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Singham Returns: Latest Addition To Independence Day Blockbusters

Filmmakers always target holidays to release their films as that's the best time to rake in as much moolah as possible. From Eid to Diwali to Independence Day, films that release on such holidays manage to rake in a lot of moolah.

Singham Returns in the latest addition to the huge list of Independence Day blockbusters, movies that released in and around Independence Day and became huge Box Office hits. Singham Returns has taken the 8th spot on the that list, the plot of the movie helped garner people's attention.

The story jumps into action when a police constable from Singham's squad is found dead having scampered away holding enormous sum of money and is charged of being corrupt. As the story unravels, Singham begins a quest to track a black marketer with tremendous influence within the political system. Guruji, a righteous politician and Singham's teacher, intends to change the society for the better but faces death threats from Baba's goons. 

Singham Returns is in fact a tad bit better than Singham which helped the film to do so well in the Indian Box Office. According to trade expert Taran Adarsh, the film has collected over Rs 88 crores worldwide. He tweeted, "#SinghamReturns Fri 32.09 cr, Sat 21.05 cr, Sun 24.50 cr. Total: ₹ 77.64 cr nett. India biz. Ajay Devgn's BIGGEST OPENER!"

This is proof for how lucky Independence Day proved to be for Singham Returns. Even Ek Tha Tiger and Chennai Express managed to reep the benefits of Independence Day and rake in huge moolah at the Box Office. Check out 8 Bollywood films like Singham Returns that released on Independence Day and became huge blockbusters.

Singham Returns

Release Date- 15th August

Box- Office - 88 crores worldwide( As Of Now)

Singham Returns is a 2014 Indian Bollywood action film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Reliance Entertainment.

Ek Tha Tiger

Release Date- 15th August 

Box- Office - 330 crores worldwide

Ek Tha Tiger is a 2012 Indian action spy thriller film, directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films. It stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, and features Ranvir Shorey, Girish Karnad, Roshan Seth and Gavie Chahal in supporting roles.

Bachna Ae Haseeno

Release Date - 15th August

Box-office - 62.5 crores worldwide

Bachna Ae Haseeno is an Indian romantic comedy film released on 15 August 2008. It stars Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu and Minissha Lamba.

Tere Naam

Release Date- 15th August

Box-office collection - 12.01 crores worldwide

Tere Naam (In your name) is a 2003 Bollywood musical romantic drama film. It is directed by Satish Kaushik and written by Bala, starring Salman Khan and Bhoomika Chawla in her Hindi film debut.

Chennai Express

Release Date- 9th August

Box office collection - 395 crores worldwide

Chennai Express is a 2013 Indian action comedy film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Gauri Khan for Red Chillies Entertainment. The film features Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in lead roles.

Chak De! India

Release Date- 10th August

Box-office collection - 79.69 crores worldwide

Chak De! India is a 2007 Hindi-language Indian sports drama film about field hockey in India. Directed by Shimit Amin and produced by Yash Raj Films, with action by Rob Miller of ReelSports, the film stars Shah Rukh Khan as Kabir Khan, the former captain of the Indian hockey team.

Mangal Pandey – The Rising

Release Date - 12th August

Box-office collection - 55.01 crores worldwide

Mangal Pandey: The Rising which is a 2005 Indian biographical historical film based on the life of Mangal Pandey, an Indian soldier who is known for his role in the Indian Mutiny of 1857.

Dil Chahta Hai

Release Date- 10th August

Box-office - 91 crores worldwide

Dil Chahta Hai is a 2001 Indian comedy-drama film starring Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, and Dimple Kapadia.

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