Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s family entertainer “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” has left behind the lifetime collection of Aamir Khan’s “3 idiots” by registering Rs. 203.53 crore in India. According to a statement from the film’s makers, after achieving the milestone of entering the Rs. 200-crore club, the Hindi version of “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” has now surpassed the lifetime earnings of “3 Idiots” of Rs. 202 crore by earning Rs. 203.53 crore.
“Prem Ratan Dhan Payo,” which marks the actor’s reunion with his “Maine Pyar Kiya” and “Hum Saath-Saath Hain” director Sooraj Barjatya after 16 years, was Salman Khan’s Diwali treat for his fans. And it has turned out to be sparkling and crackling.
Released Nov. 12, “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” features the “Dabangg” star in two avatars in a story about a royal family.
The film, also starring Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Swara Bhaskar, Armaan Kohli and Neil Nitin Mukesh, narrates the story of a how a man with a simple upbringing gets a royal family together.
Salman Khan has a double role — as a prince and as a jovial peace-making person.
“Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” earned Rs. 201.52 until Nov. 25 and another Rs. 2.01 Nov. 26, beating the lifetime collection of “3 Idiots.
“3 Idiots,” directed by Rajkumar Hirani, tackled the issues of the prevailing education system. It narrated the story of three engineering students, and infused it with humor and romance.
2015 has turned out to be a bonanza for Salman Khan, courtesy of “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.”