Top Highest Grossing Indian Movies – Box Office Collection
This is a positioning of the most & highest grossing Indian movies which incorporates films from different-different languages like Hindi, Telugu, Punjabi and many more based on the traditionalist worldwide film industry gauges as revealed by trustworthy sources.
Indian movies have been screened all over the world since the 20th century. As of 2003, there are advertises in more than 90 nations where films from India are screened.
During the first decade of the 21st century, there was an unfaltering rise in the ticket cost, a tripling in the number of theatres and an expansion in the number of prints of a film being released, which prompted a vast increment in the box office collection.
The highest Indian grossing films are from Bollywood and rest are from other languages. In Indian cinema, Bollywood is giving 43% of the net film industry income, while Tamil and Telugu film gives to 36%, and other territorial ventures comprise 21%.
See the list of highest grossing Indian movies whether it is from Bollywood, Tollywood or any other regional film industry:
Highest Grossing Indian Movies
Movie was released on 23 Dec 2016 worldwide. The film is directed by Nitesh Tiwari and produced by Aamir Khan, under his studio Aamir Khan Productions with UTV Motion Pictures and Walt Disney Pictures India.
Film received positive reviews from critics and it was blockbuster movie of Indian Cinema. Film was based on true story of former Indian national wrestling champion Mahavir Singh Phogat and her gaughters Geeta and Babita. The buget of the Dangal was ₹70 crore and it grossed ₹2,125.3 crore worldwide.
It is in the top rank of highest grossing bollywood movies & the highest-grossing non-English foreign film in China.
Directors: Nitesh Tiwari
Worldwide Gross: ₹2,125.3 crore
Cast: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Zaira Wasim, Sanya Malhotra, Suhani Bhatnagar, Aparshakti Khurana, Ritwik Sahore, , Girish Kulkarni, Vivan Bhatena, Shishir Sharma, Meenu Prajapati, Badrul Islam, Karmveer Choudhary
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
The movie was released on 28 April 2017 and directed by S. S. Rajamouli and written by his father K. V. Vijayendra Prasad. Film was produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni under the banner Arka Media Works. It’s a sequel of Baahubali. Movie was dubbed in many languages like: Hindi, Malayalam, Japanese, Russian and Chinese
The budget was ₹2.5 billion but the film was crossed ₹1,796.56 crore worldwide. According to sources, within 6 days film was crossed ₹8 billion worldwide. Film set many films records on his name, becoming the highest grossing movies in India. Near around 100 million tickets sold, the highest estimated footfall for any film in India since Sholay (1975).
It won many Awards like: National Film Awards, British Film Institute, 39th Moscow International Film Festival, 48th International Film Festival of India
Directors: S. S. Rajamouli
Worldwide Gross: ₹1,796.56 crore
Cast: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishna, Nassar, Sathyaraj, Subbaraju, Rakesh Varre, Meka Ramakrishna, Charandeep Surneni
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
The film was released in 2015 on the occasion of Eid. The film written and directed by Kabir Khan, co-written by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad and Parveez Sheikh. Both Salman Khan and Rockline Venkatesh produced the film.
The budget of the film was ₹90 crore and it was grossed more than ₹969 crore worldwide. It was a blockbuster and every actor has done a wonderful job. Even from all the critics, Bajrangi Bhaijaan got 100% rating.
It won the National & Filmfare Awards. It was also nominated for Best Foreign Film in China’s 2015 Douban Film Awards.
Directors: Kabir Khan
Worldwide Gross: ₹969 crore
Cast: Salman Khan, Ammar Anees Khan, Harshaali Malhotra, Kareena Kapoor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Meher Vij, Kushaal Pawar, Mir Sarwar, Kamlesh Gill, Om Puri, Sharat Saxena, Alka Kaushal, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Adnan Sami, Rajesh Sharma, Krunal Pandit, Mursaleen Qureshi, Manoj Bakshi, Harssh A. Singh, Yudhvir Dahiya
Secret Superstar (2017)
It was released in 2017 and directed by Advait Chandan. Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao both produced the film with the budget of ₹15 crore.
Secret Superstar is one of the most profitable film of Indian cinema. It grossed ₹965 crore worldwide. It is also one of the highest-grossing Indian film in Indian cinema featuring a female protagonist, the highest-grossing 2017 Hindi film, the third highest-grossing Indian film worldwide, and the second highest-grossing Indian film overseas.
