Aamir Khan‘s Secret Superstar, releasing on October 19, is all set to clash with Ajay Devgn’s Golmaal Again, that releases on October 20, at the box office. Though both the films have a one-day gap between their release, the clash is inevitable. But there is nothing for either of the makers to worry about! With Secret Superstar and Golmaal Again belonging to different genres and catering to a different set of audience, we expect both the films to perform well at the box office. However, will they be able to compete with the other Diwali releases? With such a huge buzz and a considerable screen space for both the movies, we are sure they will perform phenomenally well at the box office. But can they beat any pre-existing Diwali records? Well, we take a look at five of the biggest Diwali box office records that Secret Superstar and Golmaal Again need to break to be crowned as the biggest Diwali hit ever. Check out our list right here.
# Highest Opener: Currently, Shah Rukh Khan’s Happy New Year holds the record for the highest opening day collections during Diwali after it raked in Rs 44.97 crore on day one.
# Highest Opening Week: Salman Khan’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is again the record holder. With a first week collection of Rs 172.82 crore, it holds the record of the highest opening week grosser for Diwali.
# Highest Diwali Grosser: Hrithik Roshan’s Krrish 3 holds the prestigious record of being the highest Diwali grosser ever, with a lifetime collection of Rs 244.92 crore
# Highest Single Day grosser: Happy New Year (Rs 44.97 crore) holds the record for the highest collections during a single day during Diwali. (ALSO READ – Ajay Devgn’s Golmaal Again and Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar will enable Bollywood to make HUGE profits this Diwali – read our full box office analysis!)
While most of these records look unbreakable, we guess Secret Superstar and Golmaal Again have the potential to be the highest Diwali grossers of all time. Anyway, do you think Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar or Ajay Devgn’s Golmaal Again can beat these five Diwali box office records? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to BollywoodLife as we get you all the dope about both the movies right here.