In this exclusive report, we take a look at some of the biggest hits that have reached the Rs. 100 crore mark segregating them on the basis of the number of days taken to get there.
While SRK starrer Chennai Express and Hrithik Roshan starrer Krissh 3 were the fastest films to reach the 100 cr mark, in just 4 days, Aamir Khan has his 3 Idiots in the club followed by Salman starrer Ek Tha Tiger and Ranbir starrer Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. Indra Kumar’s adult comedy Grand Masti also made a surprise entry into the club.
While Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela entered the 100 cr club in 10 days with a collection of Rs. 100.2 cr. Ending 2013 on a high was the third installment in the Dhoom franchise, Dhoom 3, that managed to cross the 100 crore barrier in just three days, collecting Rs. 107.61 crores. With such massive collections, Dhoom 3 toppled the SRK starrer Chennai Express and Hrithik Roshan starrer Krissh 3 to emerge as the new record holder. This year, the first film to open the roster for the 100 Crore Club was the Salman Khan starrer Jai Ho that crossed the Rs. 100 cr mark in eight days.
After the Farah Khan directed multi starrer Happy New Year joined the Rs. 100 Crore Club collecting Rs. 108.86 crores in only 3 days after its release, the next entrant is the Aamir Khan – Anushka Sharma starrer PK, directed by Rajkumar Hirani that collected Rs. 116.63 in just 4 days.
Below is a detailed report of Bollywood’s 100 Crore Club (following table contains domestic box office figures only).
By Suleman Mobhani