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Bollywood’s 200 Crore Club

By Suleman Mobhani

Golmaal Again (16)

In 2015 we witnessed two films namely Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo making it to the exclusive Rs. 200 crore club. Later in 2016 it was the Salman Khan starrer Sultan that kick started the tally for films that have managed to enter this much coveted club, with the last entrant being the Aamir Khan starrer Dangal.

In this edition of Box Office Report Card, we take a look at the films that have managed to break the barrier of Rs. 200 crore. In a comparative analysis we pit the cast, director and of course the five films to break this mark against each other.

Interestingly, while earlier films took days or even weeks to enter the club, 2014 marked a drastic change with PK entering the club in under 10 days, establishing a new record of becoming the fastest film to reach the Rs. 200 crore mark. Later joining Aamir Khan with one of the fastest to reach the 200 cr mark was Salman Khan with Bajrangi Bhaijaan. However, with Sultan, Salman has claimed the record with the film managing to cross Rs. 200 cr in just six days, while the latest Aamir Khan starrer Dangal took eight days to do the same. Later joining them was the SS Rajamouli directed film Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion that collected a staggering Rs. 247 cr in just seven days of its release. Now the latest film to enter this highly exclusive club is the Rohit Shetty directed film Golmaal Again that has manage to draw in Rs. 201.41 cr in 17 days of its release.

Apart from this, below we list a few unknown factoids about the Rs. 200 Crore Club members:

*Chennai Express managed to break 3 Idiots record (of entering the Rs. 200 crore club) after approximately 1267 days/181 weeks. However, Krrish 3 managed to break Chennai Express’ record of entering the 200 cr club after 80 days. Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 followed right after breaking Krrish 3’s record within 50 days.

On the other hand, it took Kick a total of 11 days to enter the 200 cr club. Happy New Year managed to enter the 200 cr club in just 19 days, while Aamir’s PK crossed the 200 cr mark in just 9 days. Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan entered the club in 9 days, while the actor’s other release PRDP (Prem Ratan Dhan Payo) managed to touch the mark in just 15 days collecting Rs.203.53 crores. But with Sultan, Salman Khan became the record holder for the fastest film to cross the Rs. 200 cr mark, in just 6 days. Unfortunately, despite Dangal being one of 2016’s most talked about films, it doesn’t manage to break Sultan’s record; instead the film took 8 days to reach the Rs. 200 cr mark. While the second part of the epic Baahubali saga that has clocked Rs. 247 cr in 7 days of its release. Joining them now is the Ajay Devgn starrer Golmaal Again that raked in Rs. 201.41 cr in 17 days.

*Aamir Khan achieved this milestone first when he was 45 years old, while Shah Rukh Khan achieved it closer to his 48th birthday. However, Hrithik Roshan is the youngest actor to enter the club achieving this milestone closer to his 40th birthday, while Salman Khan achieved this milestone after 48.63 years of age. Though Salman Khan was only actor who had a total of four films that have crossed the 200 cr mark, joining him with Dangal is now Aamir Khan who also has four films that have made it into the club. Becoming the youngest actor to enter the 200 crore club is Rana Daggubatti at the age of 32 years, while Prabhas entered the club at 37. On the other hand veteran actor Sathyaraj entered the club at the age of 62 years with the film Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion. With Golmaal Again entering the club Ajay Devgn joins the others at the age of 48.

*Deepika Padukone achieved this milestone at the age of 27.5 years, as compared to Kareena Kapoor Khan who achieved the milestone when she was nearly 29.5 years old. On the other hand, Priyanka Chopra is the oldest actress to be the part of the 200 crore club at the age of 31.34 years, while Katrina Kaif achieved this milestone after 30.5 years. On the other hand, Jacqueline Fernandez achieved this milestone at 29 years. With Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Kareena Kapoor Khan became the second as the only two actresses to have two films in the 200 cr club, while Sonam Kapoor at the age of 30.5 years. While Anushka Sharma made her entry into the club as the youngest actress at the age of 26 years, the actress has now joined Kareena and Deepika to have two films that have crossed this mark with Sultan. However setting a new record will be the actresses of Dangal, Sanya Malhotra at 23 years and Fatima Sana Sheikh who is 24 years made it into the club as the youngest entrants. With Baahubali 2The Conclusion Tamannaah Bhatia manages to make it to the club at the age of 27 years old while Anushka Shetty managed the same at 35 years of age. Joining her sister Priyanka, Parineeti Chopra who also features in Golmaal Again has entered the club at the age of 29.

