Box Office Verdicts: First Half 2013

The first half of 2013 was good for Bollywood as business saw a jump of around 10% from the same period last year. 87 films released between January and June, with total collections of around 1,225 crores.

While the first half of 2012 had major grossers like Hrithik Roshan’s Agneepath, Akshay Kumar’s Housefull 2 and Rowdy Rathore, the biggest grossers of the first half of 2013 were Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Race 2 and Aashiqui 2.

YJHD was expected to cross the 100 crore mark, but the Ranbir Kapoor starrer went on to create history by collecting a mind-boggling Rs 187 crore net (by far the highest for a non-holiday release).

The biggest surprise of the year was Aashiqui 2. Produced by Vishesh Films and T-Series at a budget of around 16 crore including print and marketing, the Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor starrer collected Rs 83 crore at the domestic box-office.


Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (187 crore)
Aashiqui 2 (83 crore)


Jolly LLB (31 crore)
Chashme Baddoor (42 crore)
Fukrey (38 crore)
Raanjhanaa (50 crore+)


Race 2 (93 crore)
Special 26 (66 crore)
Kai Po Che (44 crore)
Anybody Can Dance (38 crore)

The second half of 2013 has much bigger releases like Chennai Express, Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobaara, Besharam, Boss, Krrish 3 and Dhoom 3. These films alone might collect 1000 crores or more!



krishna:  (July 4, 2013 at 10:33 am)

ouatimd and boss will be sureshot blockbusters.

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RAJ:  (July 4, 2013 at 10:42 am)

So YJHD is not ATBB ?

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Serious:  (July 4, 2013 at 10:53 am)

At d end of 2013
2.KRRISH 3 -- BB

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Belle:  (July 4, 2013 at 11:02 am)

@indicine ABCD is a Hit. It’s a small budget film.

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aaa111:  (July 4, 2013 at 11:05 am)

@indicine why BOI num for race2 n producers num for yjhd??

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Belle:  (July 4, 2013 at 11:08 am)

After the success of ABCD, brothers Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan have decided to co-direct its sequel, titled ABCD: Any Body Can Direct.

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Sanal:  (July 4, 2013 at 11:13 am)

CE -- 170 Crs
OUATIMD -- 120 crs
Krrish 3 -- 190 crs
Dhoom 3 -- 210 crs

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Virat Kohli:  (July 4, 2013 at 11:15 am)

Special 26…66 + crore. Surprising!!!

it didn’t deserve even this much.

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Aryan:  (July 4, 2013 at 11:45 am)

Race 2 can call a hit film.

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himanshu:  (July 4, 2013 at 12:01 pm)

first half is decent…but d second half has many big films…shahrukh, hrithik, akshay, ranbeer, saif, aamir all have their big films lined up in d coming 5 months..nd yes @indicine u r rite these films can alone made 1000cr+

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Romance Express:  (July 4, 2013 at 12:21 pm)

Race2 col 104cr officially, all data are official then why race2 show 93cr

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JC:  (July 4, 2013 at 12:24 pm)

Don’t be surprised if this year’s biggest hit is that of Ranbir with Besharam.

I know there is D3 and K3 too, but Ranbir is becoming huge and if the Dabangg director weaves his magic once again, then sky is the limit.

My view is based on his recent hits, which is just unimaginable -- an average romantic movie fetches 180+ crs and a deaf and dumb character movie goes on to collect 100+ Cr.

This is no fluke, and hence i guess Besharam is going to create some record.

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babaji ki booti:  (July 4, 2013 at 12:28 pm)

CE-70 crores
OUATIMD-145 crores
KRRISH3-210 crores
BOSS-120 crores
BESHARAM-120 crores
TOTAL-865 crores
sorry indicine,,it doesn’t makes 1000 crores.

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Romance Express:  (July 4, 2013 at 12:31 pm)

@indicine team plz correct race2 col, its 104cr officially otherwise cor all films data acc to boi.

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Nilesh:  (July 4, 2013 at 12:39 pm)

Looking forward for Krish 3.

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Ashish Gupta:  (July 4, 2013 at 1:08 pm)

Chennai Express = 190Cr
Satyagrah = 75Cr
Besharam = 135Cr
Boss = 95Cr
KRRISH3 = 195Cr
Dhoom3 = 205Cr
TOTAL = 1000Cr ;-)
So YES, the biggies of 2nd Half can collect 1000Crores if you also include ‘Satyragrah’
Most Importantly lets hope all of them have good content providing wholesome entertainment.

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Belle:  (July 4, 2013 at 1:17 pm)

@Aryan The budget of Race 2 was around 85 cr. It would have been a Hit if it collected at least 120 cr.

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messy:  (July 4, 2013 at 1:19 pm)

END of 2014
dhoom3 -- 250 cr.
k3 -- 210 cr.
besharm -- 175 cr.
boss -- 155 cr.
ouatimd -- 140 cr.
ce -- 125 cr.
satyagarh -- 105 cr.

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Sameer:  (July 4, 2013 at 1:22 pm)

I got fed up with the double standard of indicine from last few months.. They show the official datas for few movies which they support and the boi datas for movies which they don’t like. And also before few days they declared yjhd as atbb and now as blockbuster only.. Stop doing this indicine. You are losing your reputation now a days because of such activities and i always get disappointed from you due to such double standards.

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JM:  (July 4, 2013 at 1:25 pm)

My predictions (Minimum-Maximum):

CE : 132-135 cr
OUATIMD : 145-155 cr
Boss : 120-135 cr
Besharam : 115-130 cr
Krrish 3 : 190-205 cr
Dhoom:3 : 200-215 cr

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JM:  (July 4, 2013 at 1:27 pm)

OUATIMD : 140-150 cr
Dhoom:3 : 200-210 cr

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Romance Express:  (July 4, 2013 at 1:28 pm)

Besaram become average grosser, phata poster nikla hero and rambo rajkumar jointly col 200cr plus.

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Babaji:  (July 4, 2013 at 2:26 pm)

Expect good hits in medium budget films like Rambo Rajkumar,Bullet Raja and Phata poster Nikla Hero.

Eagerly awaiting for Shahid Kapoor for a strong comeback.

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hrithik:  (July 4, 2013 at 2:30 pm)

At the end of the year the list will be:

1. Dhoom 3

2. Krissh 3

3. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

4. Chennai Express or OUATIMA (both will have neck to neck competition n one movie will edge past depends on content or wom)

5. Besharam

6. Satyagraha

7. Boss or Aashiqui 2

8. Aashiqui 2 or Boss

9. Race 2

10. Bhag Mikha Bhag or Special 26

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Just bring it bitch:  (July 4, 2013 at 2:38 pm)

Agar Yjhd se zayada beshram collect karti hai toh mai rk ko biggest superstar of india maan lunga agar nahi toh rk same goes too vivek oberai most overratted yjhd work only beacuse of summer vacation and post i.p.l. Which becomes favrt date of actors agar rk ek solo hit with competion de deta hai then he deserve a staus of superstar otherwise nochance

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