Salman Khan’s ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ becomes the highest opening day grosser in Bollywood
13 November 2015, Nirapad News: Salman Khan is delivering one hit after another and the bar of collections just keep rising with each film of his. The actor’s latest release ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ has shattered all previous records of Salman Khan films as it grossed a whopping Rs. 40.35 crore on the opening day itself.
Diwali time seems to be notching higher as the best release time of a Bollywood movie as Shah Rukh Khan’s movie ‘Happy New Year’ which released last year during this time did well on the opening day. This year Salman Khan’s latest release ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ which also released on Diwali is the highest opening day grosser in Bollywood.
Breaking many records, Salman’s movie was quick to climb the ladder of the highest Bollywood grossers by minting Rs. 40.35 cr on day one, followed by Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone film which was directed by Farah Khan.
Salman Khan’s last movie ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, which released on July 17, had grossed Rs. 27.25 crores on the opening day.
Released on a total of 4, 500 screens in the country alone, the Sooraj Barjatya film has brought the age old Prem of movies like ‘Hum Apke Hain Koun’ and ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’ back onscreen. The actor – director jodi has delivered their fourth blockbuster.
Salman Khan is seen romancing Sonam Kapoor in ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’, which also features actors like Neil Nitin Mukesh as Salman’s step brother, Swara Bhaskar as his sister and veteran actor Anupam Kher.
Salman Khan plays double role in the film which is a treat for his fans this Diwali. The festive season seems to have started on a good note for the cast of the film. Having a long weekend, and this being just a start to it, ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ might emerge as a winner in the long run.