There was a time when Bollywood movies’ 100-200 crore collection was considered as a quantum leap. Later on, there comes a new trend- it’s called 300cr club. Of course, records are made to be broken and true to the Bollywood, it’s just happening here like never before. With the Aamir Khan’s PK and Salman’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan revolutionizing box office collections by netting in over 300cr, here is yet another Sultan which has entered the 300cr club with a whopping worldwide collection of Rs. 584.25cr.

Top Grossers Of Bollywood: Highest Grossing Bollywood Movies

Movie Year Domestic Global
PK 2014 340 792
Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2015 320 626
Sultan 2016 300.5 584.25
Dhoom 3 2013 285 542
Krrish 3 2013 240.5 374
Kick 2014 233 377
Chennai Express 2013 227 423
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo 2015 208 432
Happy New Year 2014 204 345.26
3 Idiots 2009 202.5 395

 

*Earnings are in crores (INR)

Now PK is the only highest grossing film with domestic collection of 340+ crores, which is followed by Bajrangi Bhaijaan with a staggering collection of 320 crores. The new entrant is Sultan with 300.5 crores collection. However, Dhoom 3 remains at the fourth position followed by Krrish 3 which boasts Box Office collection of 240+ crores. On no. 6, it’s Kick with around 233.7 crores and not to mention  Chennai Express  at no. 7 with a total of 227 crores and so on.

It can be seen that after setting the bar of 300+ crore club, there will be very soon 500cr club. Because entering 200cr club have become a thing of the past these days. When Bollywood is changing its genre and coming up with amazing movies, it can be forecast that there will be rush towards entering the 500cr club, even at the domestic level. Thanks to the Bollywood brainchildren such as directors, producers, singers, designers, playwrights to name a few who equally contributes to achieve the target. In fact, they mean a lot as much as actors do but the only difference between them is on-screen and off-screen space!

Let’s check out some amazing facts and figures that revolves around Bollywood records:

  • PK  was too fast. It has crossed the Rs. 300 cr mark in only 17 days, whereas it took 20 days for Bajrangi Bhaijaan and 35 days for Sultan to achieve it.
  • Age is just a number!At the age of 49 years, both Aamir Khan and Salman Khan have first crossed the 300cr club.
  • Too young to enter! Anushka Sharma entered the 300cr club only at the age of 26 while Kareena Kapoor Khan took it almost 34 years to achieve it.
  • Salman is Salman! With Sultan entering the club, he has become the only actor to have two blockbuster films viz. Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Sultan  which have crossed the 300cr club.
  • Making a mark! Anushka holds the record of being the only actress who has featured in PK and Sultan that have crossed the Rs. 300 crore mark.

With each year passing, new records have been emerging. Looking at the pace of Bollywood, there will be great movies which will enter 500cr club in India while setting a new benchmark.

And who will make it to the next new big 500cr club? Will it be Dangal? Raees? Or some other movie? This is Bollywood. And you never know who arises with a bang? Let’s count on!

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