Bollywood Movies Released On Eid 2009 to 2020: A Box Office Report

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Box Office Report Of Bollywood Movies Released On Eid In Last 10 Years

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 last 10 years.

If there would have been no lockdown then we would have witnessed a big box office clash. Salman Khan’s Radhe and Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb were scheduled to releases today. But as the multiplexes and cinema halls across the country are closed due to lockdown, fans are distressed.

Radhe could have been Salman Khan’s next Eid blockbuster.  Eid is considered a lucky festival for Sallu as all his films released during this period have emerged big 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.

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 which was released on Eid in the last 11 years. That movie too was a huge blockbuster at the box office. In fact, Chennai 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 2009 to 2019.

Movie Screens Opening 
Day
Lifetime Verdict
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
Bajrangi Bhaijaan
(2015)
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

For the first time in the last 11 years, we could have witnessed a big clash on Eid. But coronavirus had some other plans.

Coming to the status of both films, Laxxmi Bomb is complete and the producers are looking for direct digital release. On the other hand, Salman Khan’s Radhe has two songs and some outdoor shooting still left. Reports suggest that Salman is in no hurry to release the incomplete film. He is waiting for the situation to get better.