Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" has shattered the first week box office collection records of "Baahubali - the Beginning" (Bahubali), Aamir Khan's "PK" and Shah Rukh Khan's "Happy New Year" with it's domestic income.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan vs PK and Happy New Year
Salman starrer "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" minted Rs 184.62 crore in its first week at the domestic box office. The first week box office collection of "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" is second highest after Aamir's "Dhoom 3", which minted Rs 188.9 crore.
Now "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" has broken the records of "PK", which minted Rs 183.09 crore, "Krrish 3" (166.52 crore) and "Happy New Year" (Rs 157.57 crore).
"Bajrangi Bhaijaan" has also pushed out Ajay Devgn's "Singham Returns" from the first week box office collection record lists to grab the second spot.
"#BajrangiBhaijaan Fri 27.25 cr, Sat 36.60 cr, Sun 38.75 cr, Mon 27.05 cr, Tue 21.40 cr, Wed 18.02 cr, Thu 15.55 cr. Total: ₹ 184.62 cr. WOW!" trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
"Records are meant to be shattered. And #BajrangiBhaijaan is doing just that. Crosses *Week 1* biz of #PK [₹ 183.09 cr] & #HNY [₹ 157.57 cr]," he added.
|Movie||Release Date||Opening Week Earnings in ₹ Crore|
|Dhoom 3||20 December, 2013||188.9|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||17 July, 2015||184.62|
|PK||19 December, 2014||183.09|
|Krrish 3||1 November, 2013||166.52|
|Kick||25 July, 2014||164.09|
|Happy New Year||24 October, 2014||157.57|
|Chennai Express||9 August, 2013||156.70|
|Ek Tha Tiger||15 August, 2012||154.21|
|Bang Bang||2 October, 2014||135.45|
Bajrangi Bhaijaan Vs Baahubali
Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" has also shattered the box office collection record of SS Rajamouli's "Baahubali". The magnum opus film raked in Rs 147.69 crore net income in its first week from India, including all languages.
Salman's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" even came close to the first week worldwide net box office collection of "Baahubali", which stands at Rs 185.69 crore. [Read: "Baahubali" seven days box office collection report]
Domestic Box Office Income
"Bajrangi Bhaijaan" is Salman's third highest grosser after "Kick" and "Ek Tha Tiger". It will soon become Salman's second film with more than Rs 200 crore box office collection.
Also, "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" is the 10th highest grosser Bollywood film of all time.
"#BajrangiBhaijaan is now 3rd HIGHEST grosser of Salman, after #ETT and #Kick... Will emerge HIGHEST grosser in Week 2. India biz. AWESOME," Adarsh added.
"So far, only one Salman starrer has gone past ₹ 200 cr nett [#Kick]. #BajrangiBhaijaan will be 2nd film to attain the feat. India biz. FAB!"
"Bajrangi Bhaijaan" is helmed by Kabir Khan and also features Kareena Kapoor Khan, child artist Harshaali Malhotra and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.