Highest Opening Day Collection in Bollywood: Thugs Of Hindostan, Happy New Year, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Sultan are the highest opening day grossers of Bollywood.
Blog to Bollywood presents the list of highest opening day grossers of Bollywood. Interestingly most of the movies in the list are Holiday releases. Most of the movies mentioned in the list were big hits at the box office.
Another fact about Bollywood is that opening day collection depends on star power. This reports clearly depicts that fans eagerly wait for the movies of big stars like SRK, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan.
Aamir Khan’s Thugs Of Hindostan is at the top of the list with opening day collection of 52+ crores. It is followed by Shahrukh Khan’s Happy New Year (44.97 crores) and Salman Khan’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (40.35 crores). Salman Khan’s Sultan is at the fourth position with the collection of 36.54 crores. Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 with the opening day collection of 36.2 crores is at the fifth position. At no. 6, we have Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju with the collection of 34.75 crores.
Moving down the list, Salman Khan’s 2017 Christmas release Tiger Zinda Hai is at the seventh position with the collection of 34.1 crores. TZH is followed by Chennai Express (33.12 crores), Ek Tha Tiger (32.93 crores), Singham Returns (32.09 crores) and Golmaal Again (30.14 crores)
Salman Khan dominates the list with four movies in the top 10 followed by Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan with two movies each. Ranbir Kapoor and Ajay Devgn have one movie in top 10.
Talking about the actresses, Katrina Kaif has four movies in the top 10 followed by Deepika and Anushka who has two movies. Sonam and Kareena Kapoor have one movie each in top 10.
Highest Opening Day Collection in Bollywood | Top 10 Opening Day Grossers
|Movie name||Collection in INR||Date of realease||Starcast|
|Thugs Of Hindostan||52.75 crores||08-Nov-18||Aamir, Amitabh, Katrina|
|Happy New Year||44.97 crores||24-Oct-14||SRK, Deepika, Abhishek|
|Prem Rata Dhan Payo||40.35 crores||12-Nov-15||Salman and Sonam Kapoor|
|Sultan||36.54 crores||06-Jul-16||Salman and Anushka|
|Dhoom 3||36.2 crores||20-Dec-13||Aamir khan and katrina Kaif|
|Sanju||34.75 croes||29-Apr-18||Ranbir, Vicky Kaushal, Anushka|
|Tiger Zinda Hai||34.1 crores||22-Dec-17||Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif|
|Chennai Express||33.12 crores||09-Aug-13||Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone|
|Ek Tha Tiger||32.92 crores||15-Aug-12||Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif|
|Singham Returns||32.09 crores||15-Aug-14||Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor|
|Golmaal Again||30.14 Crores||20-Oct-17||Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Parineeti Chopra|
|Dangal||29.78 crores||24-Dec-16||Aamir Khan, sakhi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh|
|Race 2||28.5 crores||15-Jun-18||Salman, Bobby, Anil and Jacqueline|
|Bang Bang||27.54 Crores||02-Oct-14||Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||27.25 Crores||17-Jul-15||Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Harshaali Malhotra and Nawaz|
|PK||26.63 Crores||19-Dec-14||Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma|
|Kick||26.4 Crores||25-July-14||Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez|
|Krrish 3||25.5 Crores||01-Nov-13||Hrithik, Priyanka and Kangana|
|Gold||25.25 Crores||15-Aug-2018||Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy|
|Baaghi 2||25.1 Crores||30-Mar-2018||Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani|
|Agneepath||23 crores||26-Jan-2012||Hrithik, Priyanka|
The day is not far when we will see a Bollywood movie with the opening day Box office collection of 50 crores.
Salman Khan’s Bharat, Shahrukh Khan’s Zero would make it to the top 10 opening day grossers of all time.
Last Updated: 21 Dec 2018.
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Note: The Box Office figures mentioned above are compiled from various sources. Blog to Bollywood does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data.