Biggest Opener Bollywood Movies of 2015
The year 2015 has presented many biggies from Bollywood, which have received overwhelmed response from audience in India as well as overseas. This year three superstars; Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan & Akshay Kumar have acquired top five positions in the list of 2015’s Highest Openers with movies Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Dilwale, Singh Is Bliing & Brothers.
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo: The biggest family entertainer of the year, directed by Sooraj R. Bartajya and produced by Rajshri Productions & Fox Star Studios. It featured superstar Salman Khan & Sonam Kapoor in lead roles along with Anupam Kher, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Swara Bhaskar etc in crucial supporting characters. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was released on 12 November and received super positive response from critic. It was opened up with year’s highest opening business figure of 40.35 crores on Indian screens.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan: The biggest blockbuster of the year, directed by Kabir Khan and produced under the banners Salman Khan Films & Eros International. It is also a superstar Salman Khan starrer with Indian diva Kareena Kapoor Khan. Bajrangi Bhaijaan was released on 17 July and received super strong word of mouth from critics as well as audience. It was opened up with the business figure of 27.25 crores on Indian screens.
Dilwale: The recently released action comedy of director Rohit Shetty released on 18 December under the banners Red Chillies Entertainment & Rohit Shetty Films. The movie featuring the Badshah of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan & Kriti Sanon in lead roles. Dilwale has received very positive reviews from most of the critics and getting overwhelmed response from audience across the globe. It has opened up with year’s 3rd highest opening amount of 21 crores at domestic box office.
Singh Is Bliing: This action comedy movie is directed by Prabhu Deva and produced by Pen India Pvt. Ltd. & Grazing Goat Pictures. It featured superstar Akshay Kumar & Amy Jackson in lead roles and was released on 2 October. Singh Is Bliing was received mixed response from critics as well as audience but because of the stardom of Khiladi Kumar, the movie was opened up with year’s 4th highest opening of 20.67 crores on Indian screens.
Brothers: This action drama movie is directed by Karan Johar and produced under the banners Dharma Productions, Lionsgate Films & Endemol India. It featured superstar Akshay Kumar & Siddharth Malhotra in lead roles along with Jacqueline Fernandez, Jackie Shroff & Shefali Shah in crucial supporting characters. Brothers was released on 14 August and received positive response from critics. It was collected the amount of 15.20 crores on opening day and registered 5th highest opening of the year.
In the list, sixth position is acquired by the another action comedy movie of John Abraham & Shruti Haasan Welcome Back with 14.35 crores. Varun Dhawan & Shraddha Kapoor starrer ABCD 2 is on the 7th position with opening collection of 14.30 crores. Shahid Kapoor & Alia Bhatt’s Shaandaar holds the 8th position with 13.10 crores and the next one i.e. 9th position by Akshay Kumar & Shruti Haasan starrer Gabbar Is Back with 13.05 crores. Recently released historical love story Bajirao Mastani of director-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali has opened up with year’s 10th highest opening amount of 12.80 crores.
|Prem Ratan Dhan Payo||40.35 Cr|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||27.25 Cr|
|Singh Is Bliing||20.67 Cr|
|Welcome Back||14.35 Cr|
|ABCD 2||14.30 Cr|
|Gabbar Is Back||13.05 Cr|
|Bajirao Mastani||12.80 Cr|
|Dil Dhadakne Do||10.35 Cr|
|Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon||10.15 Cr|
|Hate Story 3||9.72 Cr|