7 Salman Khan Blockbusters released on EID
If there is one fixture in the Indian Film Industry, it’s Eid weekend strictly reserved for Salman Khan. On the other hand, Christmas is reserved for Aamir while Divali for Shah Rukh.
Let’s take a look at the previous blockbusters of Bhai that have been released on this auspicious occasion.
- Wanted (2009): In his patented goon/cop avatar, Salman got the revival he needed and set the ball rolling for his future Eid hits. BO collection: 63 Crores.
- Dabangg (2010): Exactly a year later, Dabangg was released which turned into an even bigger hit than Wanted. It was the fastest movie of that time to reach the 100 crore mark. Salman’s portrayal of Chulbul Pandey was iconic.
BO collection: 140 Crores.
- Bodyguard (2011): The movie became the second film in history to cross the 150 crore mark.
BO collection: 151 Crores.
- Ek Tha Tiger (2012): This movie was the perfect casting coup as it starred Salman Khan and ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif. With its amazing soundtrack, this Yash Raj movie came very close to the 200 Crore mark.
BO collection: 199 Crores.
- Kick (2014): Having missed a year of Eid success with his film Jai Ho, Salman fans had high expectations from the 2014 Eid release. Suffice to say, Bhai didn’t let anyone down as this film entered the 200 Crore club.
BO collection: 232 Crores.
- Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015): Salman Khan’s entry into the 300 crore club came with this mega Blockbuster hit directed by Kabir Khan.
BO collection: 321 Crores.
- Sultan (2016): Fans and critics both loved him in the character of a wrestler.
BO collection: 300 Crores.