Bharat, Sultan, and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo are the highest opening day grosser of Salman Khan. The question is rising, will the action thriller Antim: The Final truth get a place on this list.?
Salman Khan is the undisputed box office king of Bollywood. In the last 10-12 years, he has delivered back to back fifteen 100 crore grosser at the box office. Today, we are looking at Salman Khan’s highest opening day grosser in the article.
Salman Khan’s 2019’s release Bharat became his highest opening day grosser with a collection of 42.3 crores on the occasion of Eid. It also becomes the third-highest opening day grosser of all time after Thugs of Hindostan (52.25 crores) and Happy New Year (44.97 crores) but record broken later by Hrihtik-Tiger’s War (2019).
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is the second-highest opening day grosser for Salman. Released on Diwali 2015, PRDP earned 40.35 crores on its first day. PRDP is followed by Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai. Released on Eid 2016, Sultan earned 36.54 crores on its opening day. While Tiger Zinda Hai earned 34.1 crores on its opening day.
Ek Tha Tiger (Rs 32.92 crores), Race 3 (Rs 28.4 crores), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Rs 27.25 crores) follows at the fifth, sixth, and 7th position respectively.
Kick released on Eid 2014 takes the 8th position in the list with the opening day collection of 26.4 crores. Kick is followed by Bodyguard (21.6 crores), Tubelight (21.15 crores), Dabangg 2 (21.1 crores) and Jai Ho (17.75 crores).
List of Salman Khan’s top 10 opening day grossers
|Movie Name||Release date||Opening day Collection||Box Office Verdict|
|1- Bharat||5 Jun 2019||42.30||Semi Hit|
|2- Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo||12 Nov 2015||40.35||Super Hit|
|3- Sultan||6 Jul 2016||36.54||Blockbuster|
|4- Tiger Zinda Hai||22 Dec 2017||34.1||Blockbuster|
|5- Ek Tha Tiger||14 Aug 2012||32.92||Blockbuster|
|6- Race 3||15 Jun 2018||28.5||Average|
|7- Bajrangi Bhaijaan||17 Jul 2015||27.25||All Time Blockbuster|
|8- Kick||25 Jul 2014||26.4||Blockbuster|
|9- Dabangg 3||20 Dec 2019||24,50||Semi Hit|
|10- Bodyguard||31 Aug20 11||21.6||Blockbuster|
|11- Tubelight||12 Jun 2017||21.15||Flop|
|12- Dabangg 2||21 Dec 2012||21.10||Blockbuster|
|13- Jai Ho||24 Jan 2014||17.75||Semi Hit|
|14- Dabangg||10 Dec 2021||14.50||Super Hit|
|15- Ready||03 Jun 2011||13.15||Hit|
Salman is the only Bollywood actor with two 40+ crore opening day grosser. He has the second most (14) bumper openings at the box office. Shahrukh Khan with 15 bumper openings is at the top of the list. Salman Khan’s last 8 movies had an opening day of 20+ crores.