From 2011 till now, every Diwali release film has performed well at the box office and has achieved an 100 crore feat atleast.

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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.

2011-2015: Every Diwali Release Has Entered 100 Crore Club; Will ADHM & Shivaay Continue This Trend?
2011-2015: Every Diwali Release Has Entered 100 Crore Club; Will ADHM & Shivaay Continue This Trend?

Here are the lifetime collections of Top 10 Diwali releases:

FilmsYearCollections
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo2015207.40 Cr
Happy New Year2014203.30 Cr
Krrish 32013240.50 Cr
Jab Tak Hai Jaan2012120.65 Cr
Son of Sardaar2012105.03 Cr
Ra.One2011118.00 Cr

In 2012, Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Son Of Sardaar clashed at box office during this festival and both fared well.

Same can be expected this year, as two big Bollywood films Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Shivaay are clashing at the box office during the Diwali weekend.

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.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Even Golmaal 3 released in 2010 grossed 116 crs.. only failure was Blue 2009 n All the best was also a Diwali release hit..

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