While Bollywood was once known for its entertainment value, it has gained business clout in recent years. With the increasing popularity of social media, users have become more active in promoting the box office collections of their favorite movies. But what makes a Bollywood box office collection different from other types of box office collections? Below are some interesting facts about Bollywood’s box office collections. They are not exhaustive, but they can give you an idea of the current trend in Indian cinema.
Ranbir Kapoor‘s double role in the flop film Shamshera has managed to garner mixed reviews. Despite the massive budget, the movie has not even managed to make one-third of its budget. It has a disappointing run at the box office and is on the verge of ending below the Rs 50-crore mark. The film’s debut day box office collection was a disappointing INR 0.7 crore. Shamshera is expected to make more than Rs 50 crore in its first weekend but it has failed to meet its targets.
Baaghi 2 has opened to tremendous success at the box office. Starring Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani, the film has received a stupendous response. Its opening weekend box office collection has surpassed its predecessor’s lifetime total. It is already a global hit and will likely cross the Rs 250 crore mark soon. In fact, it is expected to cross this milestone in a couple of days.
The second installment of the popular action film Heropanti has hit the Indian box office, and the makers are expecting it to get a boost from the Eid holiday. The movie stars Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. It features some impressive locations and massive sets, along with brilliant music by A.R. Rahman. The film is an intelligent digital heist action drama.
After a slow start, Sultan has managed to make a solid box office collection in its first week. The film was a big hit in the Bollywood industry and has become one of the most anticipated films of 2016. Its box office collection has increased from the first weekend to the third and fourth weekends, and it is on the verge of breaking the all-time record. The film’s first week has been an excellent one for Salman Khan, with the film making Rs 620 crore worldwide.
The first weekend of release of Deepika Padukone’s Padmaavat has seen the film rake in a healthy amount of money at the box office. This historical drama directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali has collected more than Rs 525 crore in India’s box office. The film stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and Shahid Kapoor and was released on January 25, 2018.