The past year was a bumpy ride for Bollywood with films reaching both ends of the box office range – some became all-time top earners while others just became a headache for their producers. Find out who entered the 100 crore club for the first time, which actor made up 12% of the box office earnings and who left producers scrambling for their investments. Here are interesting facts and figures about Bollywood in 2016: (Indian Express)
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Bollywood saw 214 films released last year, earning a grand total of Rs 2,938 crore. Of these earnings, Rs 1,660 crore (52.17%) came from the top 10 highest earning films of the year, according to a report in Bollywood Hungama.
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Aamir Khan's Dangal made up 12.76% of last year's box office earnings. Akshay Kumar (Housefull 3, Airlift, Rustom) made up 12.41%, while Salman Khan came in third with 10.22% for Sultan.
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There were six entries into the 100 Crore Club – Airlift, Rustom, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Housefull 3 and Shivaay. First time entrant Sushant Singh Rajput debuted in the club with MS Dhoni – The Untold Story.
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Salman and Aamir Khan wrestled their way into the Rs 300 crore club with Sultan (300.45 crore) and Dangal (roughly Rs 385 crore) respectively.
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The greatest losses for producers came from Tiger Shroff's A Flying Jatt, Ajay Devgn's Shivaay, Ghayal Once Again, Priyanka Chopra's Jai Gangaajal and John Abraham's Rocky Handsome.
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Only one movie franchise – Housefull 3 qualified as a success, while Kahaani 2, Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive, Tum Bin 2 failed to make a mark. The biggest debacles included Rock On 2 and Great Grand Masti.