opening Day Collection Bollywood - War tops the list
Highest Opening Day Collection Bollywood - War tops the list

Highest Opening Day Collection in Bollywood: War, Thugs Of Hindostan, Bharat, Happy New Year, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Sultan 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. Most of the movies mentioned in the list were big hits at the box office.

Another fact about Bollywood is that opening day collection depends on star power. This reports clearly depicts that fans eagerly wait for the movies of big stars like SRK, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan.

WAR starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff is the top opening day grosser of Bollywood. It earned 53.35 crores on its first day. Aamir Khan’s Thugs Of Hindostan is on the second position with the opening day collection of 52.25 crores.

It is followed by Salman Khan’s Bharat (42.3 crores), Shahrukh Khan’s Happy New Year (44.97 crores) and Salman Khan’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (40.35 crores). Salman Khan’s Sultan is at the sixth position with the collection of 36.54 crores. Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 with the opening day collection of 36.2 crores is at the seventh position. At no. 8, we have Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju with the collection of 34.75 crores.

Moving down the list, Salman Khan’s 2017 Christmas release Tiger Zinda Hai is at the 9th position with the collection of 34.1 crores. TZH is followed by Chennai Express (33.12 crores), Ek Tha Tiger (32.93 crores),  Singham Returns (32.09 crores) and Golmaal Again (30.14 crores).


Highest Opening Day Collection in Bollywood | Top 10 Opening Day Grossers

Movie nameCollection in INRDate of realeaseStarcast
WAR53.35 crores02-Oct-19Hrithik, Tiger
Thugs Of Hindostan52.75 crores08-Nov-18Aamir, Amitabh, Katrina
Happy New Year44.97 crores24-Oct-14SRK, Deepika, Abhishek
Bharat42.3 crores05-Jun-19Salman, Katrina
Baahubali 241 crores28-Apr-17Prabhas, Anushka, Rana
Prem Rata Dhan Payo40.35 crores12-Nov-15Salman and Sonam Kapoor
Sultan36.54 crores06-Jul-16Salman and Anushka
Dhoom 336.2 crores20-Dec-13Aamir khan and katrina Kaif
Sanju34.75 croes29-Apr-18Ranbir, Vicky Kaushal, Anushka
Tiger Zinda Hai34.1 crores22-Dec-17Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif
Chennai Express33.12 crores09-Aug-13
Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone
Ek Tha Tiger32.92 crores15-Aug-12
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif
Singham Returns32.09 crores15-Aug-14
Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor
Golmaal Again30.14 Crores20-Oct-17Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Parineeti Chopra
Dangal29.78 crores24-Dec-16Aamir Khan, sakhi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh
Mission Mangal29.16 crores15-Aug-19Akshay, Vidya, Sonakshi
Race 328.5 crores15-Jun-18Salman, Bobby, Anil and Jacqueline
Bang Bang27.54 Crores02-Oct-14Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif
Bajrangi Bhaijaan27.25 Crores17-Jul-15Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Harshaali Malhotra and Nawaz
PK26.63 Crores19-Dec-14Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma
Kick26.4 Crores25-July-14Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez
Krrish 325.5 Crores01-Nov-13Hrithik, Priyanka and Kangana
Gold25.25 Crores15-Aug-2018Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy
Baaghi 225.1 Crores30-Mar-2018Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani
Saah024.4 Crores30-Aug-2019Prabhas, Shraddha
Agneepath23 crores26-Jan-2012Hrithik, Priyanka


Salman Khan dominates the list with four movies in the top 10 followed by Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan with two movies each. Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan has one movie in the top 10.

Talking about the actresses, Katrina Kaif has four movies in the top 10 followed by Deepika and Anushka who have two movies each. Sonam Kapoor has one movie in the top 10.

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2019.

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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 April 2, 2020 by Umesh