Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma's "PK" is the most-hyped and highly-awaited movie of the year. The promos of the movie have heightened viewers' expectations. Scheduled to release in 6,000 screens across the globe on 19 December, the film is expected to break some box-office records set by previous Bollywood releases.
Here are the top 10-collection records that "PK" is likely to break at the box office:
1. Biggest opener during Christmas season
Dhoom 3, which collected ₹36 crore at the Indian box office on the first day, is the biggest opener during Christmas season.
2. Biggest opener of 2014
Shahrukh Khan's recent release "Happy New Year", which collected ₹44 crore at the domestic market on the first day, is the biggest opener of 2014.
3. Biggest opener of all times
The 2014 release "Happy New Year" also became the biggest opener of all times, beating the previous collection record of "Dhoom 3".
4. Fastest 100 crore grosser
Having achieved this magical number in two-and-a-half days, "Dhoom 3" became the fastest ₹100 crore grosser.
5. Highest grosser in opening weekend
"Happy New Year" holds this record with its opening weekend ₹108.86 crore at the domestic box office.
6. Highest grosser at overseas box office in opening weekend
Having collected approximately ₹62.95 crore ($10.17 million) in the international markets in three days, "Dhoom 3" is holds the record of highest grosser at overseas box office in opening weekend.
7. Highest grosser in the first week in 2014
Salman Khan's "Kick" grossed ₹164.09 crore at the domestic box office in its opening week and became the highest grosser in the first week in 2014.
8. Fastest ₹200 crore grosser
Having joined this club in nine days, "Dhoom 3" became the fastest ₹200 crore grosser.
9. Highest grosser of 2014
Salman Khan's "Kick" collected ₹233 crore at the Indian box office in its life-time and become the highest grosser of 2014.
10. All time highest grosser
"Dhoom 3" became all-time highest grosser with its lifetime collection of ₹280 crore in the domestic market.