Here we will know about the Highest Grossing Bollywood Movies but before that, we know the history of Indian cinema briefly.
If you watch movies, then you must know about the Dadasaheb Phalke Award because this award is India’s highest award in cinema.
Dadasaheb Phalke, known as the “father of Indian cinema“, was a successful Indian filmmaker who directed and produced India’s first full-length movie, Raja Harishchandra, in 1913. Raja Harishchandra was a silent movie, which means that there was no sound in this movie.
In 1969, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award was presented by the Government of India to recognize the contribution made by Dadasaheb Phalke to Indian cinema.
Now you must have known about India’s first film and Babasaheb Phalke Award, but do you know which was India’s first sound film?
So India’s first sound film was Alam Ara directed by Ardeshir Irani which was released in 1931. After this, as time passed, so did the changes in Indian cinema.
Today, the Bollywood film industry has become the world’s largest producer of movies. Bollywood cinema produces 200 to 300 movies every year if we derive an average of a few years.
From 1913 to 2020, Bollywood has produced more than 2500 films and all Bollywood movies have earned millions.
But do you know which Bollywood film is the highest box office collection film to date?
If you do not know, then this article is complete, because, in this article, we will tell you about 10 Bollywood movies which have earned the highest. Knowing about the budget of many of these films, you will lose your senses.
Let me tell you that there is a collection of all these films is from worldwide not only in India.
Top 10 Highest Grossing Bollywood Movies
Padmaavat was a Bollywood movie that was a victim of many contraversions before its release. This movie was banned in many cities in India. The reason behind this was that many people believed that queen Padmaavati’s character has been tampered with in this film.
Later, when people saw this movie, they came to know the truth that no character has been tampered with in this film. It was then released in theatres of some cities.
On the strength of its powerful story, Padmaavat earned a huge amount and is ranked 10th among Bollywood’s highest-grossing films.
|Director||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Producer(s)||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
Aditi Rao Hydari
No doubt Sanju is one of the best biopic movies of Bollywood. To make this film the best film, two things are included: Ranbir Kapoor’s acting and Sanjay Dutt’s controversial life.
There is no doubt that Sanjay Dutt has faced a lot of trouble in his life and all this has been shown well in the Sanju movie.
|Producer(s)||Vidhu Vinod Chopra|
We all know that Salman Khan’s movie is released every year on Eid, similarly, Sultan was also released on Eid of 2016. The story of Sultan movie is very good in which you get to see action, emotion and romance.
The film focuses on Sultan Ali Khan, a middle-aged wrestler and ex-wrestling champion. His wrestling created a rift in his personal life.
The film was released worldwide on 6 July 2016. It grossed ₹623.33 crores worldwide and was one of the highest-grossing Bollywood movies of all time.
|Director||Ali Abbas Zafar|
(07) Bahubali: The Beginning
This film completely changed the Indian film industry. Baahubali: The Beginning film’s action, visual effects, story and graphics set many records in the Indian film industry.
The film was conceived by S. S. Rajamouli’s father K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, who randomly told him a story about some of the characters in the film. Rajamouli said during an interview that the Bahubali film is inspired by the epic Mahabharata.
Bahubali was the most expensive Indian film and the highest-grossing film of 2016.
|Director||S. S. Rajamouli|
2.0 is a standalone sequel to the 2010 movie Robot (Enthiran). The estimated budget for this film was ₹570 crores and this film is the most expensive Indian film ever.
2.0 grossed ₹117.34 crores worldwide on its first day, the second-highest for an Indian film. This entire film is based on the technology of how deadly the cell phone proves to be for birds.
PK is a 2014 Bollywood satirical comedy-drama film in which Aamir Khan played a humanoid alien.
When Rajkumar Hirani was writing the script for the film, he thought of keeping the title of the film Talli, when he thought of Ek Tha Talli, but when Salman Khan’s film Ek Tha Tiger was released in 2012, he changed the title to PK.
The film revolves around religion and one fact that you might not know about this film is that in this entire film, Aamir Khan did not close his eye even once.
|Producer(s)||Vidhu Vinod Chopra|
Sushant Singh Rajput
(04) Secret Superstar
Secret Superstar was a low budget film, you must know that mister perfectionists do not charge for any of their films, but whenever any of their films are super hit, then they take some percentage of that film’s earnings as fees.
From this film, we get to know that even if a small budget film can earn a good income on its own story. The film tells the coming-of-age story of a teenage girl who aspires to become a singer, uploads videos to YouTube, and how she is dissolving her identity with a niqab.
(03) Bajrangi Bhaijaan
For the film Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Kabir Khan draws some inspiration on the Hindu epic Ramayana, which he saw as Ramleela’s plays as a child, and especially the Hindu god Bajrangi (Hanuman).
The film was released on 17 July 2015, one day before Eid, on 4,500 screens in India and 1,000 screens in overseas respectively and the story of this film won everyone’s heart.
The film’s very good story and superb acting caught the attention of the people and the film became one of the top 3 highest-grossing Bollywood movies with a gross of ₹ 969.06 crores.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
(02) Bahubali 2: The Conclusion
Bahubali 2: The Conclusion is an epic action film that was the sequel to the 2015 film Bahubali: The Beginning. The film was directed by S. S. Rajamouli and written by his father K. V. Vijayendra Prasad.
One of the aims of people behind watching this film was that they had to know why Kattappa killed Bahubali? (Kattappa ne Bahubali ko kyu mara?).
The film had 100 million tickets sold, which is a record. Before that, the film that sold the most number of tickets was Sholay.
The budget of ₹250 crores of this film makes it the 2nd most expensive movie in India. By collecting ₹ 1810 crores, this movie is the 2nd highest-grossing Bollywood movie till date.
|Director||S. S. Rajamouli|
Dangal film is a biographical wrestling based movie in which an Aamir Khan has been a former state-level champion and he wants his daughters to become world champions.
Do you know that Aamir Khan’s film Dangal has earned more from China than India? Dangal had gross revenue from India about Rs. 550 crores and the same was gross revenue from China about Rs. 1400 Crores.
Dangal is the No.1 highest-grossing Bollywood movie by grossing total ₹2024 crore from Worldwide.
Siddharth Roy Kapur
Fatima Sana Shaikh