One of the favourite movie is Sholay. It has created history. But what was its box office collection at the time of its release.
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Box Office Collection of Hindi Bollywood Blockbuster Movie Sholay released in 1975 was the first movie to generate revenue Rs 10 Crores INR at the Box Office. Soon, it crossed Rs 15 Crores INR and broke all the existing records on the box office.
Source: Sholay Box Office Collection
Have you ever wondered what was the box office collection of the superhit blockbuster Hindi cinema "Sholay"! The first Hindi Bollywood Movie which crossed the Rs 1 crore milestone was "Kismet" released in 1943. And the first film to cross Rs 5 Crores business at the box office is "Mughal-E-Ajam" released in 1960. And Sholay was the first movie to earn Rs 10 Crores at the Box Office and also, it crossed Rs 15 crore box office collection and broke all the existing records.
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Sholay Box Office Collection
None of the Bollywood movie made close to Rs 10 Crore Box Office collection for next six years of Sholay release. Kranti film directed by Manoj kumar and released in 1981 made Rs 10 crore at the box office. Sholay remained at its top position at the box office for 19 years until Hum Apke Hain Kaun released in 1994.
Initially, this movie was declared a commercial disaster. But gradually when viewers of the movie spoke about this, it picked the growth and sales of tickets. Sholay ran for five and half year 286 weeks at the Minerva theatre in Mumbai.