Yash and Prashanth Neel‘s KGF 2 was always in pole position to take the Hindi box office by storm.
Here is the list of top 5 films that set the box office on fire on the first day.
KGF 2 (Kannada, Rs 53.95 crore)
The sensational response to the Prashanth Neel-helmed actioner, a sequel to the 2018 blockbuster KGF, established Yash as a marketable brand in Hindi.
War (Hindi, Rs 51.60 crore)
War, which held the record for nearly three years, opened to a blockbuster response at the box office in 2019 despite releasing alongside the Chiranjeevi-fronted Sye Raa.
Thugs of Hindostan (Hindi, Rs 50.75)
The Aamir Khan-starrer garnered a great deal of attention prior to its release due to star-studded cast and grand production values but eventually failed
Happy New Year (Hindi, Rs 44.97 crore)
The heist comedy opened big at the box office in 2014 as it reunited Shah Rukh Khan with Farah Khan, who previously directed him in Main Hoon Na and Om Shanti Om.
Bharat (Hindi, Rs 43.20 crore)
Salman Khan gave strong proof of his star when his Eid release Bharat collected Rs 43.20 crore on day 1 in 2019 to set what was at that point an ATR.