If you had to count on anyone to better their box office records every year, it is Salman Khan. And with a sequel to a film that received so much love in Ek Tha Tiger (2012), this was always going to aim for the highest. And after breaking innumerable records at the box office, it is time to look at the top shelf of the record columns. The Christmas release has capitalised on its holidays and it is certain to make the cut among the biggies. So now that it is up there, we take a look at the records that Tiger Zinda Hai is yet to beat.
Highest lifetime grosser for Salman Khan: Bajrangi Bhaijaan is the actor’s highest grosser yet with a lifetime collection of Rs 320.34 crore.
Highest Christmas grosser ever: Aamir Khan’s Dangal is the highest grosser ever for a Christmas release with a lifetime collection of Rs 387.38 crore.
Highest Bollywood Action Franchise ever: Dhoom series is the highest Bollywood action grosser ever with a total of Rs 783 crore from 3 films. Salman’s film coupled with Ek Tha Tiger stands only Rs 53 crore short. ALSO READ: Tiger Zinda Hai Box Office Collection Day 11: Salman Khan – Katrina Kaif’s Film Bags Rs 272.79 Crore On The New Year
Highest lifetime domestic grosser in India: Baahubali 2’s Hindi dubbed version earned Rs 510 crore at the box office, an ambitious target for the Salman – Katrina actioner.
Highest lifetime grosser ever in Bollywood: Aamir Khan’s Dangal which stands at a mammoth Rs 2000 crore in cumulative box office gross.
Tiger Zinda Hai is deemed as a worthy sequel to Kabir Khan’s 2012 blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger which starred Salman and Katrina, the last film they did together before this one. TZH saw them reprise their roles of RAW and ISI agents Tiger and Zoya respectively. It has been five years since Salman Khan and former girlfriend Katrina Kaif fans have been waiting for their reunion on the big screen and filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar decided to fulfill their wish. Ever since Tiger Zinda Hai release, the fans cannot get enough of Tiger and Zoya. Keep following this space for more updates.