The magical word ‘Bollywood’ brings the promise of thrill, drama,dance-song and obviously a flavor which is impossible to find in any other film industry. Bollywood is not only world’s highest movie production centre; it is also one of the places where the revenue, investment and collections are measured in billions, not in millions. The movies along with lots of action, drama, romance are what keep the audience hooked on the screen and collect money worldwide. Now, let’s check out some of these grossing movies of last few years which had collected highest,
10. Dilwale – Rs. 372 crore
Superstar Shahrukh Khan made a comeback with his iconic co-star Kajol in this 2015 movie. Mind blowing action, beautiful location and the promising dialogue made this movie one of the most glamorous movie ever. Although the joint effort of the Red Chillis entertainment and Rohit Shetty failed to re-create the magic of the iconic Shahrukh-Kajol romance, it had done well in the box-office. Along with Shahrukh and Kajol the film also has Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon in the lead roles. The overall box office collection of the movie was INR 372 crore, which is equal to $55 million. Apart from the actions, Bollywood style love, conflict between family and love, the main point of this movie is definitely the superhit songs.
9. 3 Idiots- Rs. 395 crore
This iconic movie had broken many trends and set up a couple of rules itself in the movie industry of India. Although the film supposed to be based on the bestselling novel of famous author Chetan Bhagat, in reality the movie bore hardly any resemblance with the story. The conflicting thoughts of the youth for their intended career and the career mapped out for them, was shown in the movie in a marvelous way. It was successful not only in Indian market, but also in the whole oversees market with around US$60 million collection. The film was especially popular in the South Asian market.
8. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo- Rs. 400 crore
This 2015 royal drama features the most cheerful Khan of Bollywood, Salman Khan along with the charming Sonam Kapoor. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was an adaption from the novel ‘Prisoner of Zelda’ which features the story of a look-a-like of the king who has taken place of the king which the king was ill. He has sorted out the personal relationships of the king while falling for the king’s fiancée. The romantic comedy had collected over INR 400 crore or $59 million worldwide.
7. Chennai Express- Rs. 423 crore
The iconic song ‘Lungi Dance’ of the Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukon movie Chennai Express is still one of the most famous Hindi song which had made the whole nation dance. The journey of a ‘Common man’ after falling in love with the daughter of the local don is shown in this movie in a base of comedy. His journey from Mumbai to Rameswaram in the ‘Chennai Express’ was the main theme of the story. Although the total collection of the film was INR 423 crore or US$63 million, it was also the quickest film to collect $15 million at that time.
6. Dhoom 3- Rs. 542 crore
Technically, the third part of the Dhoom Series was not so much successful or appreciated by the audiences as the last two parts of this series. Yet, as per collection of INR 542 crore or $ 83 million, it is one of the highest grossing movies of Bollywood. Apart from the regular cast of the Dhoom series, Abhishek Bachhan and Uday Chopra, Dhoom 3 features Amir Khan in the negative role, along with his lady counterpart Katrina Kaif.
5. Sultan- Rs. 584 core
The romantic sports-drama film again featuring Salman Khan along with Anushka Sharma was one of the biggest hit of the year 2016. The film focuses on Sultan Ali Khan and his wife Aarfa Hussain, the wrestling champion couple, who travels to the pathway of success and loss co-coordinating their professional career along with personal. The film had collected around INR 584.15 crore or $87 million worldwide. Produced under the banner of Yash Raj Films, this film had brought a grossing collection for the banner in 2016.
4. Bajrangi Bhaijaan-Rs 626 crore
This is one of the highest grossing films of Bollywood which had brought tears of appreciation to the eyes of every onlooker. The intense relation between a small mute Pakistani girl Munni and a Brahmin and a devotee of lord Hanuman, Bajrangi (Salman Khan), along with their journey in the land of Pakistan to search for Munni’s home is indeed an engrossing tale. This film has portrayed the side of Salman, which is quite different from his other roles. The film had collected around INR 626 crore or $93 million worldwide.
3. Baahubali: The Beginning- Rs. 650 crore
It can be named as the one and only regional film which has a collection of around 650 crore $97 million and become popular throughout the India and worldwide. The epic fantasy film was originally shot in Tamil and Telegu. The main attraction of this movie is the action sequence white is projected by excellent Editing, cinematography, art direction and visual effects. The second part of this movie is soon to hit the theatre and it is expected to be as engrossing as the first part.
2. Dangal- Rs 730 crore
Dangal is another wrestling related movie of 2016, which had collected around 730 crore or $110 million worldwide. The film features Amir Khan as the father of the golden girls of the Indian wrestling world, who had led his daughters in the pathway of success. It is mainly a biographical sports drama film, which is appreciated by the audiences and the critics hugely.
1. PK – Rs 792 crore
PK is another Amir Khan movie, which can be named as most grossing movie of Bollywood till date. Directed by director Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the film had a collection of INR 792 crore or $120 million. The audiences cannot get over the wonder of seeing Amir Khan as an alien from the other planet till date. The other co-stars of Amir Khan, Anushka Sharma and Sushant Singh Rajput are also important part of the movie. Overall, the movie was a unique and wonderful experience for all the viewers.
‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’: More then Rs 1000 Crore
Bahubali 2: the conclusion, is an indian blockbuster movie released in the month of April 2017 in 8 languages. This movie is a continuing part of the first movie Bahubali: the begining. It was co-written and directed by S.S.Rajamouli. Since its release, the film has broken all the records of Indian film industry. The film was made with the budget of 250 crore rupees. It has earned more than 1000 crore rupees in 10 days. It has been the highest grossing Indian film of all time.
The success of a Bollywood movie depends on many things. In the current era, the small budget movies are also getting lots of attention from the audiences. Yet, the net collection from the movies are definitely are one of the most important parameter to measure the success of a Bollywood movie. In that matter, the high budget films along with the presence of Bollywood superstars mostly tops the chart. The Bollywood movie, no matter what becomes a Bollywood movie, with lots of drama and spices which can normally spells as ‘Bollywood Masala’.