Can Sultan break Happy New Year opening day record?

Note: Sultan is going to release in just about 5 days. We will be sharing some of the records that Sultan has the potential to break.

We all know highest opening day record belongs to Shahrukh Khan's Happy New Year. Salman's PRDP come close to break that record last year on Diwali. Currently, only these two films have crossed 40 cr mark.

Coming back to Sultan, it is carrying extraordinary buzz and hype. The controversies like Arijit Singh apology or Salman's rape women comment will have a zero effect on the collections as far opening is concerned. If the film released on Eid day, 40+ opening day is on the cards but it will be interesting to see how far it can go further. Some sources claim that Sultan is not a complete commercial film and mainly relies on the content. Eid is a big holiday still the word of mouth can play an important part in the evening. In that case, 40 cr will be considered as an excellent number.

However if the Eid falls on 7th July, then it will have no chance to break HNY record and will be targeting 30+ cr on its first day.

Check out the list of top 10 highest first day of Bollywood movies in India.

FilmRelease Collection (Cr)
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo201540.35
Happy New Year201440.02
Dhoom 3201336.22
Tiger Zinda Hai201733.75
Chennai Express201333.12
Ek Tha Tiger201232.93
Sighnam Returns201432.09
Golmaal Again201730.14
Race 3201829.71
Bang Bang201427.54
Bajrangi Bhaijaan201527.25
Baaghi 2201825.10
MSD The Untold Story201621.30
Dabangg 2201221.10
Krrish 3201319.50
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani201319.45
Jai Ho 201417.75
Singh Is Bling201516.98
Ek Villain201416.72
Judwaa 2201716.10
Ram Leela201316.0
Don 2201115.30
Jab Harry Met Sejal201715.25
Jab Tak Hai Jaan201215.23
Housefull 3201615.21
Race 2201315.12
Rowdy Rathore201215.10
Welcome Back201514.35
ABCD 2201514.30
Rustom 201614.11
Housefull 2201214.0
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil201613.30
Jolly LLB 2201713.20
Toilet Ek Prem Katha201713.10
Gabbar Is Back201513.05
Tees Maar Khan201013.0
Bajirao Mastani201512.80
3 Idiots200912.78
Grand Masti201312.51

Salman Khan - 4 Films
Shahrukh Khan - 2 Films
Aamir Khan - 2 Films
Hrithik Roshan - 1 Film
Ajay Devgn - 1 Film

20 comments on “Can Sultan break Happy New Year opening day record?”

  1. No way Sultan can break HNY record as Day after Diwali is the biggest in India Holiday in India if you compare it to EID , just like christmas in other country and EID in Islamic country...

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  3. The movie will break opening day box office of hny in Islamic countries such as Pakistan,use but will fall short in India.....

  4. Good game @bollyarena!
    On one hand u say that u didnt track the collections of hny so u got no explaination about how it did 44.97 on day 1! On the other hand u r comparing Sultan with a record u didnt track! Generating publicity? I guess u should stick to the movies which u tracked or else start giving explainations for records which r manipulated!!

  5. Not only HNY,s record in danger,each n every existing record will fall on the wayside due to the exceptional tsunami power of Sultan...Just wait n watch guys...Salman Khan,s movies r record breakers for the last 3 to 4 years during Eid time...Quite confident n positive about Sultan emerging ATHGOY guys ?

  6. There are slight chances that Sultan may cross opening day biz of HNY but it cant be sured thay it will.

  7. It is every chance to break hny ..record...ett nobody accept movie earn 30 cr ..but it earn..!

  8. bollyarena is only site to wrote against sultan u are always biased review again Salman Khan movie

  9. Hi everyone wait for 2 days Saudi announce on Monday which day eid Tuesday eid in gcc then wenesday eid in India. First day ka record ho baa ho weekend hai to solid hai jo sallu bhai gift mila hai extend weekend Aur 4 days holidays mashallah

  10. if eid on 6th then sallu have chance to break the record of hny other wise no chance....

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