Bollywood is finally out of its dark spell and has started delivering super-hit films back-to-back. It was Pathaan that started the success route this year, while the month of August had some good hits like Gadar 2, OMG 2 and Dream Girl 2. 2023 is also the only year where two Hindi films breached the Rs 400 crore mark at the Indian box office. Oh, wait, make it 'three' as Jawan has also entered this elite lite, making the second film of Shah Rukh Khan to achieve that milestone that too within the same year. From Pathaan to Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, All Hindi Films That Crossed Rs 100 Crore Mark in 2023 and When They Reached the Box Office Milestone.

Over the years, a handful of films have achieved this remarkable feat, showcasing the industry's ability to enthral audiences and rake in massive earnings. Here's a quick look at the top five Hindi films that crossed the Rs 400 crore mark, along with the number of days it took them to achieve this remarkable feat in descending order.

KGF 2 - 23 Days

The sequel to the highly successful Kannada film KGF: Chapter 1, KGF 2 stormed the box office with its gripping storyline and action-packed sequences.  Featuring Yash, Srinidhi Shetty, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, Prakash Raj, and others, the Hindi version of KGF 2 took just 23 days to break the Rs 400 crore barrier, proving its massive appeal among audiences.

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Baahubali 2 – 15 Days

Prabhas’ Baahubali 2:The Conclusion needs no introduction. This magnum opus made waves across the nation, with its Hindi version collecting over Rs 400 crore in a mere 15 days, while setting new standards for Indian cinema on a global scale.

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Gadar 2 – 12 Days

Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel’s recently released film, and the sequel to their iconic film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Gadar 2 continued the story of Tara Singh and Sakeena. With its intense drama and patriotic fervour, it raced past Rs 400 crore in just 12 days. Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan or Sunny Deol’s Gadar 2 - Which Bollywood Film Was FASTEST to Cross Rs 400 Crore Mark at Box Office in India? Let's Find Out!

Pathaan – 12 Days

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan created a buzz even before its release, thanks to its star-studded cast, including Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, the action-packed plot and of course, the many controversies that helped in the hype. Pathaan achieved the Rs 400 crore milestone in just 12 days, proving the audience's love for Bollywood's big-budget blockbusters and the power of SRK fans.

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Jawan - 11 Days

Shah Rukh Khan's Jawan, which is currently running in theatres, wowed everyone by entering the Rs 400 crore club in just 11 days making it the fastest film to do so. This action-thriller, also starring Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Deepika Padukone, Priyamani, Sanya Malhotra, and Ridhi Dogra, captured hearts with its intriguing storyline and strong performances.

In conclusion, these top five Hindi films that crossed the Rs 400 crore mark at the box office have not only showcased their financial power by minting huge money in ticket sales  but also the ability of Hindi cinema to create memorable cinematic experiences that align with the audiences worldwide.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Sep 18, 2023 04:47 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website