*Rajkumar Hirani achieved this milestone when he was 47.5 years old, Rohit Shetty achieved it at the age of 40.5 years, Vijay Krishna Acharya got this record at the age of 45, while Rakesh Roshan at the of age 64 is the oldest director/producer in 200 crore club. And now, On the other hand, producer turned director Sajid Nadiadwala achieved the same at 48.49 years, while choreographer turned director Farah Khan accomplished the same at 49.9 years. Bajrangi Bhaijaan director Kabir Khan achieved the same at the age of 44. However, taking the title of the oldest director to enter the club is Sooraj Barjatya at the age of 51.9 years. Claiming the title as the youngest director whose film has crossed the Rs. 200 cr mark, Ali Abbas Zafar entered the club at the age of 33. Standing out from the rest, Rajkumar Hirani is the only director to have two films in the 200 cr club. SS Rajamouli who directed the epic saga Baahubali entered the club at 43 years of age. Joining Rajkumar Hirani now is Rohit Shetty who becomes the second director to have two films viz. Chennai Express and Golmaal Again that have made it past the Rs. 200 crore mark.

*3 Idiots was released in 1700+ screens, Chennai Express was released in 3500+ screens, Krrish 3 was released in 4400 screens, Dhoom 3 was released in 4500 screens, Kick released in 4000+ screens, Happy New Year featured in 4800+ screens. Yet again taking the cake is PK that saw a release across a whopping 5200 screens. Bajrangi Bhaijaan, on the other hand released in 4500 screens in India while PRDP witnessed a release across 5600 screens, while Sultan saw a release across approximately 5100 screens worldwide. However, Aamir Khan’s Dangal was released across 5300 screens worldwide. On the other hand, Golmaal Again released across 4232 + screens (3500+ domestic + 732 overseas).

Sr. No.Movie NameReleaseLifetime (Crores)Days Taken to Reach 200 CroresMilestone Date
1Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion28-Apr-17510.98*605-May-17
2Dangal23-Dec-16387.38*830-Dec-16
3PK19-Dec-14340.8927-Dec-14
4Bajrangi Bhaijaan17-Jul-15320.34925-Jul-15
5Sultan06-Jul-16300.45712-Jul-16
6Dhoom 320-Dec-13284.27928-Dec-13
7Krrish 31-Nov-13244.921010-Nov-13
8Kick25-Jul-14231.85114-Aug-14
9Chennai Express8-Aug-13227.131522-Aug-13
10Prem Ratan Dhan Payo12-Nov-15208.881425-Nov-15
11Golmaal Again20-Oct-17204.12*2412-Nov-17
123 Idiots25-Dec-09202.47704-Mar-10
13Happy New Year24-Oct-142031911-Nov-14

 

200 Crore breakup year wise

YearNo. of moviesHighest (Cr.)
20172510.98
20162387.38
20152320.34
20143340.8
20133284.27
20091202.47

 

Actors who have made it to the 200 Crore club

ActorNo. of FilmsHighest (Cr.)
Aamir Khan4387.38
Salman Khan4320.34
Shahrukh Khan2227.13
Prabhas1510.98
Hrithik Roshan1244.92
Ajay Devgn1204.12

 

Actresses who have made it to the 200 Crore club

ActressNo. of FilmsHighest (Cr.)
Anushka Sharma2340.8
Kareena Kapoor Khan2320.34
Deepika Padukone2227.13
Tamannaah Bhatia1510.98
Anushka Shetty1510.98
Katrina Kaif1284.27
Priyanka Chopra1244.92
Jacqueline Fernandez1231.85
Sonam Kapoor1208.88
Parineeti Chopra1204.12

 

Directors who have made it to the 200 Crore club

DirectorNo. of FilmsHighest (Cr.)
Rajkumar Hirani2340.8
Rohit Shetty2227.13
S.S. Rajamouli1510.98
Nitesh Tiwari1387.38
Kabir Khan1320.34
Ali Abbas Zafar1300.45
Vijay Krishna Acharya1284.27
Rakesh Roshan1244.92
Sajid Nadiadwala1231.85
Sooraj Barjatya1208.88
Farah Khan1203

Disclaimer:
The box office figures are compiled from various sources and our own research. The figures can be approximate and Bollywood Hungama does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data. However they are adequately indicative of the box-office performance of the film(s).

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