Salman fails to beat Prabhas     2017-12-24   01:05:54  IST  Raghu V

Bollywood handsome hunk Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai opens to rave reviews and roaring numbers at boxoffice. The film has collected 33.74cr on 1st day which is a big number on Non Holiday. In fact, it is the biggest Non – Holiday opener of all time in Bollywood beating Aamir Khan’s old record 31.55cr (Dhoom 3). However, it’s still not huge enough. Not that because GST benefits Bollywood films unlike South. It’s only the all time No.1 opener I we consider only Hindi language films. It failed to beat Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion.

The second installment of Baahubali series is the biggest opening day Bollywood has ever witnessed, be it with a holiday or a non holiday. The Rajamouli directorial is the only film to surpass 40cr net mark in day 1

Here are top 10 opening days in Bollywood (nett collections) :

1) Baahubali 2 : ₹41cr (only Hindi version)
2) Prem Ratan Dhan Payo : ₹38.7cr
3) Sultan : ₹36.54cr
4) Happy New Year : ₹34 cr
5) Tiger Zinda Hai : ₹33.74cr
6) Singham Returns : ₹31.8cr
7) Dhoom3 : ₹31.55cr
8) Ek Tha Tiger : ₹30.6cr
9) Golmaal Again : ₹30.14cr
10) Dangal : ₹29.19cr