Ever since Dada Saheb Phalke’s ‘Raja Harishchandra’ became Bollywood’s first officially released film in 1913, there have been many landmarks, accomplishments and records, which have been achieved as well as broken, over the years. As followers of cinema, we hardly are aware of some of the records that have been established in various categories by our films and its people. This section exclusively displays a few of them, which we have compiled for you.
Dangal (2016) – Highest Worldwide Grosser (1968.03 Cr)
Aamir Khan’s ‘Dangal’ is the all-time highest worldwide grosser Indian film earning a massive 1968.03 Crores at the box-office. ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ comes a close second with a collection of 1810 Crores, worldwide.
Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) – Highest Domestic Grosser (511.00 Cr)
S. S. Rajamouli’s costume drama ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ (dubbed in Hindi) released in 2017 is the highest domestic grosser of all times. However, talking of straight Hindi language movie, then ‘Dangal’ (2016) ended up earning 387.38 Crores.
Dangal (2016) - Highest Overseas Grosser (221.02 Cr)
Aamir Khan’s sports biopic ‘Dangal’ directed by Nitish Tiwari stands as the all-time highest overseas grosser film earning a good 221.02 Crores (INR) at various box-offices while doing exceedingly well in China. Eventually, ‘Dangal’ also is the highest worldwide grosser Bollywood film of all time.
War (2019) – Highest Opening Day Grosser (53.35 Cr)
Yash Raj Films ‘War’ directed by Siddharth Anand released during Dussehra 2019 beat Vijay Krishna Acharya's ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ (2018) (52.25 Crore) to become the all-time highest opening day grosser at the domestic box-office by earning 53.35 Crore.
Sultan (2016) – Highest Opening Weekend Grosser (180.36 Cr)
Salman Khan’s sports drama ‘Sultan’ directed by Ali Abbas Zafar stands as the all-time highest opening weekend grosser by a Bollywood film earning a huge 180.36 Crore. The film was produced under the Yash Raj Films banner.
Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) - Highest Opening Week Grosser (247.00 Cr)
S. S. Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ released in 2017 earned the highest opening week collection which was 247 Crore but technically Salman Khan’s ‘Sultan’ released in 2016 stands as the all-time highest opening week grosser Bollywood film collecting 229.16 Crore.