Pathaan to enter Rs 1000-crore club soon! KGF 2 to RRR, here are films that surpassed the mark

As Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan continues to mint money at the box office following its successful run, the film is expected to cross the 1000-crore mark soon. Take a look at all the films in the past 5 years that have surpassed the mark.

Pathaan was released in theatres on January 25. Ever since the film has been released in theatres, it is on a rampage mode not just in India but worldwide, too. Pathaan recently surpassed the Rs 600-crore mark globally. We can easily describe it as a legit blockbuster. The actioner is on track to deliver one of the all-time best first-week collections. Trade expert Ramesh Bala spoke to and weighed in on the film’s prospects. Given the popularity of the film, the film is likely predicted to cross Rs 1000 crore in another week.

As Pathaan continues to enjoy a successful run in theatres currently, let us take a look at films in the last five years that had minted Rs 1000 crores.

The 2016 Bollywood film Dangal, featuring Aamir Khan is a biographical sports-drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari. Other than Khan, the film also stars Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, and Zaira Wasim. The film collected Rs 1357 at the box office. The blockbuster hit shows Aamir playing the role of an ex-wrestler Mahavir Phogat, the father of Indian women wrestlers Geeta and Babita Kumari Phogat.
Baahubali: The Conclusion

SS Rjamouli’s Bahubali 2 aka Baahubali The Conclusion is a sequel to the 2015 Indian film Baahubali: The Beginning. The film that stormed the box office, continues to remain everyone’s favourite till date. This movie features an ensemble cast of Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhati, and Anushka Shetty in significant roles. Baahubali 2 which also joined the bandwagon of films ruling the box office, minted Rs 1788.06 crore.

Another blockbuster film, RRR, directed by SS Rajamouli has brought immense pride to the country. Not just the box-office records, the film won international acclamation after it bagged a Golden Globe award for the foot-tapping song Naatu Naatu. The magnum opus features Ram Charan and Jr NTR playing revolutionaries. Apart from winning the Golden Globes 2023, the film has even bagged a nomination at the Oscars 2023. RRR collected over 1200 crores at the worldwide box office in its initial run during its release in March 2022 and now the film is continuing where it stopped its record-breaking journey. The box office collection of the film in India has made Rs. 902 crores. As per various trade estimates, RRR earned Rs. 1144 crore globally.


Adding to the list of all-time blockbuster lists is Prashant Neel’s 2022 directorial KGF 2. The film, which gave the limelight to Tollywood star Yash, had a blockbuster run at the box office. One of the biggest achievements of KGF 2 is that it targeted the huge potential of the box office market in Karnataka. While the box office in the state was always undervalued compared to the market size of the movies in neighbouring Tamil Nadu and the Telugu states. As per cinetrak, KGF 2 which drew huge crowds to the theatres across the country, collected over Rs 1100 crore globally.

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