Bollywood 100 Crore Films

Ghajini was the first film to cross 100 crores at the Indian box office. Couple of years later, Aamir Khan returned with 3 Idiots and not only crossed 100, but hit a double century, a record that still stands.

Today, 100 crores is no longer a big deal. With Ek Tha Tiger, Salman Khan smashed a century in 5-6 days and his 2011 EID release Bodyguard crossed 100 crores in just 7 days.

Ajay Devgn and Salman Khan hold the record for the most films in the 100 crore club – both have 4 films each. Shahrukh Khan has three (Ra One, Don 2, Jab Tak Hai Jaan).

In 2012, there were 3 new entrants into the coveted club – Hrithik Roshan was the first this year as Agneepath did 120 crore of business in India. Akshay Kumar followed it up with two films (Rowdy Rathore, Housefull 2) and Ranbir Kapoor also hit a century with the critically acclaimed Barfi!

Full List of 100 Crore Films in Bollywood

  • 1. Ghajini (Aamir Khan, Asin)
  • 2. 3 Idiots (Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor)
  • 3. Dabangg (Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha)
  • 4. Golmaal 3 (Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor)
  • 5. Ready (Salman Khan, Asin)
  • 6. Singham (Ajay Devgn, Kajal Agarwal)
  • 7. Bodyguard (Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor)
  • 8. Ra One (Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor)
  • 9. Don 2 (Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra)
  • 10. Agneepath (Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt)
  • 11. Housefull 2 (Akshay Kumar, Asin, John Abraham)
  • 12. Rowdy Rathore (Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha)
  • 13. Bol Bachchan (Ajay Devgn, Asin, Abhishek Bachchan)
  • 14. Barfi (Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D’Cruz)
  • 15. Ek Tha Tiger (Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif)
  • 16. Jab Tak Hai Jaan (Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma)
  • 17. Son Of Sardar (Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Sanjay Dutt)


  • Here is the list of 100 crores Top 10 films after adjusting inflation as per BOI. Present tax rate 25% considered

    1.HAHK- Adj. Gross- 310 cr, 230 cr Nett
    2.Gadar- Adj Gross- 286 cr, 214 cr Nett
    3.Three Idiots- 203 cr Nett
    4.DDLJ- Adj Gross- 268 cr, 202 cr Nett
    5.Sholay- Adj Nett Gross- 163 cr
    6.Raja Hindustani- Adj Gross- 207 cr, 154 cr Nett
    7.KKHH- Adj Gross- 200 cr, 150 cr Nett
    8. Bodyguard- 141 cr Nett
    9. Dabangg- 140 cr Nett
    10.K3G- Adj Gross- 175 cr, 135 cr Nett

    Maximum Footfalls in the history as per BOI are

    1. Sholay- Not Specified
    2.Gadar- 4.07 crores
    3.HAHK- 3.51 crores
    4.DDLJ- 2.90 crores
    5.Raja Hindustani-2.83 crores
    6.Three Idiots- 2.5 crores

    4.07 crores footfalls today will give around 325-350 crores Nett. Thank You


  • @Arjun Singh.. But dont you think that the footfalls would have been lesser even if Gadar released today? Video Piracy, word-of-mouth spreads quicker and also increased prices of tickets?


  • salman has 4 100cr grossers it can be understood that he dominates the indian boxoffice without doubt but ajay has 4 also which is irritating because he is not consitent…..he has 4 100cr grossers but in last 6 year,,from 2007 to present he has done 23 movies as in main lead and has only 8 hits and 15 flops….
    i mean he is so inconsistent that he is not even near to khans…..khans are still topping the chart…they are unique…..khans have given back to bcak htis….not like ajay….15 flops and 8 hits…..


  • @aakash: It’s only logical that if Ajay makes 5 Movies in ONE Year , then the risk will be a higher, that one or two of his films will not be successfully! -,-

    In contrast to the Khans who make only 1-2 films in a year!!

    But Ajay has even managed to make four HITS in ONE(2010) year!

    tell me which actor(which Khan!) has done it so far?


  • It is not surprising to see Ajay having the maximum number of films in the list. He is definitely less popular than the Khans, Akshay and Hrithik, but he has been doing films, a LOT of them, which instantly strike a chord with the masses, and most of them are bound to make it to 100 crores.
    I have made a prediction of how the top 10 list might look one year down the line.

    1. Dhoom 2 (Aamir Khan and Dhoom, enough said!) 200-250 cr
    2. Krrish 2 (Single screens and kids are gonna go crazy) 200 – 250 cr
    3. Chennai Express (Rohit Shetty and SRK) 180 – 220 cr
    4. 3 Idiots
    5. Kick (Salman in action comedy, repetiton is the downside) 180 – 220 cr
    7. Peekay (Genre not clear, but a fat total is guaranteed) 160 – 220 cr
    6. Ek Tha Tiger
    8. Dabangg 2 150 – 180cr
    9. Naam Hai Boss (Akshay in action mode) 140 – 170 cr
    10. Brindavanam remake (family drama, could go higher if well-accepted) 130 – 180 cr

    According to this list, Ajay Devgan will not feature in top 10 despite the release of Himmatwala and Satyagraha. Akshay’s OUATIM has a chance of making it depending on the content. Salman would still dominate but in the lower end. This is purely speculation but repetition could work against him next year. With two releases, Aamir would have struck back like never before. SRK’s Happy New Year is another dark horse, but chances look very slim. The 100 crore “barrier” would no longer exist, and 200 cr would be the new media and public obsession.



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