10 Biggest Opening Day Indian Movies: Now Sandalwood Beats Bollywood

Top 10 Biggest Indian Movies of Opening Day: The buzz for South Indian movies among Indian moviegoers is on another level, it came into full force after the magnum opus Baahubali: The Beginning which featured moviegoers Indians to a new kind of cinema.

It is safe to say that after Baahubali: The Beginning the big budget south Indian movies also start producing huge collections from the north belt, fact is proof that there is only only one Bollywood movie (Thugs of Hindostan) that is on the list of the grossest opening day Indian movies.

Over the past decade South Indian filmmakers have really impressed moviegoers with the type of projects they come up with, the list below also proves the fact that only content is king and audiences are the king.

Eminent filmmaker SS Rajamouli is renowned for bringing the magnum opus Baahubali 1 and 2, RRR to the silver screens, the recent release RRR holds the No.1 rank in the list with a collection of over Rs 225 Cr le opening day in the world, his epic 2017 action film Baahubali 2 is in 2nd place which had raked in Rs 213 Cr on the first day.

Yash star KGF 2 is currently taking its toll at the box office, the monster managed to collect Rs 165 Cr on its first day worldwide, not only that but Rocky Bhai star also broke the day record. Biggest Hindi film opening in India, it dethrones Hrithik Roshan starring War Collection of Rs 51.60 Cr by raking in Rs 53.95 Cr, taking the worldwide collection to Rs 165 Cr.

The 2019 trilingual trilingual film Saaho ranks fourth in the ranking with a collection of Rs 124.6 Cr, followed by superstar Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 (Rs 105.5 Cr).

Here we provide you with the list of top 10 Indian movies that hit the box office in rampage mode and grossed the most on opening day.


Director: SS Rajamouli
Featured cast: Jr. Ntr, Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt
Release date: March 25, 2022
Opening Day Collection (WW): Rs 230 Cr+
Lifetime Collection (WW): Rs 1063 Cr** (22 Days)

Baahubali2: the conclusion

Director: SS Rajamouli
Featured cast: Prabhas, Tamannaah, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati
Release date: April 28, 2017
Opening Day Collection (WW): Rs 213 Cr
Lifetime Collection (WW): Rs 1810 Cr


Director: Prashanth Neel
Featured cast: Yash, Srinidhi Shetty, Sanjay Dutt, Raveen Tandon
Release date: April 14, 2022
Opening Day Collection (WW): Rs 165 Cr
Lifetime Collection (WW): Rs 165 Cr** (Day 1)


Director: subjecteth
Featured cast: Prabhas, Shraddha Kapoor,
Release date: August 30, 2019
Opening Day Collection (WW): Rs 124.6 Cr
Lifetime Collection (WW): Rs 433 Cr


Director: S.Shankar
Featured cast: Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson
Release date: November 29, 2018
Opening Day Collection (WW): Rs 105.5 Cr
Lifetime Collection (WW): Rs 655.81 Cr

The beast

Director: Nelson
Featured cast: Vijay, Pooja Hegde
Release date: April 13, 2022
Opening Day Collection (WW): Rs 87.1 Cr
Lifetime Collection (WW): Rs 150 Cr** (3 days)

Sye Raa Naramisha Reddy

Director: Surendra Reddy
Featured cast: Chiranjeevi, Nayanthara, Tamannaah, Sudeep, Vijay Sethupathi
Release date: October 2, 2019
Opening Day Collection (WW): Rs 85.3 Cr
Lifetime Collection (WW): Rs 240.6 Cr

Hindostan thugs

Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya
Featured cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif
Release date: November 8, 2018
Opening Day Collection (WW): Rs 76.2 Cr
Lifetime Collection (WW): Rs 335 Cr

Baahubali: The Beginning

Director: SS Rajamouli
Featured cast: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannah, Anushka Shetty
Release date: July 10, 2015
Opening Day Collection (WW): Rs 73 credits
Lifetime Collection (WW): Rs 650 Cr

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