Aamir Khan’s Dangal has taken a superb opening at the domestic Box Office. released on 4300 screens, the movie earned 29.78 crores on its first day. With the collection of 29.78 crores, Dangal is now the 8th highest opening day grosser of all time in Bollywood.
Dangal has beaten the first-day collection of PK (26.63 crores), Bang Bang (27.54 crores) and Bajrangi Bhaijaan (27.25 crores). Have a look at the top 10 opening day grossers of Bollywood.
|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|
Dangal is Aamir Khan’s second highest opening day grosser after Dhoom 3. Have a look at Aamir Khan’s highest opening day grossers.
Dhoom 3: 36 crore
Dangal: 29.78 crore
PK: 26.63 crore
Talaash: 14 crore
3 Idiots: 12.5 crore
Talking about the top opening day of 2016, Dangal failed to beat the opening day collection of Sultan. Sultan was released on partial Eid holiday and earned 36.54 crores. Have a look at the top opening day grossers of 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|
Dangal is expected to witness huge growth on Saturday and Sunday. Despite being a non-commercial movie, it has received superb opening. The reviews have been superb and we are expecting it to earn 100 crores in the first weekend itself.