It was Tamil director AR Murugadoss, who first started the Rs 100 crore film club in Bollywood with his debut Hindi directorial venture Ghajini in 2008. Six years after the release of the Aamir Khan starrer, the ace filmmaker has score his second century with his second Hindi film Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty. Starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in leads, the movie has achieved this magical number at the Indian Box Office in 15 days.
Holiday is a Hindi remake of AR Murugadoss' Blockbuster
Tamil movie Thuppakki, which focuses on terrorism and
sleeper cells. The movie released in 3500 screens and it was a
record screen count for a Akshay Kumar film. The movie expected to
start with a bang and surpass Rs 100 crore mark at the Indian Box
Office in the first week. Despite getting positive response, the
film failed to meet the expectations of its producer. It collected
Rs 68.63 crores nett in the domestic market in seven days.
The Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha needed Rs 31.37 crores to
cross Rs 100 crore mark. In its second week, Holiday
collected Rs 31 crores nett at the Indian Box Office and failed to
reach this mark with a small margin. The movie has achieved this
magical number on its third Friday on the 15th day.
Though the film was affected by new release Humshakals,
Holiday has continued to make decent business in the
domestic market. In its third weekend, the movie has collected Rs
5.74 crores nett at the Indian Box Office, taking its 17-day
domestic total to Rs 105.47 crores nett. Its breakup is Rs 1.02 cr
on Fri, Rs 1.87 cr on Sat and Rs 2.85 cr on Sun. It has become one
of the Blockbuster of 2014. Continue to read more about its
records in the slideshow.
Holiday - 3rd Rs 100 Crore Movie In 2014
Holiday has become the 3rd movie to join the club of Rs
100 crore Bollywood films in 2014 after Salman Khan's Jai
Ho and Karan Johar's 2 States.
Holiday - 29th Hindi Film To Join Rs 100 Crore Club
So far, 28 Bollywood movies have crossed Rs 100 crore mark at
the Indian Box Office and Holiday has become the 29th film
to achieve this magical number.
Holiday - 3rd Rs 100 Crore Movie For Akshay Kumar
Holiday has become the 3rd movie for Superstar Akshay
Kumar to cross Rs 100 crore at the Indian Box Office after
Rowdy Rathore and Housefull 2.
Holiday - 5th Rs 100 Crore Movie For Sonakshi Sinha
Holiday has become the 5th movie for actress Sonakshi
Sinha to cross Rs 100 crore at the Indian Box Office after
Dabangg, Rowdy Rathore, Dabangg 2 and Son Of
Holiday - 2nd Rs 100 Crore Movie For AR Murugadoss
Holiday has become the 2nd movie for AR Murugadoss to
cross Rs 100 crore at the Indian Box Office after his first Hindi
directorial movie Ghajini.