New Delhi: Bollywood`s A-checklist actors and filmmakers have all the time aimed to launch their motion pictures on competition weekends. Many stars have managed to slot their films for an Eid, Diwali, or Christmas launch and, consequently, obtained an amazing response by attracting crowds in bigger numbers.
While Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan are identified for his or her Diwali and Christmas releases, nobody can beat Salman Khan when it comes to launching films on Eid.
Since the Nineteen Nineties, Eid has emerged as a peak enterprise time for Indian motion pictures. Apart from the Khans of Bollywood releasing their motion pictures on the auspicious competition, many different films have opened on Eid in the final couple of years and emerged as blockbusters.
On the event of Eid-ul-Fitr 2021, let`s check out the evergreen motion pictures that attempted their luck on the competition and turned out to be the highest-grossing films of all time:
Beta (1992): The film that gave Bollywood its `Dhak Dhak` lady Madhuri Dixit, is a romantic drama, directed by Indra Kumar and written by Naushir Khatau and Kamlesh Pandey. It featured Anil Kapoor, Madhuri and Aruna Irani in lead roles. This is the first film of the 90s that released on Eid and emerged as a blockbuster incomes Rs 10 crores at the moment.
Anari (1993): The romantic drama movie, produced by D. Rama Naidu beneath the Suresh Productions banner and directed by Okay. Murali Mohana Rao, starred Venkatesh (in his Hindi movie debut) alongside Karisma Kapoor. The film earned Rs 3 crore and was tagged `HIT` at the field workplace.
Judwaa (1997): The iconic film that made followers groove madly on its peppy dance numbers is an motion comedy movie. Helmed by David Dhawan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, the film was a multi-starrer that featured Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor and Rambha in lead roles with Kader Khan, Dalip Tahil, Shakti Kapoor, Deepak Shirke, Anupam Kher, Satish Shah and Mukesh Rishi in supporting roles. Released on February 7, 1997, the movie was profitable at the field workplace with a complete of Rs 13 crores.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001): The success of a film additionally relies upon on its launch date together with different components like A-lister stars, storyline and extra. This is effectively proved by ace filmmaker Karan Johar by this iconic film. Development of this movie started in 1998, quickly after the launch of Karan`s debut movie `Kuch Kuch Hota Hai`.Also referred to as `K3G`, the multi-starrer is a melodrama movie written and directed by Karan and produced by Yash Johar. The movie stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor, with a particular look by Rani Mukerji. It was a blockbuster movie that earned Rs 55 crores at the moment.
Kal Ho Na Ho (2003): The iconic romantic comedy-drama directed by Nikhil Advani, written by Karan Johar with dialogues by Niranjan Iyengar, and produced by Yash Johar starred Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Preity Zinta in lead roles. The movie obtained optimistic suggestions and was commercially profitable. It earned Rs 38 crores and was the highest-grossing Indian movie of the 12 months.
Bhul Bhulaiya (2007): Akshay Kumar`s psychological horror-comedy movie `Bhool Bhulaiyaa` was released on the competition of Eid in 2007. It earned Rs 49 crores at the field workplace and remains to be thought-about considered one of the iconic motion pictures of Bollywood.
Wanted (2009): Salman Khan`s `Wanted` is an motion thriller movie directed by Prabhu Deva. An official remake of the Telugu movie `Pokiri`, the movie stars Salman, Ayesha Takia, Prakash Raj, Vinod Khanna and Mahesh Manjrekar. Released on Eid, the movie grossed Rs 96 crores at the field workplace.
Dabangg (2010): Salman Khan`s `Dabangg` had released throughout the competition of Eid in practically 2100 cinemas worldwide. It opened to principally optimistic critiques and went on to gross 2.19 billion (USD 47 million) worldwide. It is the highest-grossing Bollywood movie of 2010. Sonakshi Sinha made her Bollywood debut by this film. `Dabangg` additionally stars Arbaaz Khan and Sonu Sood in pivotal roles.
Bodyguard (2011): The romantic motion-comedy, starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor, co-written and directed by Siddique Ismail broke many information upon its launch. On the first day of its launch, it went on to turn out to be the highest opening day grosser in addition to the greatest grosser ever for a single day up till then. The movie grossed 1.03 billion (USD 14 million) in its first week, thus changing into the highest opening week grossing Bollywood movie till then.
Ek Tha Tiger (2012): The Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer motion-thriller movie directed and co-written by Kabir Khan, and produced by Aditya Chopra set quite a few field-workplace information throughout its theatrical run, grossing Rs 320 crore (USD 45 million) worldwide. It is the highest-grossing Indian movie of 2012.
Chennai Express (2013): The Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone-starrer rom-com broke a number of field workplace information in India and overseas, changing into the quickest movie to acquire 1 billion internet domestically. As per Box Office information, the movie surpassed `3 Idiots` to turn out to be the highest-grossing Bollywood movie worldwide at the moment.
Kick (2014): Produced and directed by Sajid Nadiadwala, and starring Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in lead roles, the movie was released on Eid. `Kick` grossed over Rs 402 crores worldwide changing into a blockbuster success. A sequel of the movie with the identical solid is slated to launch on Eid 2023.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015): The comedy-drama movie directed and written by Kabir Khan and produced by Salman Khan and Rockline Venkatesh, options Salman, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Harshaali Malhotra in the lead roles. The movie obtained broad acclaim from critics and was a business success at the field workplace, grossing Rs 969 crore worldwide.
Sultan (2016): Another Salman Khan movie in the row that additionally options Anushka Sharma in the lead, is a sports activities drama film that released worldwide on 6 July 2016 and grossed INR 623.33 crore worldwide and was considered one of the high 5 highest-grossing Indian films ever as per the field workplace.
Bharat (2019): The movie that stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles, is the current blockbuster that was released on Eid by Salman. Priyanka Chopra Jonas was first roped in for the function that was performed by Kaif after Priyanka opted out of the movie.
‘Bharat’ was theatrically released in India on 5 June 2019, on the event of Eid and turned out to be a success with an incomes of Rs 42.30 crores worldwide on its first day, changing into Khan`s greatest opening day launch as per field workplace. It garnered Rs 325.58 crore in whole.
Meanwhile, this checklist doesn`t finish right here for Salman Khan as his a lot-awaited movie `Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai` co-starring Disha Patani and Jackie Shroff in lead roles, released on the event of Eid-ul-Fitr on May 13, this 12 months. The movie is accessible on ZEE5 with ZEE`s pay-per-view service ZEEPlex on the ZEE5 OTT platform and all main DTH operators.
The film will launch in over 40 nations, together with a theatrical launch in main abroad markets on May 13, 2021. The motion flick directed by Prabhudeva was earlier scheduled to launch on Eid 2020, however it couldn’t see the gentle of the day due to the closing of movie theatres owing to coronavirus-induced lockdown.