Eros International
Eros International

While Salman Khan-starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan sets new records at the box office, its global distributor Eros International has seen its shares rise a whopping 150% in the past one year.

Eros International shares rose from Rs 228 on 7 August 2014 to Rs 577 on Friday on the Bombay Stock Exchange, which translates into a gain of over 150%.

According to the distributor, Bajrangi Bhaijaan is now the fastest Bollywood film to collect Rs 500 crore globally.

Eros said Bajrangi Bhaijaan has earned more than Rs 300 crore in the domestic box office.

"Bajrangi Bhaijaan has created box office history. Record continue to be shattered as there is no stopping the film," Nandu Ahuja, senior vice president at Eros international, told NDTV Profit.

Released on July 17, Bajrangi Bhaijaan has been a tremendous success at the box office, surpassing most of the previous records set by other films.

The film collections were over Rs 100 crore in the opening week itself, a new record for any Bollywood movie. It also collected more than Rs 150 crore in just five days after the release.

Directed by Kabir Khan, the film also features Kareena Kapoor Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in key roles. The film was produced by Salman Khan and Rockone Venkatesh and released on more than 5,000 screens worldwide.

The film also holds a record for the "highest single day collection" of Rs. 38.75 crore on Day 3 after the release.

Eros was also the distributor of other successful Bollywood films this year such as Tanu Weds Manu Returns, and NH10.

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