The superstar has managed this humongous feat with two back to back super hits!
Salman Khan is one of the biggest superstars in the industry and he has broken innumerable records. He already has the highest number of 100 crore films. However, a few days back he achieved something that no one has ever achieved till date, not even Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan. So what is this unique record that Salman has achieved?
He is the only actor, whose film has collected more than Rs 500 crore at the domestic box office in a year. How? Salman Khan has two BLOCKBUSTERS to his credit this year. The first was Bajrangi Bhaijaan which released on Eid this year and the second was Prem Ratan Dhan Payo which released on Diwali. And remarkably, both the films did exceptionally well at the box office.
While Bajrangi Bhaijaan has collected Rs. 320.24 crore at the domestic box office, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo has collected Rs 193.22 crore. So, Salman’s total tally at the domestic box office stands this year stands at Rs 513.46 crore.
Talking about the latest record, exhibitor and distributor, Akshaye Rathi mentions, "Considering the kind of stardom that Salman enjoys, this was something that was waiting to happen. With two massive films like Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, it's not just about the star power but also quality content, so it's an achievement which had to happen. And with the kind of films he is planning to do in the future, I am sure he can score higher numbers than this."
Isn't it an unimaginable record considering the number of films releasing in a year and the number of amazing actors working in the industry currently? What do you think about this latest record that Salman Khan has made? Tell us in the comments section below!
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