Box Office Arguably, its the biggest grosser ever of the Indian Film Industry. Made on a budget of around Rs.60 million, it went on to collect over Rs.650 million in India and over Rs.150 million overseas. Source:BoxOfficeIndia.Com. The domestic record was beaten 7 years later by Gadar: Ek Prem Katha in 2001.
If figures are to be calculated in the year 2006 by adjusting the inflation factor, HAHK raked in more than Rs.1,500 million worldwide. Not only did the film have immense success, it was also one of the biggest blockbusters of Indian cinemas, even in the era of short movies where time length reduced to generally 2.5 hours (the movie being almost 4 hours long and the longest of the 90s decade.