From Wanted in 2009 to Sultan in 2016, Let’s have a look at the box office report of Bollywood movies released on Eid in last 10 years.
Salman Khan’s Tubelight is scheduled for release tomorrow. The Dabangg Khan of Bollywood is back with another Eid release and the excitement of his fans is at its peak. Eid is considered a lucky festival for Sallu as all his films released during this period have emerged as blockbuster at the box office. Salman made a strong comeback with Prabhu Deva’s ‘Wanted’ released during Eid 2009. The movie proved a big 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 2016, 7 out of 8 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 8 years. That movie too was a huge blockbuster at the box office. In fact, it is Shah Rukh Khan’s highest grossing movie till date. Let’s have a look at the box office report of Bollywood movies released on Eid in last 10 years:
|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|
Talking about Salman Khan’s last two Eid releases, both Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Sultan crossed 300 crores mark. With Tubelight also releasing on Eid weekend, the expectations are sky high.
Tubelight is releasing with strong buzz and everyone is expecting it to create news box office records. We are also expecting to cross 300 crores mark at the domestic box office. Have a look at Tubelight box office prediction.
Tubelight also stars Sohail Khan, Zhu Zhu and Late Om Puri. Directed by Kabir Khan, the movie is releasing on 4350 screens in India and 1200 screens in the overseas market.