The Rohit Shetty directed film Golmaal Again has been on a roll at the box office since its release last week. The film which is the fourth instalment in the Golmaal franchise and marks the return of the entire gang of boys from Golmaal viz. Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Khemmu and Shreyas Talpade also features Parineeti Chopra and Tabu entering the franchise. After receiving positive reviews from critics, the film that hit a staggering 4232+ screens (3500+ domestic + 732 overseas) was welcomed with open arms by the audience.
If that wasn’t enough, the stellar box office collections of Golmaal Again, appears to have helped alleviate the low earning spree at the domestic box office this year. In this special report, we take a look at the records that Golmaal Again has already set within just four days of its release:
1. 9th All Time Highest Opening Day Grosser
Golmaal Again despite releasing alongside the Aamir Khan starrer Secret Superstar has managed to rake in Rs. 30.14 cr on day 1. However, when compared to the all-time highest opening day grosser, the film ranks 9th after previous releases like Happy New Year that collected Rs. 44.97 cr, Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion that collected Rs. 41 cr and a few others.
2. 2nd Highest Opening Day Grosser of 2017
Collecting Rs. 30.14 cr, Golmaal Again surpasses the collections of Shah Rukh Khan‘s release Raees that had collected Rs. 20.42 cr and Salman Khan starrer Tubelight to become the second highest opening day grosser of 2017. However, preceding Golmaal Again on the list is Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion that collected Rs. 41 cr.
3. Rohit Shetty’s 3rd highest opening day grosser
Though the collections of Golmaal Again do not manage to surpass Rohit Shetty’s previous directorial ventures like Chennai Express that collected Rs. 33.12 cr and Singham Returns that collected Rs. 32.09 cr, it does manage to out beat the director’s other ventures to rank as his third highest opening day grosser with a collection of Rs. 30.14 cr.
4. Ajay Devgn’s 2nd highest opening day grosser
While Singham Returns that earned Rs. 32.09 cr on its opening day ranks as Ajay Devgn’s highest opening day grosser, Golmaal Again that collected Rs. 30.14 cr surpasses the actor’s previous release Baadshaho that had earned Rs. 12.6 cr to become his second highest opening day grosser.
5. 3rd highest Diwali opener of All Time
Festive releases more often than not promise higher opening day collections, in the case of Golmaal Again, the film which hit screens on Diwali this year has become the third highest all time Diwali opening day grosser. Though leading the list is Happy New Year that collected Rs. 42.60 cr followed by Prem Ratan Dhan Payo that collected Rs. 40.35 cr, Golmaal Again isn’t too far being with Rs. 30.14 cr.
6. Ajay Devgn’s highest opening weekend grosser
After a brilliant collection on its opening day, Golmaal Again continued to remain strong at the box office collecting Rs. 87.60 cr in three days. Interestingly, with this the film has surpassed Ajay Devgn’s previous releases Singham Returns that collected Rs. 77.69 cr, Son of Sardaar that collected Rs. 66.02 cr and Baadshaho that collected Rs. 43.3 cr to emerge as the actor’s highest opening weekend grosser.
7. Rohit Shetty’s 2nd highest opening weekend grosser
Collecting Rs. 87.60 cr, Golmaal Again has managed to claim the second spot among the director’s highest opening weekend grosser’s list. Though the list is firmly led by Rohit Shetty’s previous directorial venture Chennai Express that had collected Rs. 100.42 cr, Golmaal Again has managed to surpass the collections of Rohit Shetty’s other ventures.
8. 3rd highest opening weekend grosser of 2017
While Golmaal Again has outperformed previous releases like Hrthik Roshan’s Kaabil that collected Rs. 67.46 cr, Salman Khan’s Tubelight that collected Rs. 64.77 cr, and Varun Dhawan‘s Judwaa 2 that collected Rs. 59.25 cr, the film which collected 87.60 cr on its opening weekend becomes the third highest opening weekend grosser of 2017 coming in behind Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion that collected Rs. 128 cr and the Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees that collected Rs. 93.24 cr.
9. 15th All Time Highest Opening Weekend Grosser
When compared to all previous releases, Golmaal Again that drew in Rs. 87.60 ranks as the fifteenth highest opening weekend grosser unable to surpass previous giants like Sultan that collected Rs. 180.36 cr, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo that collected Rs. 129.77 cr, Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion that collected Rs. 128 cr and quite a few others.
12. Second Highest Day 2 of 2017 after Baahubali – The Conclusion (dubbed)
While the previous release of this year Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion rewrote the records book, Golmaal Again that has managed to collect Rs. 28.37 cr on its second day has become the second highest day 2 grosser after Baahubali 2 that collected Rs. 40.50 cr.
13. Second Highest Day 3 of 2017 after Baahubali – The Conclusion (dubbed)
Though Golmaal Again managed to rake in a staggering Rs. 29.09 cr on day 3, the previous release Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion still retain the top slot as the highest third day grosser with a collection of Rs. 46.50 cr.