Bharat becomes Salman Khan’s 14th film to surpass Rs 100 crore mark at box office; Bhaijaan thanks fans

Bharat has helped Salman add another feather to his cap. “It becomes back-to-back 14 centuries for Salman Khan,” according to film and trade expert Girish Johar. Thus so far 14 of Salman’s movies have surpassed the Rs 100 crore mark at the Indian box office.

It begun with “Dabangg”, to be followed by “Ready”, “Bodyguard”, “Ek Tha Tiger”, “Dabangg 2”, “Jai Ho”, “Kick”, “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”, “Sultan”, “Tubelight”, “Tiger Zinda Hai” and “Race 3”.

Bharat has already crossed Rs 100 crore mark.

Atul Agnihotri, one of the co-producers, tweeted: “The biggest family film of the year ‘Bharat’ gets more love and appreciation at the box office. Fourth day collection: Rs 26.70 crore. Total collection: Rs 122.20 crore.”

Taking note of the feat, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted: “As ‘Bharat’ cruises past Rs 100 crore mark, Salman Khan sets another benchmark: Highest number of films in Rs 100 crore + club… The tally rises to 14 with ‘Bharat’.”

Sharing details, he said Salman had three films in the Rs 300 crore club, two in the Rs 200 crore club and as many as nine in the Rs 100 crore club at the Indian box office.

While the film’s leading lady Katrina Kaif also thanked fans for making it a success, Salman Khan has already penned a note to his fans for thronging theatres on the film’s Day 1, giving him his biggest opening ever.

“Big thank you to all for giving me my career’s biggest opening ever,” Salman had tweeted a day after the film released on the occasion of Eid.