Celebrated producer and head of T-Series, Bhushan Kumar is currently on a golden run at the box office as his films collect over 100 crores at the box office. After an exceptional year with successful films like Hindi Medium and Tumhaari Sulu in 2017, Bhushan Kumar kickstarted 2018 with the blockbuster hit ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ and Raid while Hindi Medium witnesses an outstanding run in the Chinese markets. Bhushan Kumar’s ‘T-Series’ has been offering a versatile roll-out of content-driven films with content appealing to various strata of the society.
‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ entered the 100 crore club recently after which Raid and Hindi Medium also followed, continuing the golden run of Bhushan Kumar at the box office. ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ke Sweety’ entered the 100 crore club surprising the audience all over with interesting performances by relatively new actors Karthik Aryan, Nushrat Bharucha and Sunny Singh. The Box office total of the romantic drama stands at 108.46 crores till date. The Ajay Devgn starrer Raid too crosses the 100 crore mark recently collecting a whopping 100.14 crores at the box office.
After the phenomenal run of Hindi Medium in India, understanding the universality of the film, Bhushan Kumar released the film in China. Hindi Medium which recently released in China also surpassed 100 crores collecting 138.42 crores at the box office. Receiving an exceptional response, Bhushan Kumar’s Hindi Medium, has been wooing the Chinese audience enjoying a dream run at the Chinese box office.
Talking about the exceptional response, Bhushan Kumar said, “Whether it is the success of Hindi Medium in China or Raid doing such phenomenal business here, it only reinforces our belief that a good story is what connects with the audience. For us, the key decisions have been to pick stories that have a universal appeal. These are the fruits of those decisions and we are overwhelmed.”
Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series has been enjoying a golden run at the box office with back to back successes in the last two years. Out of the four films minting over 100 crores this quarter, the producer has two films to his credit with ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ and ‘Raid’. While 2017 has been touted as one of the worst years of Bollywood, T-Series witnessed two successful films, Hindi Medium and Tumhari Sulu.
The Irrfan Khan starrer comedy-drama became a sleeper hit raking in over 90 crores at the box office. The content-driven film struck a chord with the audience with its intriguing storyline backed by brilliant performances of Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar. T-Series ended the year with yet another content-driven film with an entertaining performance by Vidya Balan. Once again a sleeper hit, the comedy-drama pleased the audience owing to the rooted story of an ambitious housewife.
Bhushan Kumar kickstarted the year with one of the top-grossing films of 2018 ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ and continued with the Ajay Devgn starrer Raid. While ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ and ‘Raid’ are ruling Indian markets, Hindi Medium goes strong internationally. With more and more interesting projects coming up, Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series is turning out to be one of the most successful production houses in the count.