Happy New Year movie has broken Dhoom 3 first weekend box office record and made direct entry into top spot as far as opening 3 days is concerned. HNY has also minted over 100 crore nett in 3 days flat and be the 2nd film ever after Dhoom 3 to do so. In fact film has collected nearly 9 crore more than 100. This is just fantastic. Chennai Express is at 3rd position in the coveted list.
We have total 4 films of 2014 in Top 10 Opening Weekend list and those are HNY, Kick, Singham Returns and Bang Bang. Out of these only Kick has managed to go over 200 crore nett and have to wait and see if and when HNY do so.
Interestingly 3 Idiots and Ek Tha Tiger which are 5th and 6th highest grosser of all time are not in all time opening list of opening weekend. However both those films recorded excellent trending in weekdays which is noteworthy.
Top Opening Weekend of All Time Bollywood Movies (3 days only) -
1. Happy New Year (2014) - 108.8 crore nett (approx).
2. Dhoom 3 (2013) - 107.55 crore nett.
3. Chennai Express (2013) - 93.65 crore nett [100.15 crore nett including Thursday Paid Preview].
4. Kick (2014) - 83.65 crore nett.
5. Singham Returns (2014) - 77.5 crore nett.
6. Krrish 3 (2013) - 71.9 crore nett.
7. Bang Bang (2014) - 71.5 crore nett.
8. Dabangg 2 (2012) - 64.9 crore nett.
9. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) - 62.1 crore nett.
10. Jai Ho (2014) - 60.35 crore nett.