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Top 20 Highest Grossing Movies of Bollywood!

Bollywood is one of the world’s top entertainment industries and thus, it would not surprise you to read that year after year, it continues to produce movies that break different records and achieve new success. The industry is considered one of the most expensive with massive budgets for a single film but that all pays off when the movie becomes a multi-million hit.

The audience has changed over the years and people want to experience different aspects of life. Thus, they enjoy and popularize movies of different genres and themes. It’s not only about a big star cast anymore, storyline, direction, and other aspects are all evaluated equally by the masses.

Look below to go through the list of the Highest Grossing Movies of Bollywood:

1) Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

In this second part, Baahubali achieved even more strides with people and its efforts when it broke the previous records of its first part and ended up collecting 1788 crores at the box office worldwide. Released after just two years after its first part, this sequel has fans waiting for a lot of answers. The epic action focuses on the town of Mahishmati’s ongoing challenges and director SS Rajamouli once again proved himself to as an extraordinarily creative individual. Its collection was approximately 1416 crores from India alone.

2. KGF Chapter 2 (2022)

This south sequel of KGF Chapter 1 which was released in 2022 achieved a collection of 1208 crores worldwide. Having a rating of 8.3 on IMBD, this Kannada movie tells the story of Rocky (Kannada superstar Yash) as he navigates his life after becoming the king of Kolar Gold Fields. The much-loved period action movie grossed 1000.85 crores at the Indian box office.

3) RRR

The blockbuster stars big names like N. T. Rama Rao Jr. and Ram Charan as fictional characters as they fight against the British Raj. With a total gross of ₹944 crore, RRR, a Telugu-language movie directed by S. S. Rajamouli is the most expensive Indian movie to be made to date.

4) 2.0

This sequel to the 2010 movie ‘Robot’, broke all the records from its former as well when it was released in 2018. With 800 crores at the box office, this sci-fi with south superstar Rajinikanth and Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar as villain deals with the themes of society and environment in a very creative way. Directed by S. Shankar, this is the second most expensive Indian movie to be made after RRR.

5) Dangal

Starring Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, and Sanya Malhotra, this real-life story of Geeta and Babita Phogat and their journey with the wrestling sport and father become a critical and commercial superhit with a collection of 564 crores in the Indian market and 1535+ crores worldwide making it the highest grosser Bollywood movie of all time. The movie which was released in 2016 has resonated with people even if they are a fan of sports or not.

6) Pathaan

This recently released movie of 2023 has broken so many records in just a few days. With big stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham as the main cast fighting as spies, a lot was expected from the movie and it certainly proved itself tenfold. The budget of the movie was Rs 250 crores and it has ready earned 380+ crores worldwide and 517 crores at the Indian box office.

7) Baahubali: The Beginning

With a big budget of 180 crores spent while it was making for two and a half years, Bahubali: The Beginning had a lot of pressure from the people and audience alike. It became an instant hit when it was finally in 2015 and went on to make ₹650 crores. With a big South star cast like Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, and Anushka Shetty this epic drama has since built almost a cult following now.

8) PK

PK is a 2014 Hindi language sci-fi drama that stars Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma as its leads. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, it follows the storyline of an alien coming down to earth and what he goes through on his journey here. At the box office, the movie was a massive hit with 769.89 crores in the collection.

9) Bajrangi Bhaijaan

With an estimation of 449.52 crores in India, Bajrangi Bhaijaan staring none other than Salman Khan became an instant hit when it hit the theatres in 2014. The plotline focuses on Pawan who sets up from India to reunite a small girl with her family in Pakistan and fans loved to see their superstar in this compassionate role.

10) Tiger Zinda Hai

Tiger Zinda hai is a Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif action thriller produced under Yash Raj Studios which collected 564.2 cr crores globally. It is the sequel to the 2013 movie- ‘Ek tha Tiger’ and continues to narrate the story of Tiger and Zoya after the events of the last film.

11) Brahmastra: Part 1

This fantasy action adventure was pushed back a lot for various reasons but when it finally hit the screens in 2022, it became the highest-grossing Bollywood movie of the year. Led by superstars Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, and Alia Bhatt, the movie has a worldwide collection of 431 crore crores. The story is about Shiva with some magical power dealing with the evil forces around.

12) Sanju

This biographical drama of 2018 based on Indian superstar Sanjay Dutt is gracefully handled by another top actor in the industry- Ranbir Kapoor. It has a worldwide collection of 439.14 crores and was not only a commercial but a critical hit as well. A Rajkumar Hirani movie had a lot of fans waiting right from when it was announced and they were joyous when it was finally on the screens.

13) Sultan

Led by Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma as the main star cast, this sports drama released in 2016 managed to collect 300.45 crores at the Indian box office and ₹421.25 crores worldwide. It tells the story of Sultan and his personal and professional journey of being a wrestler.

14) Padmaavat

Released at the start of 2018, this historical drama directed by Sanja Leela Bhansali starred big names like Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Singh, and Shahid Kapoor. It ended up with a worldwide collection of 387.31 crores and all the hard work by the cast and crew certainly paid off making it a commercial and critical hit.

15) War

War is the highest-grossing Indian movie of 2019 with a whopping collection of 378.18 crores. It stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff as Indian spies who work for RAW and how the latter has to find the former as goes against his country.

16) Dhoom 3

Another Aamir Khan movie after PK on the highest Bollywood Grossing movie totally different than the former one. In this Yash Raj studios movie, we see him as a thief. The movie that hit the screens in 2013 went on to become the highest-grossing movie of that year with a collection of 400 crores worldwide.

17) Kabir Singh

This south remake directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga who also directed ‘Arjun Reddy’ wasn’t a big budget release but it went out to achieve great heights as fan loved the main leads’ (Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani) romance massively. Collection was of 322.90 crores worldwide.

18) Krrish 3

Krrish 3 is an Indian superhero movie where our lead, Hrithik Roshan plays the titular character saving the lives of people in the city against the evil villain. It ended up with a collection of 340.17 crores when it was released in 2013.

19) Kick

Kick released in 2014 yet another Salman Khan movie to be one of the all-time blockbusters whose collection was 309.89 crores in India. In this action movie, we see Salman Khan plays the character of Devil who starts to make a lot of decisions in his life that affect those around him. Alongside the commercial storyline, the songs were also superhits.

20) Simmba

This action-packed superhit got into the screens in late 2018 and became a fan favorite for its typical Bollywood entertainment. Directed by Rohit Shetty and starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan, it navigates the story of a Goa Cop transforming from a corrupt cop to a good one. Its totally gross collection is ₹308.09 crores.

Now that you’ve gone through the highest Grossing Movies Of Bollywood, you have a list full of top Indian movies which you can browse whenever you want to get a taste of Bollywood entertainment. Save and share this post for later for easy navigation to act as a checklist!

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1 comment

Apoorv Sharma September 4, 2019 at 10:16 am

I hate seeing 2.0 on the top. I know the stardom of Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar and the money invested in the movie & graphics but I really don’t like that movie.

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