2012 is going to be the year to reckon with. The three Khans of Bollywood – Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan – have big releases slated for this year. So it isn’t surprising that everyone is hoping for box-office records to be broken with Salman’s Ek Tha Tiger and Dabangg 2, Aamir Khan’s Talaash and Shah Rukh Khan’s Yash Chopra film with Katrina Kaif. So which records will their films possibly break? Read on for more…
Highest Grosser Ever: Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots
Phunsuk Wangdu and his antics are not only a part of our pop-culture; the film even smashed all records at the box-office. While Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots doesn’t hold all the records anymore, the film still rules the roost for it is the highest grossing film of Bollywood with a total gross of over Rs. 200 crore.
Fastest Rs. 100 Crore: Salman Khan’s Bodyguard
All it took was Salman Khan flexing his muscles for his Bodyguard to surpass the Rs. 100 crore mark at the windows in just 8 days!
Highest Opening Day Record: Hrithik Roshan’s Agneepath
Sceptics may have wondered about the fate of the Hritihik Roshan starrer Agneepath at the box-office. After all, remaking a classic is no child’s play. But with Rs. 23 crore on its opening day, the revamped Vijay Dinanath Chauhan has proved his mettle at the box-office.
Highest Single Day Collection: Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One
For all the backlash that it received, Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One did set the record for the highest single day collection with Rs. 25 crore on its second day (October 27, 2011) at the theatres.
Highest Weekend Record: Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One
Once again, SRK broke all the previous records for opening weekend collection with Ra.One‘s Rs. 91 crore over its first five days at the windows.
First Bollywood Movie To Cross Rs 100 Crores: Aamir Khan’s Ghajini
At a time when it was unheard of, Aamir Khan’s Ghajini – with its sweet romance and hardcore action – surprised everyone by breaking the Rs. 100 crore barrier.