From Wanted in 2009 to Bharat in 2019, let’s have a look at the box office report of Bollywood movies released on Eid in the last 10 years.
Salman Khan’s Radhe and Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi were scheduled to release on Eid 2020. But as the multiplexes and cinema halls across the country were closed due to lockdown, Radhe got postponed indefinitely and Laxmmi opted for direct digital release.
Salman Khan waited for a year and is now all set to release Radhe on Eid 2021. The actor has finally revealed the release date and Radhe in arriving in theaters on May 13, 2021. Bollywood fans across the country are eagerly waiting for Radhe and it could become Salman Khan’s next Eid blockbuster.
Eid is considered lucky for Salman as all his films released during this period have emerged as huge hits at the box office. Salman made a strong comeback with Prabhu Deva’s ‘Wanted’ released during Eid 2009. The movie was a turning point for Salman Khan career and since then there is no looking back for him.
In fact, Eid is considered a very good release period for Bollywood movies. From 2009 to 2019, 10 out of 11 movies released on Eid belongs to Salman Khan. Shah Rukh Khan’s Chennai Express is the only Non-Salman movie that was released on Eid in the last 11 years. That movie too was a huge blockbuster at the box office. In fact, Chennai Express is Shah Rukh Khan’s highest-grossing movie to date. Let’s have a look at the box office report of Bollywood movies released on Eid from 2009 to 2019.
|Wanted (2009)||1400||5.2 cr||61 cr||Super Hit|
|Dabangg (2010)||1900||15.1 cr||143 cr||All Time Blockbuster|
|Bodyguard (2011)||2800||21.4 cr||145 cr||Blockbuster|
|Ek Tha Tiger (2012)||3400||32.9 cr||199 cr||Blockbuster|
|Chennai Express (2013)||3600||33.1 cr||227 cr||All Time Blockbuster|
|Kick (2014)||4000||26.5 cr||233 cr||Blockbuster|
|4100||27.25 cr||321 cr||All Time Blockbuster|
|Sultan (2016)||4400||36.54 cr||301 cr||All Time Blockbuster|
|Tubelight (2017)||4200||21 cr||301 cr||Flop|
|Race 3 (2018)||4300||29.6 cr||301 cr||Average|
|Bharat (2019)||4650||42.3 cr||211 cr||Hit|
Radhe is expected to bring the audience back to the theaters. The filmmakers and producers are hoping the Salman Khan starrer to bring back the golden days for Bollywood. The industry has suffered huge loss due to lockdown and it definitely needs a massy entertainer like Radhe to put it back in business.