Checkout below listed Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies in Bollywood by 2017, Bollywood is the term used for Hindi cinema. These movies are watched by the entire Indian household with great keen and passion. From watching movies of your favourite stars to the latest debut these movies bring about great excitement among the fans. It has a great fan base around the world. Numerous Bollywood movies have gained wide-spread recognition and have been highly acclaimed. In the recent past, the trend of Crore clubs has been setup and we have witnessed several records being broken with every Bollywood movie release.
Given below are the top 10 Highest grossing movies of Bollywood that are listed according to the Indian Box-office collections:
10. DILWALE: 213 Crores
Dilwale was produced by Gauri Khan for Red Chillies entertainment. Directed by Rohit shetty this movie was released in 2015. The cast of the movie includes Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan, and Kriti Sanon in lead roles, with Johnny Lever and Varun Sharma in supporting roles. The movie had great success and grossed 372 crores in the wordlwide box office. The film is a story about the main characters and their enchanting relationship that travels through years of hatred for each other.
9. BAJIRAO MASTANI: 261 Crores
This is an Indian Historical romance movie directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Released in 2015 Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone play the lead roles. The movie is a narrative of Peshwa Bajiro and his second wife Mastani. The movie grossed 357 crores in the box office. The movie has many awards for best directing and best supporting actress and also has received several nominations in the film fare awards.
8. 3 IDIOTS: 269 Crores
This movie of 2009 is still one of the best movies of the Bollywood industry. A comedy- drama movie co-written by edited, and directed by Raj Kumar and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The movie stars The film stars Aamir Khan,Kareena Kapoor, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Omi Vaidya, Parikshit Sahniand Boman Irani and has its adaptations from the novel of Chethan Bagath. This movie grossed 392 crores in the box office. This movie has its remake in Tamil as Nanban and has been one of the most loved movies by the younger generation.
7. CHENNAI EXPRESS: 301 Crores
This Rohit Shetty Movie is a romantic comedy released in 2013. This movie is based on a south Indian on set with Sharukh Khan and Deepika Padukone playing the lead roles. This movie was produced by Gauri Khan for Red Chillies Entertainment. The movie is the journey of a young man from Mumbai to Rameshwaram and his struggles when he falls in love with the daughter of a local don. The movies song Lungi dance is still a super hit. The movie grossed 396 crores in the box office.
6. PREM RATHAN DHAN PAYO: 305 Crores
Another Salman Khan movie released in 2015 is an Indian romantic Drama. This movie was written and directed by Sooraj Barjatya. Rajshri Productions produced this movie and was distributed by Fox Star Studios. The film was also released in Tamil and Telugu versions as Meymarandhen Paaraayo and Prema Leela, respectively. The movie has Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor as the lead and grossed about 430 crores in the worldwide box office. This is one of the few Highest Grossing Movies in Bollywood.
5. KICK: 310 Crores
To start the list off we have a Salman Khan movie released the year 2014. This Indian action film was produced and directed by Sajid Nadiadwala under his Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. This movie is the Hindi remake of the Telugu movie Kick released in 2009. The screenplay was written by Nadiadwala and Chetan Bhagat. The film features Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez as the lead characters. The movie grossed 405 crores in the box office.
4. SULTAN: 320 Crores
Released in 2016 Sulthan is a sports drama movie of Salman Khan. It was produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj films. It made an estimate of 584.25 crore in the worldwide box office. The movie is about a struggle of a wrestling champion whose career has an effect on his personal life. The movie was directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and had Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda in the lead roles.
3. DHOOM 3: 372 Crores
This third addition to the Dhoom series was released in 2013. Making an estimate of 5.36 billion in the box office this movie has Aamir Khan as the lead. The movie was written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra. It was the first Indian movie to be released in the IMAX motion picture film format with Dolby Atmos surround sound and had some of the fascinating action sequences that amazed the audience.
2. BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN: 433 Crores
Yet another Salman Khan movie directed by Kabir Khan and was written by K.V.Vijayendra Prasad. This movie was released in 2015 and is an Indian drama film with Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Harshali Malhotra in the lead. Salman Khan and Rockline Venkatesh produced this movie. The plot is the journey of Salman to return a mute girl back to her home town in Pakistan. This movie grossed about 635 crore in the box office and also has won many awards till date. This movie is substantial for creating a bond between the countries and was highly acclaimed by the critics too.
1. PK: 489 Crores
Released in 2014 this movie is a comedy movie based on science fiction. This movie was directed by Rajkumar Hirani and was produced by Viduhu Vinod Chopra and Rajkumar Hirani. With a budget of 85 crore this movie generated 120 crores in the box office and remains the top grossing movie till date. The lead role is played by Amir Khan and the movie is about an alien who visits the country and starts questioning the religious practises. Although it was opposed by several religious organizations, the movie received several accolades and good critics.
These were the Top 10 Highest Grossing Bollywood Movies of all time. And it is notable that in the changing trends, Bollywood movies are being watched all around the world. For a Bollywood aficionado, whether it’s an old Bollywood movie or a new one if it is a movie of your favourite superstar any fan would watch it first day, first show. These movies have grossed the highest and are among the top movies with the highest revenue till date. It is notable that these records won’t stay for too long and will be set apart by these stars only.