While big-money Bollywood filmmakers often choose festive weekends like Diwali, Eid, and Christmas to release their big box office ventures and cash in on the festival, time and time again we’ve seen that on weekends. Gandhi Jayanti -end got lucky for the movies and made them box office winners. While this time we don’t have a big exit on the special day due to the pandemic COVID 19 crisis, we share the list of Gandhi Jayanti’s exits, which have been hugely successful in domestic and international markets.
War – October 2, 2019
Hrithik Roshan and the star of Tiger Shroff War turned out to be the greatest opener of all time for an Indian film as he collected Rs 53.35 crore on day one at the box office. Earning over Rs 315 crore, the film turned out to be the biggest of the year and even the careers of Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff.
Sui Dhaaga – September 28, 2018
Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma star Sui Dhaaga, who came out around Gandhi Jayanti’s weekend at the box office. The Slice of Life was done on a moderate budget and earned around Rs 90 crore in the domestic market.
Judwaa 2 – September 29, 2017
The comedian starring Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles earned over Rs 138 crore in Indian. David Dhawan’s director is still VD’s highest grossing solo.
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story – September 30, 2016
Director Neeraj Pandey’s biographical sports drama, which starred the late Sushant Singh Rajput as former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, recounted life’s hardships and MSD’s achievements. Also starring Disha Patani and Kiara Advani, the film earned over Rs 133 crore at the box office.
Singh Is Bliing – October 2, 2015
Akshay Kumar’s action comedy was directed by Prabhudeva and also starred Amy Jackson, Lara Dutta, and Kay Kay Menon in notable roles. Despite mixed reviews, the film raised over Rs 90 crore at the box office.
Talvar – October 2, 2015
Director Meghna Gulzar’s Talvar, released alongside Akshay Kumar’s Singh Is Bliing, has received rave reviews from critics. Made with the budget of Rs 15 crore, it continued to earn Rs 30 crore during its theatrical release.
Bang Bang – October 2, 2014
Bang Bang by Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif was the remake of Knight and Day by Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. The action show earned over Rs 180 crore in the domestic market, proving to be a profitable business for the manufacturers.
Haider – October 2, 2014
Despite locking the horns with Bang Bang, Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor’s Haider managed to do well at the box oddice as he made Rs 60 crore in his lifetime.
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