By Our Insights Desk
Our monthly feature The India Box Office Report tracks the performance of the various films released every month at the Indian (domestic) box office. Monthly reports are published on this website in the third week of the following month. If the numbers for your film do not match those in our report, we will be happy to get information from you on the same, and update the report. Our email ID is mentioned at the end of this report below.
This is the November 2023 edition of the report. You can access the previous reports in the Insights section of this website.
Cumulative Box Office: November 2023
Films that released in November 2023 grossed ₹628 Cr, with just one film, i.e., Tiger 3 contributing more than half of that number.
The cumulative box office for Jan-Nov releases stands at ₹10,252 Cr, which is 5% higher than the same period in 2022. Animal, which released on Dec 1, is not a part of this cumulative number. If we consider Animal's box office collections at the time of publishing this report, 2023 has crossed the ₹11,000 Cr mark already, emerging as the best-grossing year for Indian cinema of all time.
Top 10 Films
The chart below lists the top 10 films released in November 2023, based on their box office performance in India.
Tiger 3 emerged as the top film of the month by a wide margin, ahead of the Tamil film Jigarthanda DoubleX, contributing to more than 50% of the monthly box office. Tiger 3 is the only film from November to enter the list of top 10 grossers of the year thus far, taking the no. 6 spot.
For language share calculation, language-wise box office of films releasing in multiple languages is assigned to the corresponding language. However, for Hollywood, the data for all languages is reported under the language head ‘Hollywood’.
Tiger 3's performance, relative to other films released in th month, ensures that Hindi cinema's share remains steady at 41%, which is 7 percentage points higher than the same period last year.
How to read the numbers in this report?
Different language industries follow different reporting conventions (Gross, Nett or Share). We have used Gross Box Office as the unified measure for this report. For films releasing in multiple languages, collections are added up across languages to arrive at the film’s Gross Box Office at an all-India level.
Some films may be running in theatres at the time of publishing this report every month. For these films, Gross Box Office is estimated based on the latest trends available. Hence, it is normal that some numbers may be updated in the following month’s report, once actual collections have been estimated.
Numbers for a film are assigned to the month of its release, even if the business is spread over two or more months. For example, Pathaan released on January 25, 2023, and a sizeable component of the film’s business was registered in February 2023. However, in the analysis, Pathaan's entire box office has been credited to the month of January.
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