Note: Sultan is going to release in just about 5 days. We will be sharing some of the records that Sultan has the potential to break.

We all know highest opening day record belongs to Shahrukh Khan’s Happy New Year. Salman’s PRDP come close to break that record last year on Diwali. Currently, only these two films have crossed 40 cr mark.

Coming back to Sultan, it is carrying extraordinary buzz and hype. The controversies like Arijit Singh apology or Salman’s rape women comment will have a zero effect on the collections as far opening is concerned. If the film released on Eid day, 40+ opening day is on the cards but it will be interesting to see how far it can go further. Some sources claim that Sultan is not a complete commercial film and mainly relies on the content. Eid is a big holiday still the word of mouth can play an important part in the evening. In that case, 40 cr will be considered as an excellent number.

However if the Eid falls on 7th July, then it will have no chance to break HNY record and will be targeting 30+ cr on its first day.

Check out the list of top 10 highest first day of Bollywood movies in India.

RankFilmRelease Collection (Cr)
1Prem Ratan Dhan Payo201540.35
2Happy New Year201440.02
4Dhoom 3201336.22
5Chennai Express201333.12
6Ek Tha Tiger201232.93
7Sighnam Returns201432.09
9Bang Bang201427.54
10Bajrangi Bhaijaan201527.25
16MSD The Untold Story201621.30
17Dabangg 2201221.10
20Krrish 3201319.50
21Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani201319.45
24Jai Ho 201417.75
25Singh Is Bling201516.98
26Ek Villain201416.72
28Ram Leela201316.0
29Don 2201115.30
30Jab Tak Hai Jaan201215.23
31Housefull 3201615.21
32Race 2201315.12
33Rowdy Rathore201215.10
35Welcome Back201514.35
36ABCD 2201514.30
37Rustom 201614.11
38Housefull 2201214.0
40Ae Dil Hai Mushkil201613.30
41Jolly LLB 2201713.20
44Gabbar Is Back201513.05
46Tees Maar Khan201013.0
47Bajirao Mastani201512.80
483 Idiots200912.78
50Grand Masti201312.51

Salman Khan – 4 Films
Shahrukh Khan – 2 Films
Aamir Khan – 2 Films
Hrithik Roshan – 1 Film
Ajay Devgn – 1 Film


  1. No way Sultan can break HNY record as Day after Diwali is the biggest in India Holiday in India if you compare it to EID , just like christmas in other country and EID in Islamic country…

  2. The movie will break opening day box office of hny in Islamic countries such as Pakistan,use but will fall short in India…..

  3. Good game @bollyarena!
    On one hand u say that u didnt track the collections of hny so u got no explaination about how it did 44.97 on day 1! On the other hand u r comparing Sultan with a record u didnt track! Generating publicity? I guess u should stick to the movies which u tracked or else start giving explainations for records which r manipulated!!

  4. Not only HNY,s record in danger,each n every existing record will fall on the wayside due to the exceptional tsunami power of Sultan…Just wait n watch guys…Salman Khan,s movies r record breakers for the last 3 to 4 years during Eid time…Quite confident n positive about Sultan emerging ATHGOY guys ?

  5. There are slight chances that Sultan may cross opening day biz of HNY but it cant be sured thay it will.

  6. Hi everyone wait for 2 days Saudi announce on Monday which day eid Tuesday eid in gcc then wenesday eid in India. First day ka record ho baa ho weekend hai to solid hai jo sallu bhai gift mila hai extend weekend Aur 4 days holidays mashallah


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