Aamir Khan Box Office: 5 Times The Birthday Boy Set New Benchmarks For Bollywood
By Gautam Batra
March 14, 2021
Aamir Khan led Ghajini was one of the most awaited films of 2008. The AR Murugadoss directorial collected 114 crores at the box office and it was the first time Aamir set a new benchmark for Bollywood.
3 Idiots (2009)
Exactly 1 year later in 2009, Aamir Khan & Rajkumar Hirani’s 3 Idiots got an earth-shattering response from the audience. The film also starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, R Madhavan & Sharman Joshi cracked the 200 crores mark.
Dhoom 3 (2013)
Aamir Khan took Bollywood close to the 300 crores mark. His Dhoom 3 also starring Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan & Uday Chopra crossed Chennai Express (226.7 crores) & Krrish 3 (240.5 crores) and collected 280.25 crores at the domestic box office.
The Blockbuster 3 Idiots duo of Aamir Khan & Rajkumar Hirani came back with PK. Also starring Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt & Sushant Singh Rajput, it became the first-ever Bollywood film to cross the 300 crores mark.
Absolutely no film could cross Aamir Khan’s PK until he himself came with Dangal on Christmas 2016. The film breached past PK comfortably and took the Bollywood business close to 400 crores mark.
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