Dhoom 3, Chennai Express: Hindi Movies that earned Rs 100 crores the FASTEST!
These days, it's not about just entering the Rs 100 crore club any more -- it's about how fast you did it, and of course, whether you can go past it and enter the Rs 200 crore club!
Dhoom 3 has set new box office records, and as of now, tops the list of films that have made Rs 100 crores the fastest -- it managed this feat in just three days.
We take a look at movies that have crossed the Rs 100 crore mark the fastest, and in record time.
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Image: Katrina Kaif and Aamir Khan in Dhoom 3
Chennai Express (2013)
Chennai Express, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, had paid previews a day before its official release date, and reached the Rs 100 crore mark on Day Four.
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Image: Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in Chennai Express
Krrish 3 (2013)
Hrithik Roshan's superhero movie Krrish 3 took five days to cross the Rs 100 crore mark.
It made Rs 130 crore by the end of the first week.
Image: Hrithik Roshan in Krrish 3
Ek Tha Tiger/ Dabangg 2 (2012)
Ek Tha Tiger crossed the Rs 100 crore mark in a record six days, making it the fastest Hindi film to reach the new benchmark of success until then.
In fact, at the end of six days, it made Rs 120 crores at the box office.
Later that year, Salman Khan's other release of the year Dabangg 2 joined the list at six days as well.
Image: Katrina Kaif and Salman Khan in Ek Tha Tiger and Salman Khan in Dabangg 2
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) / Bodyguard (2011)
Ranbir Kapoor-Deepika Padukone starrer Yeh Jawaani Hai Hai Deewani crossed Rs 100 crores in seven days, as did Salman Khan-Kareena Kapoor starrer Bodyguard.
Image: Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor in Bodyguard
3 Idiots (2009)
Aamir Khan's 3 Idiots takes sixth spot with nine days.
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, it also starred R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi, and is one of the biggest blockbusters in Hindi cinema.
Image: R Madhavan, Aamir Khan and Sharman Joshi in 3 Idiots
Salman Khan features in the list yet again with his 2010 hit Dabangg. Dabangg, co-starring Sonakshi Sinha, made Rs 100 crores within 10 days of its release.
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Image: Sonakshi Sinha and Salman Khan in Sabbang
Agneepath (2012), Ra.One (2011)
Hrithik Roshan's Agneepath released on a Wednesday and Shah Rukh Khan's Ra.One released on a Thursday, so both films enjoyed a long weekend.
Both films reached the Rs 100 crore mark in 11 days.
Image: Priyanka Chopra and Hrithik Roshan in Agneepath, Shah Rukh Khan in Ra.One
Golmaal 3 (2010)
Like Salman Khan, director Rohit Shetty is another hit-maker.
His film Golmaal 3 made Rs 100 crores at the box office in 14 days.
It starred Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Arshad Warsi and Tusshar Kapoor.
Image: Shreyas Talpade, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor in Golmaal 3
Ready, Don 2 (2011)
Salman Khan's Ready and Shah Rukh Khan's Don 2 earned Rs 100 crores in 15 days.
Image: Salman Khan and Asin in Ready, Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra in Don 2
Bol Bachchan (2012)
Rohit Shetty's Bol Bachchan reached the success benchmark in 20 days.
The film starred Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan and Prachi Desai.
Image: Ajay Devgn, abhishek Bachchan in Bol Bachchan