From 2011 till now, every Diwali release film has performed well at the box office and has achieved an 100 crore feat atleast.
Interestingly, Happy New Year which released in Diwali 2014, still holds the record of highest Bollywood opener of all time which is 44.97 crores, while Salman’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, which released last year in Diwali, holds the 2nd spot with an opening collections of 40.35 crores.
Coming to lifetime biz., Hrithik’s Krrish 3 holds the record of highest Diwali release grosser, which is 240.5 crores.
Here are the lifetime collections of Top 10 Diwali releases:
|Prem Ratan Dhan Payo||2015||207.40 Cr|
|Happy New Year||2014||203.30 Cr|
|Krrish 3||2013||240.50 Cr|
|Jab Tak Hai Jaan||2012||120.65 Cr|
|Son of Sardaar||2012||105.03 Cr|
After Golmaal 3 and Son of Sardaar, Shivaay is the 3rd Diwali release for Ajay Devgn.
Let’s see how both the films perform during this Festive season of lights.