Home » Did you know that this actor presented Bollywood’s first 100 crore hit film? It is not Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan or Akshay Kumar | Etimes

Did you know that this actor presented Bollywood’s first 100 crore hit film? It is not Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan or Akshay Kumar | Etimes

by Joe Bourn

While Sunny Deol’s ‘Gadar 2’ has broken box office records with a whopping collection of 263 crores in just 6 days, ‘OMG 2’ has also shown steady growth with collections of 80 crores so far. As the two sequels battle it out at the box-office, let’s take a look at some of the elite members of Bollywood’s 100 crore club. According to reports, there are over 100 films that have crossed the 100 crore mark so far. But not many know that the first film to do so was Aamir Khan’s ‘Ghajini’ released in 2008. Right! The action thriller which released over the Christmas weekend was the first Bollywood film to earn over Rs 100 crore in India. Meanwhile, the actor who has the most 100-crore hits in his kitty is Salman Khan with a record 16 films. Interestingly, all Salman’s films in the last 13 years have earned more than 100 crores at the domestic box office, except ‘Radhe’ and ‘Antim’. Closely following the ‘Tiger’ actor is Akshay Kumar with a record 15 films crossing the 100 crore mark at the box office. After Salman and Akshay, Ajay Devgn has 12 while Shah Rukh Khan has 8 films in the elite 100 crore club. Aamir Khan and Hrithik Roshan have 6 films each that grossed more than 100 crore, while Ranveer Singh has five 100 crore films to his name. For more news and updates, stay tuned to ETimes.

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