Wednesday, 28th December 11:30 AM IST
Top 16 Worldwide And Overseas Opening Weekends In 2016, SULTAN On Top, Dangal At The Second Spot
2014 proved to be a bad year at box office for Bollywood and that is why there was great hope from 2015. But even 2015 remained flat in terms of business and 2016 is also on similar levels as last year. Big films have underperformed and now flow of big releases start with 'Housefull 3'.
'Fan' topped the chart over weekend in terms of worldwide gross as it collected 52.35 cr nett (70 cr gross) in India and 45 cr in overseas. Now 'Housefull 3' has collected 26.77 cr in overseas and approx 71.30 cr gross in India over the weekend. 'Airlift' had 78 cr gross over weekend. 'Baaghi' has worldwide gross of 64 cr and 'Kapoor & Sons' had 56 cr worldwide gross.'Udta Punjab' has collected 54 cr gross worldwide which was 6th best in 2016.Salman Khan starrer 'Sultan' took thunderous opening and collected 211 cr worldwide gross which was by far best in 2016 and 3rd best of all time. VarunDhawan starrer 'Dishoom' collected 65 cr worldwide number over weekend which was best of his career (except 'Dilwale').
'Rustom' collected huge 90 cr nett over weekend worldwide which was 4th best in 2016 and 'Mohenjodaro' collected 59 cr over weekend worldwide which was 8th best. 'Baar Baar Dekho' collected 42 cr worldwide gross which was poor 12th best of the year. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil collected 41.5 cr in overseas and 46.5 gross in India, with total of 88 cr. Dear Zindagi' collected 4 million $ (27.5 cr) over the weekend in overseas which was good considering director and genre. 'Befikre' managed 47 cr gross over weekend in India and 1.85 million $ (12 cr) in overseas. The year ends with Dangal grabbing the second spot with 9 million in the overseas opening and gross 200 crore worldwide collection.
Below are the top 17 worldwide gross opening weekends at box office in 2016 -
Opening Weekend Collection (cr INR)
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Kapoor & Sons
Ki & Ka
Baar Baar Dekho
Below are the top 17 overseas opening weekends in 2016 -
Opening Weekend Collection (Dollars)