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Hindi Movies that earned Rs 100 crores the FASTEST!

Last updated on: August 22, 2012 13:50 IST

Image: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in Ek Tha Tiger
Rs 100 crore is the new benchmark for success in the Hindi film industry.
 
Like director Kabir Khan said before his film's release, "If Ek Tha Tiger's collections stop at Rs 100 crore, then people will say the film is a disaster."

He's obviously got what he wanted.

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. In fact, at the end of six days, it made Rs 120 crores at the box office.

We look at other Hindi films that crossed the Rs 100 crore mark the fastest, and in record time.

Read the review here

Bodyguard (2011)

Image: Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor in Bodyguard
Salman Khan simply broke his own record that he made with Bodyguard last year.
 
The film, co-starring Kareena Kapoor, made Rs 100 crores in just seven days.
 

3 Idiots (2009)

Image: R Madhavan, Aamir Khan and Sharman Joshi in 3 Idiots
Aamir Khan's 3 Idiots takes third 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.

Dabbang (2010)

Image: Salman Khan in Dabbang
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.
 

Agneepath (2012), Ra.One (2011)

Image: Hrithik Roshan in Agneepath and Shah Rukh Khan in Ra.One
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.
Read the Ra.One review here

Golmaal 3 (2010)

Image: Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor and Shreyas Talpade in Golmaal 3
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.
 

Ready, Don 2 (2011)

Image: Salman Khan and Asin in Ready; Shah Rukh Khan in Don 2
Salman Khan's Ready and Shah Rukh Khan's Don 2 earned Rs 100 crores in 15 days.
 

Read the Don 2 review here

Bol Bachchan (2012)

Image: A scene from Bol Bachchan
Rohit Shetty's Bol Bachchan reached the success benchmark in 20 days.
 
The film starred Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan and Prachi Desai.
 

Singham (2011)

Image: Ajay Devgn in Singham
Singham is Ajay Devgn's third film in the Rs 100 crore list.

The film entered the club in 50 days.