Superstar Salman Khan has been in the industry for 26 years now and as he turns 50 this year, he has achieved a feat like no one else. The Bigg Boss 9 host has nine Rs 100 crore movies to his credit and that’s why he is the KING of Rs 100 crore films.
Yes, Salman Khan has delivered nine 100 crore films in 5 years and his closest rival is his dear friend, Shah Rukh Khan who is on five 100 crore films followed by Ajay Devgn and Aamir Khan with four 100 crore films.
So let’s have a look at all of his films that have broken the Rs 100 crore barrier…
Release date: September 10, 2010
Box office collection: Rs 138.88 crore
Starring Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha, Dabangg was the actor’s first 100 crore film. The action film saw Salman in the comic, but macho police avatar. The film received a great response from the audience and did well at the box office.
Release date: June 3, 2011
Box office collection: Rs 119 crore
This action, comedy film starring Salman and Asin was a HIT with the audience as Salman was seen as Prem again, but this time not with a Barjatya but Anees Bazmee.
Release date: August 31, 2011
Box office collection: Rs 148.86 crore
This film directed by Siddique, made the name ‘Lovely Singh’ famous in every household as everyone started wearing uniforms, goggles and bluetooth devices. Salman was seen in the role of Kareena Kapoor’s bodyguard and it had a great run at the box office.
Ek Tha Tiger
Release date: August 15, 2012
Box office collection: Rs 198.78 crore
This spy-film with Katrina Kaif was a huge HIT where we saw the ex-couple pair up again for the first time after their break up. Salman and Katrina’s chemistry along with Kabir Khan’s directorial talent made it an instant success. It also came very close to break the 200 crore barrier.
Release date: December 21, 2012
Box office collection: Rs 155 crore
A lot was riding on this film especially because the prequel broke quite a few records. Dabangg 2saw the actor reprise his role of Chulbul Pandey and his pairing with Sonakshi Sinha again raked in mullah. The film is still a household favourite.
Release date: January 24, 2014
Box office collection: Rs 116 crore
Though this film wasn’t as popular as the actors previous films and it didn’t get much appreciation, it still did well at the box office. The film also starred Tabu and Daisy Shah.
Release date: July 25, 2014
Box office collection: 231.85 crore
This film, starring Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez, showcased the superstar in the Devil avatar. The film did well at the Indian as well as overseas box office and broke many previous records. Kick became the first Salman Khan film to cross the 200 crore mark at the domestic box office.
Release date: July 17, 2015
Box office collection: Rs 320.34 crore
The biggest grosser of this year and the first Salman Khan film to touch the 300 crore mark,Bajrangi Bhaijaan inspired each and every one with its touching tale. In the Kabir Khan film, Salman’s character reunites Munni who is mute with her family in Pakistan. The journey from India to Pakistan and getting involved in the politics of both the countries is what forms the backdrop of the whole film.
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
Release date: November 12, 2015
Box office collection: Rs 101.47 crore (3-day figure)
Salman reprised the role of Prem (Prem Dilwale) in a Sooraj Barjatiya film after 16 years and this family entertainer has been receiving love from all corners of India and the world. The film has already earned Rs 101.47 crore in three days and is all set to break previous records in the coming days.