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LEGACY OF INDIA'S FIRST "ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER" Movie KISMET 1943 -

Here Sp. Notes : -
 
[1] KISMET [1943] is a First ATBB in Undivided Indian's Cinema.
[2] KISMET came with some bold themes for the First Time in Indian Cinema showing an ANTI-HERO Character and an Unmarried GIRL getting Pregnant.
[3] Kismet was also the first ever Indian movie to use the lost and found formula used in several Hindi movies in the 60s and 70s, notably Waqt (1965), Yaadon ki  Baraat (1973) and Amar Akbar Anthony (1977).
[4] In 1961 movie " Boy  Friend " featuring Shammi Kapoor, Dharmendra and Madhubala was a remake of Kismet.



[5] Kismet established Ashok Kumar as the first ever superstar of Hindi cinema. He remained the most popular actor in Hindi cinema until the early 50s.



[6] Kismet marks the on screen debut of famous 60s comedian Mehmood, who played the role of Madan in his childhood avtar.



[7] Kismet was severely criticised for glorifying crime and portraying a criminal in good light.
[8] The movie shattered All Box Office Records, becoming the First Indian Movie to gross 1 crore INR..

[9] It ran for 187 continuous weeks at Roxy Cinema in Calcutta, a record that stood for 32 years. That Laterly Broken by SHOLAY [1975]. Which countiuous run for 286 weeks.

[10] Kismat songs " Dur Hato Duniya walo...., Hindustan Hamara Hai...."  go away foreigners, India is ours), which slipped past the censors, was an immensely popular song in the mid 40s, coming as it did less than 6 months after "Mahatma Gandhi" called for the "Quit India  Movement".

[11] The unprecedented popularity of the song forced the lyricist Kavi Pradeep to go underground to avoid being arrested by the British authorities for sedition.



[12] Laterly Pradeep Wrote a patriotic song " Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon, Zara Aankh Me Bhar Lo Paani " as a tribute to the soldiers who had died during the Sino-Indian War
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[1] Kismet (1943) - 1 cr
 


[2] Rattan (1944) - 1 cr



[3] Mother India (1957) - 4 cr



[4] Mughal-E-Azam (1960) - 5.5 cr



[5] Sholay (1975) - 15 cr



[6] Jai Santoshi Ma (1975) - 5 cr



[7] Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985) - 9.5 cr



[8] Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) - 14 cr



[9] Aankhen (1993) - 14 cr



[10] Hum Aapke Hain Kaun (1994) - 69.75 cr



[11] Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) - 61 cr



[12] Raja Hindustani (1996) - 48 cr



[13] Border (1997) - 39.45 cr



[14] Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) - 45.25 cr



[15] Gadar Ek Prem Katha (2001) - 75.5 cr



[16] 3 Idiots (2009) - 202.5 cr



[17] Dhoom 3 (2013) - 272.13 cr [All Version]



[18] PK (2014) - 337.72 cr



[19] Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) - 315.49 cr



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NOTE : - (1) In 40s - 2 ATBB
(2) In 50s and 60s - 1-1 ATBB
(3) In 70s - 2 ATB, 1st ATBB Given by Amitabh, Dharmendra
(4) In  80s - 2 ATBB, First  given by and 2nd  by Salman khan
(5) In All Khans (Aamir,Srk,salman), Salman in First khan,who given First ATBB in 1989
(6) In 90s - 6 ATBB , 1st Given by Govida in 1993
(7) In 2000s - 2 ATBB , 1st Given by Sunny Deol
(8) In 2010s - 3 till date , 1st Given by Amir khan in 2013
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RANK BY HIGHEST NO OF ATBBs -
[1] Aamir khan - 4
[2]Salman khan - 3
[3]Shahrukh khan/Sunny Deol - 2
[3] Amitabh/Govida/Ashok Kumar/karan Dewan/Sunil Dutt/
Rajendra Kumar/
Raaj Kumar/Dilip Kumar/Rajiv Kapoor- 1
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BOX OFFICE RECORD OF INDIAN HISTORY OF CINEMA-
Total BO collection from 19 ATBBs is 1535.79cr
(1) Kismat is 1st Movie, which earn 1cr INR
(2) Mugal E Azam - 1st Movie cross 5cr Barrier.
(3) Sholay- 10cr Barrier
(4) HAHK - 50cr Barrier
(5) Gajani - 100cr
(6) 3 idiots - 200cr
(7) Pk - 300cr

Thnx @jeetendra for editing title
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Bhai MPK, HAHK and Bajrangi Bhaijaan. I am not counting Dabangg.

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Thanx @sanjeev11, updated ranking..

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Chunky Pandey also has one ATBB. Lol

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I know bro. Problem its that my android is broken and now i hv nokia 104 java phone there limitation it that they not allow more then 5000 words to write. So i cant add any new image,new name from nokia.

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Excellent post... And a nice collection of facts about Kismet..

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