Box Office Report: Bollywood Eid Releases 2009 to 2020
Box Office Report: Bollywood Eid Releases 2009 to 2020

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 to Eid 2021 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.

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

Radhe was expected to bring the audience back to the theaters. But once again the pandemic ruined the hope. Cinema halls across the country are closed due to lockdown and Salman is left with no option now. Radhe is releasing on digital platforms. It is releasing on Zee5 and well as video on demand services like Zeeplex, Bookmyshow VOD, Google and others.