The year of 2001 was highly remarkable for Sunny Deol and his fans as he delivered an all-time blockbuster in the form of Gadar – Ek Prem Katha, which was also the highest grosser of the year. The film surpassed Salman Khan’s Hum Aapke Hai Koun, which was the highest grosser till that time, and set a new benchmark at the box office. The film enjoyed a terrific run in single screens, especially in the Punjab region.
Apart from Gadar, Sunny also has Indian in the top 10 grossers of the year.
Aamir Khan has his two films with Lagaan and Dil Chahta Hai in the top 10, while Akshay Kumar too has two films- Ek Rishtaa and Ajnabee.
Take a look at top 10 Bollywood grossers of 2001:
|Rank||India Nett (Cr)|
|1. Gadar - Ek Prem Katha||77.00|
|2. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham||55.80|
|5. Dil Chahta Hai||20.10|
|6. Jodi No. 1||19.00|
|7. Chori Chori Chupke Chupke||18.50|
|8. Ek Rishtaa - The Bond Of Love||17.90|
|9. Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai||17.40|