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The term ‘100 crore club’ has become the benchmark target by which to measure the box office success of a film. 2012 had 8 official 100 crore plus films. That is 3 more than 2011. As expected, the majority of films are either of the action genre (Rowdy Rathore, Agneepath, Ek Tha Tiger) or comedy genre (Housefull 2, Bol Bachchan, Son of Sardar), but it was good to see different films (Barfi) also do well in 2012. One thing is for sure, none of the films have yet been able to beat the current record held by 3 Idiots (202 crore).

8. Bol Bachchan

This was an actual remake of Golmaal, rather than Devgan’s namesake series. It did not just make over 100 crore, but also gave Abhishek Bachchan a most needed hit, or super hit in this case. If there is one thing Ajay Devgan has mastered, it is the formula for box office success, be it comedy (Golmaal 3 »

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