New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan starrer family entertainer “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” (PRDP) 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 life time earning of “3 Idiots” of Rs.202 crore by earning Rs.203.53 crore.
PRDP, which marks the actor's reunion with his "Maine Pyar Kiya" and "Hum Saath-Saath Hain" director Sooraj Barjatya after 16 years, was Salman's Diwali treat for his fans. And it has turned out to be sparkling and crackling.
“Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”, released on November 12, 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 a story of a how a man with a simple upbringing gets a royal family together.
Salman has a double role -- as a prince, and another as a jovial peace-making person.
“Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” earned Rs.201.52 till Wednesday and another Rs.2.01 on Thursday, 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 engineers students infused with humour and romance.
Year 2015 has turned out to be a bonanza for Salman, courtesy "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" and PRDP.