‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ beats ‘Golmaal Again’! Becomes the highest Bollywood grosser of 2017

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s magic has worked wonderfully at the box office. Ali Abbas Zafar’s ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ started on a brilliant note commercially and continued its great run on weekdays too.

The film on Thursday collected approx. Rs 15.75 crore, taking the first week total to Rs 206.25 crore. In just seven days, Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer has beaten the lifetime collection of Ajay Devgn-starrer ‘Golmaal Again’. Till date it was the Rohit Shetty directorial which was the highest Bollywood grosser of 2017 with the collection on Rs 205.33 crore, but now it’s ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’.

‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ will surely show a growth at the box office in its second weekend as there’s no competition. Plus, it is still the vacation season going on. If the movie collects around Rs 50 crore in its second weekend, then the lifetime surely looks around or more than Rs 300 crore.

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While Salman has balanced the year with a flop (‘Tubelight’) and a blockbuster, ‘TZH’ is surely the hit that Katrina Kaif required. (Also Read: Tiger Zinda Hai movie review: Tiger is back with a lot of swag in this massy entertainer)

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Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor’s ‘Dhadak’ is finally live in the theaters and this debutant couple is garnering excellent reviews from critics and the audience as well for their excellent performance in the film.

The film which is a remake of the hit Marathi film ‘Sairat’ has opened on a good note at the box office. ‘Dhadak’ had a morning occupancy of 35% to 40% and with a total of 2791 screens worldwide (India: 2235 Overseas: 556) the film is set to register good numbers on day one at the box office.

Filmmaker Shashank Khaitan recently said that he is feeling happy the way his film turned out to be.  There was not a trace of nervousness about Khaitan during the screening of the film. When asked about his feeling. He said, “I am feeling calm and composed because of the way this film has turned out to be. I am really happy with it.”

“The gun has been fired and now nothing is in our hands. So, I am just excited about the audience reaction. Praying that they will like the film.”

Talking about the initial response to ‘Dhadak’ from the film industry, Khaitan said, “Till now, everything is going good. Our friends, families and crew are really excited to see the final product.”

“We will know honest reaction tomorrow once it gets released among the audience but as of now, I am feeling good as many people have seen it and tweeted about it on the social media. We are really happy with the film and excited to know audience reaction.”

When asked about producer Karan Johar‘s reaction after watching the film, Khaitan said, “I am standing here happy that means he has praised the film. Karan is really happy and he said he was proud to have made this movie but it is not right we praise our own film. We want audience to watch the film and talk about it.”

‘Dhadak’ is a romantic drama. It is directed by Shashank Khaitan, produced by Dharma Productions and Zee Studios.

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'Sanju' beats 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' becomes the fourth highest grosser of Bollywood!

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Ever since its release, Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Sanju’ starring Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt has been on a dream run at the box office. The film has now surpassed the lifetime collection of  Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, emerging to be the fourth highest grosser of all time.

Going strong in its third week, ‘Sanju’ has been breaking major records at the box office. After creating a record with the phenomenal numbers on its opening day, the film has been raking all the moolah at the box office. The Rajkumar Hirani directorial has crossed over Rs 323.39 crores in three weeks and is still running strong at the box office.

After ‘Dangal’ (387.39 crores), PK (339.5 crores ) and  ‘Tiger Zinda Hai‘ (339.16 crores), ‘Sanju’ has now become the fourth highest grossing Bollywood film.

‘Sanju’ depicts the life of actor Sanjay Dutt right from his younger days to his conviction. The film also highlighted various aspects of the actor’s life like drug abuse, his affairs, relationship with parents and friends, and his inner conflicts.

Apart from Ranbir Kapoor, the film’s ensemble cast boast of Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Vicky Kaushal, Sonam Kapoor and Dia Mirza amongst others.

Produced by Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films in association with Fox Star Studios, ‘Sanju’ is running successfully all over.

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