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Top 10 Highest Opening day (1st day) Grossers of 2016

The third quarter of 2016 is almost over for Bollywood, it has been a mixed one as  per the box office reports. If we talk about the opening day box office numbers,Salman Khan starrer Sultan, which had released on this Eid 2016, has shattered all the box office records of this year and opened with record Rs 36.54 crore. Shushant Singh Rajput starrer biopic of M.S Dhoni left Akshay’s Airlift and Rustom and makes the place at second in the list of Top 10 Highest Opening day (1st day) Grossers of 2016.

Let’s find out the Bollywood’s top 10 highest opening day grosser of 2016 and see which film is placed in which position.

At the moment, this list of Top 10 first day grossers of 2016 is shuffling rapidly. After M.S. Dhoni, Shah Rukh Khan’s Fan is positioned in 3rd place.

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Akshay Kumar movies Rustom, Airlift still on top of the highest grossing Bollywood films of 2016 with Rs 127.13 crore, Rs 127.80 crore respectively placed in 2nd and 3rd position in highest grossing of 2016. Airlift is also the only film of 2016 that entered the much coveted 100 crore club.

Shahrukh starrer Fan stands at 3rd position with a figure of Rs 19.20 crore on opening day Box-office collection.

Akshay Kumar’s Housfull-3 and  Rustom are on 4th and 5th position in the List of Highest Opening day Grossers of 2016 at Box office with the figure of 15.21 and 14.11 crore respectively.

Next, in line Airlift opened very well,  featuring Akshay Kumar and Illeana D’cruz. It has opened with Rs 12.35 crore.

Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor starrer romantic-action film Baaghi which got an ideal start on Day one with Rs 11.94 crore.

John Abraham, Varun Dhawan, and Jacqueline Fernandez  starrer  Dishoom currently stands at 8th position with taking a fantastic opening of Rs 11.05 crore.

The last places are currently occupied by Udta Punjab (10.05 Crore), Mohenjo Daro (8.87 Crore).

List of Highest Opening day Grossers of 2016 at Box office

Movie NameRelease DateOpening Day Collections (Cr.)Lifetime Collections (Cr.)
1- Sultan6 July36.54300.65
2- M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story30 September21.30127.31*
3- Fan15 April19.20 85
4- Housefull-3
3 June15.21108
5- Rustom12th August 14.11127.13
6- Airlift22 January 12.35127.80
7- Baaghi29 April 11.9476
8- Dishoom29 July11.0569.50
9- Udta-Punjab17 June 201610.0559.61
10- Mohenjo-Daro12th August8.8758


  1. Nadeen Akhtar

    June 11, 2016 at 6:20 am

    Happy for Airlift and Neerja…. Azhar filmmakers failed to impress but Azharuddin is really inspirational player of Indian Cricket history, felt bad as they represent other players Ravi Shashtri, Manoj prabhakr… Ravi Shashtri is my ideal

  2. Nishant

    June 16, 2016 at 11:40 am

    I really enjoyed Rocky-Handsome,,,, for once i didn’t recognized Nishikant Kamat… the very talented film maker-actor

  3. Ankur

    June 18, 2016 at 11:47 am

    I hope Dangal will top this list….. he is just incomparable actor of cinema

  4. Pankaj

    June 20, 2016 at 11:39 am

    stop making film like FAN……………. it’s my humble request to film makers 😀 😀 😀 or if you are making, please add some sense there

  5. Rashmi

    June 21, 2016 at 11:51 am

    hahahahahaha…. exactly @pankaj well said

  6. Mukul

    June 22, 2016 at 11:18 am

    I love art movies………… wishing a movie of Irrfan, nawazuddin, manoj bajpyee, rajkumar rao, naseeruddin, nana patekar, konkana sen sharma, shaban azmi on top 🙂

  7. Payal

    June 24, 2016 at 10:54 am

    Bhag Milkha Bhag, Rang de basanti director Rakesh omprakhash Mehra is going to launch Ankil kapoor’s son Harshvardhan kapoor………. luckiest debutante Harshvardhan

  8. SudiTa

    June 25, 2016 at 10:45 am

    So many movies are to come… Dangal, Sultan, Raees, shivaay, flying jatt, golmal 4, Ae dil hai Moshkil will lead this year’s highest grossing list

  9. Manish

    June 27, 2016 at 11:39 am

    Kya Coooooooool hain hum 3 in this list……. rubbish, feeling so angry to see 😛 😛 🙁

  10. Rakul

    June 28, 2016 at 11:48 am

    hahaha….. yeah absolutely is KCHH 3 still in list…. i think it’s out of list now….

  11. Kunal Vidyahrthi

    June 29, 2016 at 11:55 am

    Thanks for providing latest update 🙂

  12. Kiran

    June 30, 2016 at 11:30 am

    I wishing a huge success to Rustom than SUltan, Dangal, Raees

  13. Taran Joshi

    July 1, 2016 at 11:02 am

    i don’t know why people are mad to watch movies like Dabang, Dangal, Wanted, Singham….. Airlift, Pan Singh Tomar, Baby, Rustom are watchable watch and know the real stories

  14. Junaid

    July 2, 2016 at 11:20 am

    SRK’s Fan is not bad………..but there is over action between a superstar and his fan

  15. Sanjay

    July 4, 2016 at 11:30 am

    Damn sure Aamir Khan’s Dangal will on top till the end of 2016………

  16. Rashid

    July 6, 2016 at 11:43 am


  17. Rati

    July 8, 2016 at 11:29 am

    Tiger Shroff looking damn coooooool in Flying Jatt, teaser out…… best wishes to him

  18. Kashis

    July 12, 2016 at 10:52 am

    Sultan was failed to break one record…….. that was Happy New Year first day collection …….. 🙁

  19. Vikram

    July 13, 2016 at 11:28 am

    Airlift is best movie of 2016

  20. David

    July 21, 2016 at 11:16 am

    Madari is releasing Tomorrow, please make this movie on top…….. i just love the acting of Irrfan- he is really amazing

  21. Laxmikant

    July 22, 2016 at 11:29 am

    what’s about Kabali and Madari………?

  22. Rashmi

    July 23, 2016 at 11:48 am

    Madaaariiii amazing movie ………. 4.5 out 5 from me

  23. Niraj

    July 25, 2016 at 11:07 am

    Sultan is best film of Salman Khan’s career… SO the movie deserve top place in this list

  24. Vishal

    July 27, 2016 at 11:19 am

    Sultan and Airlift are at right place in this list … means deserving

  25. amit

    September 29, 2016 at 7:05 pm

    Ms dhoni:the untold story will be the blockbuster of this year for sure

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