'Roy' scored at box office on its opening day as film collected 10 cr nett plus though it dropped badly later. 'Tevar' opened well but it had same fate later on. 'Baby' trended well but had rather average day one of 9.30 cr nett.
'Badlapur' had rather good opening day at 7 cr nett which is 4th best as of now. This was good considering adult content and makeover of Varun Dhawan. 'NH 10' opened to good numbers and collected 3.35 cr nett on opening day. 'Shamitabh' collected 3.50 cr nett on day one and 'Dolly Ki Doli' had 2.55 cr nett opening day. 'Ek Paheli Leela' opened to 5.30 cr nett on opening day which is 5th best in 2015. Emraan Hashmi delivered another disappointing film Mr X with poor opening day numbers of 4.50 cr nett which was 6th best in 2015. But silver-lining of box office finally came with Akshay Kumar starrer 'Gabbar Is Back' which collected 13.05 cr nett on opening day. 'Piku' collected 5.32 cr nett on opening day which was 6th best of 2015. 'Bombay Velvet' opened to bad reviews and pathetic numbers of 5.20 cr nett on opening day.
Kangana Ranaut scored with another gem of the film as 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' collected 4th best opening day of 2015 with 8.75 cr nett. Multistarrer 'Dil Dhadakane Do' had 2nd best opening of 2015 with 10.53 cr nett on opening day. But then came Varun Dhawan starrer 'ABCD 2' and that tops the opening day of 2015 by some margin with 14.30 cr nett. Film found acceptance across the country which speaks about stardom of lead hero and this total could had been close to 15.50 if rain did not play spoil sport in Mumbai. Then came 1st big release of 2015 and Salman Khan starrer 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' scored 27.25 cr nett on day one, highest pre Eid day collection ever. This was also highest opening day in 2015. Ajay Devgn starrer 'Drishyam' collected 8.05 cr nett on opening day which is 8th best of 2015. Akshay Kumar - Siddharth Malhotra starrer 'Brothers' packed solid punch with 15.20 cr nett opening day which is highest ever for Akshay Kumar beating 15.10 cr of 'Rowdy Rathore' and 2nd highest in 2015 beating 'ABCD 2'.
Saif And Katrina starrer 'Phantom' scored 8.46 cr nett on opening day which was 9th best opening of 2015. Comedy sequel 'Welcome Back' managed to score big on opening day due to franchise value with 14.35 cr nett. Debut film of starkids backed by superstar Salman Khan 'Hero' collected good 6.85 cr nett on day one which was 14th best opening of the year. Imran - Kangana starrer disappointed with only 5.28 cr nett on opening day which was 17th best. And then came the biggest surprise of year in form of Kapil Sharma starrer 'Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon' which opened to huge numbers of 10.15 cr nett aided by Bakri - Eid holiday. Akshay Kumar starrer 'Singh Is Bliing' scored biggest opening for star on national holiday with 20.67 cr nett number but still it was lower than opening of 'Bang Bang' and 'Besharam', two films released on same date in previous two years.
Comeback vehicle of Aishwarya Rai 'Jazbaa' collected 4.23 cr which is 23rd best of 2015. Another sequel 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2' opened big with 6.80 cr nett on opening day which was 15th best of the year. Shahid and Alia starrer 'Shaandaar' collected 13.10 cr nett which was 6th best of the year. With his 2nd release in 2015, Salman Khan scored huge 40.35 cr nett in Hindi and 1.65 cr nett in Tamil-Telugu verison with opening day total of 41 cr nett (40.35 cr nett in Hindi). This was 2nd highest ever and highest in 2015 opening day. Ranbir -Deepika starrer 'Tamasha'collected 10.94 cr nett on opening day which was 9th best of the year. 'Hate Story 3' collected big 9.72 cr nett on opening day which was 13th best of the year. Last two big releases of the year clashed and that is why both were below expectations. SRK starrer 'Dilwale' collected 21 cr nett on opening day which was 3rd best and 'Bajirao Mastani' collected 12.80 cr nett which was 10th best of the year.
Below are the top 33 opening days at box office in 2015 -
Opening Day Collection (Cr Nett)
* including Tamil & Telugu versions