Dunki Takes a Victory Lap: Becomes Shah Rukh Khan’s Third Highest-Grossing Film with ₹208.67 Crore!


Shah Rukh Khan’s Dunki continues its box office victory lap, crossing yet another milestone on its 16th day. Rajkumar Hirani’s heartwarming comedy-drama has now amassed a total of ₹208.67 crore nett (India), surpassing Khan’s own Chennai Express (₹206.5 crore) and cementing itself as his third-highest-grossing film of all time, behind Jawan’s record-breaking ₹282.75 crore and Pathaan’s phenomenal ₹262 crore.

Dunki’s journey at the box office has been a testament to its universal appeal. The film opened strong with ₹28 crore on its first day, captivating audiences with its blend of humor, emotion, and social commentary. It maintained steady momentum throughout its first week, crossing the ₹100 crore mark within its opening weekend.

Here’s a glimpse of Dunki’s box office journey through its first 16 days:

Daywise Box Office Collection (India Nett):

  • Day 1: ₹28 crore
  • Day 2: ₹20 crore
  • Day 3: ₹24.5 crore
  • Day 4: ₹29 crore
  • Day 5: ₹22 crore
  • Day 6: ₹9.5 crore
  • Day 7: ₹8.5 crore
  • Day 8: ₹7.5 crore
  • Day 9: ₹6.5 crore
  • Day 10: ₹8.5 crore
  • Day 11: ₹10.75 crore
  • Day 12: ₹8.25 crore
  • Day 13: ₹3.75 crore
  • Day 14: ₹3.25 crore
  • Day 15: ₹2.75 crore
  • Day 16: ₹2.20 crore (estimated)

While the film’s daily collections have witnessed a natural decline after the initial frenzy, its consistent performance, particularly through weeknights and weekdays, demonstrates its long-lasting appeal. Industry experts predict that Dunki might even cross the ₹250 crore mark in its lifetime run, further solidifying its success.

Dunki’s success stands as a testament to Shah Rukh Khan’s enduring stardom and Rajkumar Hirani’s masterful storytelling. With its heartwarming narrative and stellar performances, the film has resonated with audiences across demographics, proving once again that good content reigns supreme in the box office battlefield.

So, grab your popcorn and head to the theaters to witness Dunki’s ongoing magic – you might just be joining a cinematic triumph in the making!

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