Opening Benchmarks Of Hindi Cinema: Khalnayak To Bodyguard

It was in 1993 that the Subhash Ghai directed much hyped Khalnayak set a milestone by becoming the first film to do 50 lakhs nett business in a single day which was history and a huge leap of 35-40% in initial business and now in 2012 we are looking at a milestone of 25 crore nett business. The milestones for a single days nett business are as follows. They are the first films to reach the targets.

50 lakhs
Khalynayak (1993)

1 crore
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998)

2 crore
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)

3 crore
Veer Zaara (2004)

4 crore
Fanaa (2006)

5 crore
Krissh (2006)

10 crore
Ghajini (2008)

15 crore
Dabangg (2010)

20 crore
Bodyguard (2011)



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