Mumbai, Feb 9 (): Salman Khan’s latest film ‘Jai Ho’, has earned Rs 166.33 crore up to its second weekend at the worldwide box office. The announcement was made by Eros International and this Salman Khan starrer has become the first film to cross the 100 crore mark at the box office in the calendar year 2014. So far, Salman has six films in his kitty that had entered the 100 crore club.
Trade analyst and film critic tweeted, “Salman Khan has the maximum ₹ 100 cr+ grossers. 6 films so far. India biz only… Details in next tweet”.
“#ETT 198.78 cr, #Dabangg2 155 cr, #Bodyguard 148.86 cr, #Dabangg 138.88 cr, #Ready 119.78 cr, #JaiHo 110.78 cr [till Wk 2]”.
The 100 crore club of Salman Khan started with Dabangg and continued through Ready, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger and Dabangg-2. The actor’s latest movie Jai Ho surpassed Rs.100 crore mark in the domestic market in 10 days. In its second week, the political drama has urpassed “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”,a total of Rs 108.93 crore and is now eyeing to beat “Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela” earnings.
Jai Ho was expected to match the records of Shah Rukh Khan’s Chennai Express, Hirthik Roshan’s Krrish 3 or Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3. But, the collections of Jai Ho were moderate and had failed to lead all other films.
Meanwhile, Aamir Khan has two 200 crore movies in his kitty. Taran tweeted, “Aamir Khan has 2 films in ₹ 200 cr Club: #Dhoom3 284.27 cr, #3Idiots 202.47 cr and 1 film in ₹ 100 cr Club: #Ghajini 114 cr”.
Shah Rukh Khan has one 200 crore movie and three of his films have crossed 100 crores. Taran tweeted, “SRK has 1 film in ₹ 200 cr Club: #CE 227.13 cr and 3 films in ₹ 100 cr Club: #JTHJ 120.85 cr, #RaOne 114.29 cr, #Don2 106.71 cr”.
Above all, in the director’s list Rohit Shetty leads the table with the most collections. Taran tweeted, “Amongst directors, Rohit Shetty is the only director with 4 100 cr+ grossers: #ChennaiExpress, #Golmaal3, #BolBachchan and #Singham”.