Independence Day is a big holiday and very positively impacts the business of movies in India. Since it’s a national holiday, everyone likes to visit cinemas and that ends up giving a huge push to the overall business of films.

Gold & Satyameva Jayate released together on last Independence Day and made 45.77 crores. This year, Mission Mangal & Batla House released together and earned 43.75 crores which is a huge sum for a single day.

In this article, we’ll discuss how Independence Day holiday compares with other big holidays considering the numbers that movies fetched.

Box Office Analysis Of Independence Day Holiday Vs Other Big Holidays
Box Office Top 10 Highest Single Days Of All Time: Is Independence Day A HUGE Holiday Compared To Diwali & Eid?

1. Thugs Of Hindostan (2018)
Diwali Release
Opening Day Business: 50.75 crores

2. Gold + Satyameva Jayate (2018)
Independence Day Release
Opening Day Business: 25.25+20.52 = 45.77 crores

3. Happy New Year (2014)
Diwali Release
Opening Day Business: 44.97 crores

4. Mission Mangal + Batla House (2019)
Independence Day Release
Opening Day Business: 44.71 crores

5. Bharat (2019)
Eid Release
Opening Day Business: 42.30 crores

6. Baahubali 2 ((Hindi) (2017))
Non-Holiday Release
Opening Day Business: 41 crores

7. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015)
Diwali Release
Opening Day Business: 40.35 crores

8. Sultan (2016)
Eid Release
Opening Day Business: 36.54 crores

9. Krrish 3 (2013)
Diwali Release
4th Day Business 35.91 crores (Diwali Benefit on 4th Day)

10. Sanju (2018)
Non-Holiday Release
Opening Day Business: 34.75 crores

11. Tiger Zinda Hai (2017)
Christmas Release
Opening Day Business: 34.10 crores

12. Dhoom 3 (2013)
Christmas Release
Opening Day Business: 33.42 crores

13. Chennai Express (2013)
Non-Holiday Release
Opening Day Business: 33.10 crores

So, in the Top 10 single days of All Time, we have 2 instances when I-Day made it in the list including 2019. The interesting fact here is that three films Chennai Express, Baahubali 2 [(Hindi) 2017] and Sanju made it in the list despite coming on Non-Holiday. There are 4 films in the list which got the Diwali release benefit. Similarly, there are two films each which got the benefit of Eid release and Christmas Day period release.

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