Chennai Express, Krrish 3 and Dhoom 3, which are the biggest money spinners of 2013, have erased almost all old records at the Box Office and set new benchmarks for the upcoming big budget Bollywood movies. Now, all eyes are set on Salman Khan's highly-awaited movie Jai Ho, which happens to be the first big release of the year 2014. Having slated to release on January 24, this movie is expected to break all these collection records at the Indian and overseas Box Office.
Jai Ho is a remake of Chiranjeevi's 2006 hit Telugu action drama Stalin, which was loosely inspired by the Hollywood movie Pay It Forward. Beside becoming a big hit at the AP Box Office, this Telugu movie, which deals with the theme of social justice, has also garnered critical acclaim. The story is all about Major Jai Agnihotri, who creates a nation-wide movement by convincing people to do a good deed for three people, who must in turn each do good deeds for three other people.
Directed by Sohail Khan, Jai Ho features Salman Khan, Daisy Shah, Sana Khan and Suniel Shetty in lead roles. The movie has been creating positive buzz, ever since it was announced. Its promos have multiplied the viewers' expectations. In addition, the makers have done lot of promotion for the film.
Superstar Salman Khan has been smashing all collection records every year with his last releases like Ready, Bodyguard, Dabangg, Ek Tha Tiger and Dabangg 2. But the records before his latest outing Jai Ho are to not so easy to be broken. First in its failure list is that Dhoom 3 had released in 4500 screens in the domestic market, but Jai Ho is set to release in 4400 screens in India.
Salman Khan's last release Ek Tha Tiger was top in the list of almost all the categories of Box Office records. Chennai Express, Krrish 3 and Dhoom 3 have replaced all of them. Now, Jai Ho has 20 big records to break. Continue to slide to know the top 20 collection records.
Biggest Opener In Domestic Market
With its collection crossing Rs 32.93 crores nett, Salman Khan's Ek Tha Tiger was the biggest opener till the release of Aamir Khan's Dhoom 3, which has raked in Rs 36.22 crores nett at the Indian Box Office on the first day. Will Jai Ho beat this record?
Fastest 100 Cr Grosser/Highest Grosser In Opening Weekend
Ek Tha Tiger had collected Rs 100.16 crores nett at the Indian Box Office in its the five-day extended opening weekend. Whereas Dhoom 3 has smashed this record by collecting Rs 107.61 cr in three days and become the fastest 100 crore grosser. Can Jai Ho beat this record?
Highest Grosser In International Market In First Weekend
Ek Tha Tiger had collected Rs 22.84 crores nett at the Overseas Box Office in its opening weekend. Whereas Dhoom 3 has raked in Rs 62.95 crores ($ 10.17 million) in the international market in the first weekend. Will Salman Khan smash this record?
Highest Grosser In First Week
Having released in 4500 screens in the domestic market, Dhoom 3, which was released during Christmas holiday, has collected Rs 188.99 crores nett at the Indian Box Office in the first week. Since there are no holidays other than Sunday, this record is big a challenge for Jai Ho.
Highest Grosser In Second Week
Dhoom 3 has collected Rs 68.33 crores nett at the Indian Box Office in the second week. Will Jai Ho break this record?
Fastest 200 Crore Grosser
Bollywood movies like 3 idiots, Chennai Express, Krrish 3 and Dhoom 3 have crossed Rs 200 crore mark at the Indian Box Office. Dhoom 3 has reached this mark in just nine days and become the fastest Rs 200 crore grosser. This is another big challenge for Jai Ho.
All Time Highest Grosser In India
Dhoom 3 has collected Rs 282.8 crores nett at the Indian Box Office in its life time run and has become the all time highest grosser in the domestic market. Will Jai Ho beat this record?
All Time Highest Grosser In the International Markets
Dhoom 3 has done fantastic business in all international markets and beaten all previous records. It has become the biggest opener and all time highest grosser in foreign countries like USA, UAE, UK, Australia, New Zealand.
Jai Ho Likely To Break All Records
Considering the positive buzz for Jai Ho and Salman Khan's superstar power, trade expert feel that the movie will shatter all previous records. Taran Adarsh tweeted, "With such a massive screen count of #JaiHo [5000+ screens Worldwide], one should expect a record-breaking Day 1, opng wknd and Week 1."