Bollywood 200 Crore Club: In this Box Office report, we will look at the Bollywood movies that crossed Rs 200 crore in India.
With Bollywood films making huge money and old Box Office records are being shattered each passing day, it seems that Bollywood 100 crore club is a thing of past now. There was a time when 100 crore was a dream figure for any Bollywood movie. But, with huge budgets, big fan following, impeccable star power, higher ticket prices, and wider releases, Bollywood is now looking for even more. These days we are looking for movies to enter Bollywood 200 crore club, 300 crore club or even 400 crore club.
Till 24 Jan 2020, 25 movies have made it to the Bollywood 200 crore club. The history of Bollywood’s 200 crore movies goes back to 2009 when Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots became the first 200 crores grosser of Bollywood. 3 Idiots took 70 days to achieve this incredible milestone at the Box Office.
Though 2012 saw two big blockbusters in Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani and Ek Tha Tiger none of them wasn’t able to touch the 200 crore figure. Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani collected 189 crores while Ek Tha Tiger missed marginally and ended up with the lifetime collection of 198 crores.
Three movies entered 200 Bollywood crore club in 2013
2013 comes as a money minting year for Bollywood with three big movies makes it to 200 crore club. Chennai Express capitalized on big opening and ended its box office journey with the collection of Rs 227 crore breaking the record held by 3 Idiots for almost four years. But, who would have thought Chennai Express record would be in danger very soon?
Krrish 3 which was released on Diwali 2013 raked Rs 240.5 crore, thus becoming the third movie to cross 200 crores at Indian Box Office. But, the year has to end with Dhoom. Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 released on Christmas 2013 shattered all box office records at that time. Dhoom 3 became the fastest entry to Bollywood’s 200 Crore club. It took only nine days to achieve this feat.
All three Khans delivered a 200 crore grosser in 2014
2014 saw three Khans of Bollywood make way to the Bollywood’s 200 crore club once again. Salman Khan’s Kick released on Eid 2014, became the first 200 crores grosser of the year. SRK’s Diwali release Happy New Year became the second one while PK became Aamir’s third entry to 200 crore club after 3 Idiots and Dhoom 3.
Salman Khan ruled the box office in 2015
The year 2015 saw two 200 crore grosser with Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. Bajrangi Bhaijaan was the top grosser of the year with the collection of 320.5 crores while Prem Ratan Dhan Payo managed to earn 209 crores.
2016: Bollywood gets its first 300 crores grosser
In 2016, only two movies made it to the 200 crore club of Bollywood. Salman Khan’s Sultan reached the milestone in just 7 days, thus become the fastest 200 crore grosser. Aamir Khan’s Dangal was the second movie of 2016 to cross 200 crores. Dangal went on to become the highest grossing Bollywood movie of all time with the lifetime collection of 388 crores.
2017: Another big year for Bollywood
In 2017, three movies crossed 200 crore mark. Bahubali 2 is not a Bollywood movie but since its Hindi version earned 510+ crores, we are giving it a place in the list. Ajay Devgn’s Diwali release Golmaal Again crossed 200 crores on the 24th day of its release. The last big release of the year, Tiger Zinda Hai took just seven days to enter elite 200 crore club.
2018: Ranveer Singh’s year
In 2018, three movies manage to cross 200 crore mark. Two out of these three, Padmaavat and Sanju makes it to the 300 crore club while the third, Simmba is still going strong at the box office.
2019: Akshay Kumar ruled like a box office king
2019 saw as many as seven movies makes entry to the 200 crore club. Akshay Kumar ruled the box office with three movies, Mission Mangal, Housefull 4 and Good Newwz.
Bollywood 200 crore club movies and their box office collection
|Movie Name||Star cast||Date of Release||Domestic Box Office collection(in crores)||Days to reach 200 Crores|
|Bahubali 2||Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana||28-Apr-2017||510.99||6|
|Dangal||Aamir Khan, Sakhi Tanwar||23-Dec-2016||387.38||8|
|Sanju||Ranbir, Sonam, Ansuhka||29-Jun-2018||342.53||7|
|PK||Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma||19-Dec-2014||340.8||9|
|Tiger Zinda Hai||Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif||22-Dec-2017||339.16||7|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Salman Khan, Kareena, Nawaz and Harshaali||17-Jul-2015||320.34||9|
|WAR||Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff||02-Oct-2019||318||7|
|Padmaavat||Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone||4-Feb-2018||302.15||11|
|Sultan||Salman and Anushka||06-Jul-2016||300.5||7|
|Dhoom 3||Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif||20-Dec-2013||285||9|
|Kabir Singh||Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani||21-Jun-2019||278.24||12|
|Tanhaji||Ajay, Saif, Kajol||10-Jan-2020||266.8||15|
|Uri: The Surgical Strike||Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam||11-Jan-2019||245.36||28|
|Krrish 3||Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra||1- Nov -2013||244.92||10|
|Simmba||Ranveer, Sara Ali Khan||28-Dec-2018||240.3||12|
|Kick||Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez||25-July-2014||231.85||11|
|Chennai Express||Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone||8-Aug - 2013||227.13||15|
|Prem Ratan Dhan Payo||Salman and Sonam||12-Nov-2015||210.16||14|
|Housefull 4||Akshay, Kriti Sanon, Riteish||25-Oct-2019||208||23|
|Golmaal Again||Ajay, Arshad, Parineeti||20-Oct-2017||206||24|
|Happy New Year||SRK and Deepika Padukone||24-Oct-2014||203||19|
|Good Newwz||Akshay, Kareena, Diljit, Kiara||27-Dec-2019||203*||24|
|Mission Mangal||Akshay, Vidya, Taapsee||15-Aug-2019||202.98||29|
|3 Idiots||Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Sharman Joshi and R. Madhavan||25-Dec-2009||202.95||70|
200 Crore Club of Bollywood: Some Interesting Facts
Salman Khan has six 200 crores movies to their name while Aamir has four, Akshay has three, Shahrukh, Ranveer, Hrithik, Ajay Devgn, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh has two.
Talking about directors, Raj Kumar Hirani, Rohit Shetty, Ali Abbas Zafar have three movies in Bollywood’s 200 crore club. Deepika, Kareena, Katrina have two movies while Anushka, Sonam has two 200 crore movies.
Bahubali 2 (6 days) is the fastest 200 crores grosser followed by Sultan (7 days), Sanju (7 days), Tiger Zinda Hai (7 days) and WAR (7 days). Bajrangi Bhaijaan, PK and Dhoom 3 are the fourth-fastest 200 crore grossers of Bollywood. All of them achieved this feat on the ninth day of their release.
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