Bollywood’s 100 Crore Movies’ List – Check it Out

By Goher Iqbal Punn, Film Critic & Entertainment Analyst, Showbiz Bites

chennai-01-showbizbitesBollywood’s 100 crore business is considered to be a MUST for every high profile film in Bollywood these days. And if a big banner movie does not surpass this prestigious mark, it is considered to be a failure (though the business is good enough to cheer the distributors). But 100 crore business seems to be MUST among the big banners of Hindi film industry. For last few years, this trend has gathered strength and has now become a fashion, which today seems mandatory in filmdom. Every big film is made keeping in mind the figure of more than 100 crore domestic business nowadays. This article will discuss about Bollywood’s 100 crore movies, which has surpassed this prestigious figure at the domestic box office. And the fact remains, majority of the high profile movies easily surpass 100 crore business. Even 200 crore or more domestic business is also vivid and seen these days. Wow! If it is a fashion, it has to continue, as it strengthens the industry and makes the Bollywood business strapping. Let’s now check out the movies, which have done more than 100 crore business at domestic box office.



Position Film Cast Release Date Total Business Days to Make 100 Crore
1 Krrish 3 Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranauat 1st November, 2013 243 Crore * 4
2 Chennai Express Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone 9th August 2013 227.13 Crore 4
3 3 Idiots Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor 25th December, 2009 202.47 Crore 9
4 Ek Tha Tiger Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif 15th August, 2012 198.78 Crore 5
5 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone 31st May, 2013  188.57 Crore 7
6 Dabangg 2 Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha 21s December 2012 155 Crore 6
7 Bodyguard Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor 31st August. 2011 148.86 Crore 7
8 Dabangg Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha 10th September, 2010 138 Crore 10
9 Rowdy Rathore Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha 1st June, 2012 133 Crore 11
10 Jab Tak Hai Jaan Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif 12th November, 2012 120 Crore 11
11 Ready Salman Khan and Asin 3rd June, 2011 119 Crore 14
12 Agneepath Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt and Priyanka Chopra 26th June, 2012 115 Crore 11
13 RA.One Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor 26th October, 2011 114 Crore 11
14 Ghajani Aamir Khan and Asin 24th December, 2008 114 Crore 18
15 Barfi Raanbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra 14th December, 2012 112 Crore 17
16 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Farhan Akhrtar 12th July, 2013 112 Crore 17
17 Don 2 Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra 23rd December, 2011 106.70 Crore 16
18 Golmaal 3 Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi and Kareena Kapoor 5th November, 2010 106 Crore 17
19 Housefull 2 Akshay Kumar, Rieish Deshmukh and Shreyas Talpade 6th April, 2012 106 Crore 17
20 Son of Sardar Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt and Sonakshi Sinha 12th November, 2012 105 Crore 16
21 Bol Bachchan Ajay Devgn, Asin, Abhishek Bachchan and Prachi Desai 6th July, 2012 103 Crore 45
22 Grand Masti Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shidsani and Riteiesh Deshmukh 13th September, 2013 102 Crore 23
23 Race 2 Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham 25th January, 2013 100.50 Crore 25
24 Singham Ajay Devgn and Prakash Raj 24th July, 2011 100.30 Crore 50
25 Ram Leela Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone 15th November, 2013 109 Crore * 10



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Goher Iqbal Punn is a famed Hindi Film Critic, Hindi Music Reviewer, Entertainment Columnist and Bollywood Analyst. His creative and analytical writings are well-received and liked. Mr. Punn is a film trade expert as well and his Box Office Reports are always loved to read and appreciated. His other expertise includes analyzing the small screen of India (Indian television soaps & its celebrities). He has worked with the media giants like BBC (London), Screen (Indian Express, Delhi/Mumbai), Bollywood Hungama (Mumbai), Indiainfo (Mumbai/Bangalore) Daily Times (Lahore) and The Post (Lahore) respectively. In addition to these big wheels of the media industry, Mr. Punn has also been associated with plenty of other coveted online entertainment publications such as Nowrunning (New York), Galmsham (Mumbai), Radio Sargam (Leeds), One India (Bangalore/Mumbai), Bollygraph (Katmandu), Sulekha (Aston), Planet Bollywood (New York) and to name a few. Goher also shares a good rapport with Bollywood and Indian television fraternities. He is often approached for his expert views on Hindi cinema and its celebrities. Media tycoons like The Times (Sunday Times, London), The Christian Science Monitor (Boston), Newsweek of USA and to name a few have interviewed him. Goher also helps the students researching on Bollywood, the most notable being the one he did with a student of Spanish University. Mr. Punn is the most experienced writer with more than 25 years of journalistic experience to his credit. He is contactable at Read Goher Iqbal Punn’s write-ups for Showbiz Bites by visiting this link