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Happy New Year 2017

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2016 has finally come to an end. It turned out to be a great year for us in terms of growth as the reach of Bollyarena has increased manifold.

The first quarter of 2016 was pretty good but there were not any big releases. Shahrukh Khan’s Fan disappointed too but still drove huge traffic. In April we faced a setback when one of our editors was admitted to hospital and the website went offline for a week due to the lack of communication.

We recovered from the setback eventually and were back on track. But when Salman Khan’s Sultan released, it drove an insane amount of traffic. The website server crashed as it was unable to hold the traffic. We have to change the server again and it went offline for few days.

In September, we decided to take a break to work on the website to make it better. The updates were limited for about two months but we were back on track in November. December saw the release of Dangal which smashed not only box office records but also viewership records.

This year we had too many achievements. But the biggest is that we get rid of the biased tag as now we have covered films of each actor (It was Aamir Khan’s first film that we tracked). What differentiates Bollyarena from others is that we cover one film at a time and only update about that film for about a week. This confuses some of the readers when they read articles about one film only. But now people have realized that it is a box office portal which tries to promote each film equally.

The box office tracking was right for most of the films except Fan. Predictions also hit the bull’s eye, especially the word of mouth meter was bang on. We also put our bet on Dangal to become the highest grosser of the year which will turn out true in a few days. Some regional films were also tracked.

Check out the list of most viewed articles this year.

Rank

Article

1
Sultan Vs PK Vs Bajrangi Bhaijaan Vs Dhoom 3
2
Dangal 1st Day Box Office Collection
3
Dangal is all set to beat Sultan in 2 weeks flat
4
Filmfare Awards 2017 Predictions
5
Hrithik Roshan Upcoming Movies 2016-2017
6
Dangal 2nd Day Box Office Collection
7
Dangal 3rd Day Box Office Collection
8
Dangal Day 1 Evening Shows Update
9
Sardar Gabbar Singh 2nd Day Box Office Collection
10
Dangal 4th Day Box Office Collection: UNSTOPPABLE
11
Sultan 1st Day Box Office Collection
12
Sardar Gabbar Singh 1st Day Box Office Collection
13
Dilwale 17th Day (3rd Sunday) Box Office Collection: Official Figures
14
Sultan 2nd Day Box Office Collection
15
Akshay Kumar becomes the first actor to cross 3000 cr

 

Here are some fun facts of 2016 about films and users. (Sultan could have been here if server was not crashed)

  • Most viewed film: Dangal
  • Most discussed film: Fan
  • Highest traffic on a single day: 24 December (Dangal 2nd day)
  • Highest traffic in a month: December (Dangal release)
  • Best user: Balika Bad-Hu
  • Most comments: Bollyarena Fan
  • Most relevant comments: Rajat
  • First commenter: Tahshir
  • Best troller: Ranbir Warrior
  • Most trolled user: Dilwale 1000 cr Fan 500 cr

We would also like to thank our visitors who supported us. Some of them are mentioned below.

  • Salman Fan
  • Parshya
  • Tahshir
  • Mukesh Kumar
  • Charlie
  • Akki
  • Marhab
  • Gagan Deep Singh
  • Dean Ambrose
  • Jeet
  • Jhakas
  • Vijay
  • TIGER-the real king
  • Dev
  • All others whom we could not name because of the limited space

2017 will bring many new features as we are working on the startup company from 1 January onwards. Many agreements have been signed which will be implemented from next year. There will be many contests and giveaways where you can win exciting gifts every week. Bollyarena mobile application is requested the most by users. Our team will start working on it next year and it will be out in the first quarter of 2017.

It has been a beautiful journey so far. Thank you each and every one of you for all your support. We hope that new year will bring joy, peace and happiness for you. Love

Team Bollyarena

40 Comments

  1. Well done bollyarena I really like your work and time to time update best of luck

    • Musical bAnDA Reply

      Dangal 2nd Sunday collection trends around 33cr #box-office_on_fire
      Somebody not agree with me but koi bat ni Monday noon jab collection aayegi to sab samj jayenge. And Happy new year for all @bollyarena teams and their fans.
      Especially #parshya #abdangalhoga and #tiger becouse you all are makes #bollyarena more interesting.

  2. Balika Bad-hu Reply

    WOW……………Best User & it’s Me …………….But @Bollyarena it’s Bad-hu not Bad-Hu……………..Anyway Thanks For The Tag & I know it’s Because of My own I Get This……………………..

    Happy New Year Bollyarena & The New Year Gift for You is Below & U have to feel it at your Own…………..

    😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘

  3. aryan sharma Reply

    “But when Salman Khan’s Sultan released, it drove an insane amount of traffic. The website server crashed as it was unable to hold the traffic. We have to change the server again and it went offline for few days”.
    This is called as a star,a megastar.
    btw happy new year.

  4. Keep it up bollywood arena… best of luck and happy new year..

  5. dhAakAd Anup Reply

    Mera Naam Nahi,
    You are Biased towards Parshya I Think :-P
    Anyways Happy New Year BA
    Everyday I check your Articles
    Before I go to Bed.
    May the new year brings greater heights of success BA.

  6. A Very Happy New Year Bollywood Arena Team and Al the users of This Arena…Hope to c more successful and Bigger and Awesome Bollyarena…. Have A Successful Year 2017