First Week Record Holders Since 1979 (Updated)
|Sr. No.||Release Date||Movie||First Week Nett|
|10||10-Aug-90||Aaj Ka Arjun||1,78,28,289|
|17||16-Oct-98||Bade Miyan Chote Miyan||6,89,87,086|
|18||23-Jul-99||Hindustan Ki Kasam||7,25,26,873|
|22||14-Dec-01||Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham||12,01,11.980|
|23||1-May-04||Main Hoon Na||12,61,34,913|
|29||9-Nov-07||Om Shanti Om||36,33,00,000|
|30||8-Aug-08||Singh Is Kinng||38,98,19,763|
|31||12-Dec-08||Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi||41,44,98,132|
|Actor||Number of Record Breaking Movies|
As we are covering record breaking initial since 1979, Amitabh is only actor in the list whose entire career has not been covered up as he was in industry since 1969 and 1975-1979 was his career peak , So this list excludes majority of Amitabh starrer movies in this period which break initial record. Despite the fact that his peak years are excluded, Amitabh still has maximum numbers of record breaking movies with pretty good margin from next stars Shahrukh, Aamir, and Salman. Rest of all stars career has been covered up in this period. But again fact is that Aamir and Shahrukh are only stars after Amitabh who able to get some fraction of monster success of Bachchan.
- Coolie retains the biggest first week record for maximum number of weeks i.e. 217 Weeks, This record was broken by next bachchan starrer Shahenshah in 1988.
- KKKG was next to coolie to retain same record for almost 124 weeks.