The Aamir Khan – Amitabh Bachchan starrer Thugs of Hindostan finally hit screens. Being one of the most anticipated and keenly awaited releases the film opened to a thunderous start at the box office. Thanks to the festive season of Diwali and hiked ticket prices, the business of Thugs of Hindostan saw a massive collection on its first day.
In this box office analysis we take a look at the opening collections of Thugs of Hindostan while comparing the same to previous releases that have made it to the All Time highest opening day grossers list. Collecting a staggering Rs. 52.25 cr Thugs of Hindostan has managed to out beat the Shah Rukh Khan starrer Happy New Year that had collected Rs. 44.97 cr to become the highest All Time opening day grosser. If that wasn’t all, the opening day collections of Thugs of Hindostan have also surpassed the collections of other releases like Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion that collected Rs. 41 cr, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo that collected Rs. 40.35 cr, Sultan that collected Rs. 36.54 cr, Dhoom 3 that collected Rs. 36.22 cr, Sanju that collected Rs. 34.75 cr, Tiger Zinda Hai that collected Rs. 34.10 cr, Chennai Express that collected Rs. 33.12 cr, and Ek Tha Tiger that collected Rs. 32.93 cr.
Currently facing no competition at the box office Thugs of Hindostan that enjoys one of the widest releases is expected to continue its stellar run at. In fact, all eyes are now watching whether the film manages to become one of the all-time highest opening weekend grossers.
Top 10 All Time highest opening day grossers
Movie Name – Opening Day collections
Thugs of Hindostan – Rs. 52.25 cr
Happy New Year – Rs. 44.97 cr
Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion – Rs. 41 cr
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo – Rs. 40.35 cr
Sultan – Rs. 36.54 cr
Dhoom 3 – Rs. 36.22 cr
Sanju – Rs. 34.75 cr
Tiger Zinda Hai – Rs. 34.10 cr
Chennai Express – Rs. 33.12 cr
Ek Tha Tiger – Rs. 32.93 cr