first three months saw a release of approximately 55 Hindi films that managed to generate around Rs. 575 crore NETT at the domestic box office. However, 86% of the business in the first quarter was
generated by the Top 10 movies, while the Top 5 movies generating 60% of the quarterly business.
As compared to first quarter of last year, business has been slightly better this year as releases in the same period last year clocked around Rs. 415. cr NETT. Apart from domestic collections, the
first quarter of 2016 also saw a small fraction of films releasing overseas to a decent response. In fact these overseas releases clocked business of approximately $23.69 mil. / 160.74 cr. INR
budget of Rs. 70 cr and suffered losses to the tune of Rs. 40 cr.
Apart from the successes and flops, 2016 also saw the Bollywood khiladi Akshay Kumar experiment with a different remuneration model. In fact the actor who usually charges anywhere between Rs. 30 to
Rs. 35 cr for a film slashed his remuneration to a meagre Rs. 8 cr. However, he did take a lion’s share of the profits with his share being a whopping 70% of overall income with the remaining 30%
being split between the producers of the film viz. T-Series and Abundantia Entertainment (Vikram Malhotra). Thanks to this, Akshay Kumar walked away with Rs. 50+ cr share as part of this
|1||Highest Grosser (India)||Airlift||128.1 cr. INR||2||Highest Grosser (Overseas)||Kapoor & Sons||6.61 mil. USD / 43.71 cr. INR||3||Highest Grosser (Worldwide)||Airlift||approx. 225 cr. INR (gross)||4||Highest Grosser (Hollywood in India)||Batman v Superman (English)||38.5 cr. INR||5||Highest Grosser (U certificate) (India)||Fitoor||19.28 cr. INR||6||Highest Grosser (UA certificate) (India)||Airlift||128.1 cr. INR||7||Highest Grosser (A certificate) (India)||Mastizaade||36.44 cr. INR||8||Most Expensive movie||Fitoor||70 cr. INR (inclusive of P&A)||9||Biggest Flop in terms of loss||Fitoor||Loss of approx. 40 cr. INR||10||Highest Grosser (Marathi)||Natasamraat||approx. 38 cr. INR||11||Highest Grosser (Male Centric starrer)||Airlift||128.1 cr. INR||12||Highest Grosser (Female Centric starrer)||Neerja||75.34 cr. INR||13||Highest Opening Day (India)||Airlift||12.35 cr. INR||14||Highest Opening Weekend (Overseas)||Kapoor & Sons||2.9 mil. USD / 19.26 cr. INR||15||Highest Single Day Collections (India)||Airlift||17.8 cr. INR (Day Four)||16||Highest Day 2 Collections (India)||Airlift||14.6 cr. INR||17||Highest Day 3 Collections (India)||Airlift||17.35 cr. INR||18||Highest Opening Weekend (India)||Airlift||44.3 cr. INR||19||Highest Opening Week (India)||Airlift||78.5 cr. INR||20||Highest Second Weekend (India)||Airlift||19.26 cr. INR||21||Highest Second Week (India)||Airlift||28.79 cr. INR||22||Highest Third Weekend (India)||Airlift||8.41 cr. INR||23||Highest Third Week (India)||Airlift||11.97 cr. INR||24||Highest Opening Day to Lifetime Multiple (India)||Neerja||16.02||25||Highest Opening Weekend to Lifetime Multiple (India)||Neerja||3.42||26||Highest Opening Week to Lifetime Multiple (India)||Neerja||2.13||27||Fastest entry into 100 crore club (India)||Airlift||10 days||28||No. of movies entering 100 crore club (India)||1 (Airlift)||29||Fastest entry into 200 crore club (India)||NIL||30||No. of movies entering 200 crore club (India)||0||31||Highest Grosser (North America)||Airlift||1.97 mil. USD / cr. INR||32||Highest Grosser (United Kingdom)||Kapoor & Sons||485k Pounds / 4.58 cr. INR||33||Highest Grosser (Australia)||Airlift||529k A$ / 2.69 cr. INR||34||Highest Grosser (New Zealand)||Airlift||212k NZ$ / 0.96 cr. INR||35||Highest Grosser (Malaysia)||Airlift||72k MYR / 0.13 cr. INR||36||Highest Grosser (UAE GCC)||Kapoor & Sons||5.17 mil. AED / 9.32 cr. INR||37||Highest Grosser (Pakistan)||Kapoor & Sons||81.68 mil. PKR / 5.16 cr. INR||38||Top Distributor (Overseas)||Fox||9.45 mil. USD / 62.83 cr. INR|
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).