Directors: Advait Chandan
Worldwide Gross: ₹965 crore
Cast: Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij, Raj Arjun, Aamir Khan, Tirth Sharma, Farrukh Jaffer, Mona Ambegaonkar, Shamath Mazumdar, Manuj Sharma, Nikita Anand Mukherjee, Harsh Jha, Saloni Mehta, Shaan, Monali Thakur
PK was released in 19 Dec 2014 and directed by Rajkumar Hirani and written by Hirani and Abhijat Joshi. Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra both was produced this movie PK. The story of the movie is about an alien who comes to earth for some certain missions.
PK received positive reviews from all the critics. PK film was won many awards including Filmfare Awards. PK film budget was ₹850 million but the film grossed ₹7 billion. It was the first Indian film to gross more than ₹7 billion and US$100 million worldwide. It was a huge hit.
Directors: Rajkumar Hirani
Worldwide Gross: ₹7 billion
Cast: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla, Sanjay Dutt, Parikshit Sahni, Amardeep Jha, Ram Sethi, Rohitash Gaud, Ranbir Kapoor, Reema Debnath, Michael Pekala, Rukhsaar Rehman, Plabita Borthakur, Anil Mange, Brijendra Kala, Rajiv Gupta, Monali Thakur, Udesh Limma, Manvi Gagroo
2.0 movie was released on 29 Nov 2018 and written & directed by S. Shankar. It is the most expensive movie in Indian cinema. The estimated budget was ₹543 crore. Film was started in 2015 and completed in Aug 2017. The film is the first in Indian cinema to be natively shot in 3D.
2.0 was released worldwide in both conventional and 3D format. 2.0 is the sequel of Robot. It is also one of the biggest blockbuster Indian movie which grossed ₹800 crore worldwide.
Directors: S. Shankar
Worldwide Gross: ₹800 crore
Cast: Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Sudhanshu Pandey, Adil Hussain, Ishari K. Ganesh, Kalabhavan Shajohn, Kaizaad Kotwal, Anant Mahadevan, Mayilsamy, Priya Prince, Mayur Bansiwal, Sanchana Natarajan, Maya S. Krishnan, Murali Satagopan, Avijit Dutt, Savitha Reddy
Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
The Baahubali: The Beginning, is the first installment of the successful fiction movie. Film was released in 10 July 2015 and directed by S. S. Rajamouli. Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni was produced the film. First it was shot in Telugu and Tamil and later on it was dubbed in Hindi and Malayalam.
It was also one of the most expensive movies of Indian Cinema. The budget was 180 crore but movies was garnering critical acclaim and record breaking box office success. It became the highest-grossing film in India, third highest-grossing Indian movie worldwide, and highest-grossing South Indian film. It grossed ₹650 crore.
Directors: S. S. Rajamouli
Worldwide Gross: ₹650 crore
Cast: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Sathyaraj, Nassar, S. S. Rajamouli, Rohini, Meka Ramakrishna, Tanikella Bharani, Adivi Sesh, Prabhakar, Sudeep, Nora Fatehi, Scarlett Mellish Wilson
Sultan was released in 6 July 2016 and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Aditya Chopra was the producer of the film. The scene is centred around the lead character Sultan played by Salman Khan, unmotivated youthful blood who loses himself in affection for a specialist wrestler. In any case, the story isn’t joyful completely, nonetheless, the young lady expresses that she will wed a man who is like him in his professional aspect. The idea of the film was acknowledged completely.
Film was a blockbuster of 2016 and grossed more than ₹623.3 crores worldwide.
Directors: Ali Abbas Zafar
Worldwide Gross: ₹623.3 crores
Cast: Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Anant Vidhaat Sharma, Randeep Hooda, Amit Sadh, Marko Zaror, Tyron Woodley, Marrese Crump, Kumud Mishra, Suzi Khan, Sumeet Samnani, Ivan Rodrigues, Karmveer Choudhary, Parikshat Sahni, Ashish Raja, Arwind Wahi, Himanshu Bhutiyani, Meiyang Chang, Kubra Sait, Shibani Dandekar, Candice Redding, Anjana Om Kashyap.
Sanju is a life of Sanjay Dutt. The film was directed by Rajkumar Hirani and written by Hirani and Abhijat Joshi. The film was relased in 29 Jun 2018. The film is all about Sanjay Dutt life incidents like: addiction with drugs, 1993 bombay bomb blasts, relationship with his father, relationship with his friend, comebacks and many more.
Film was receiving positive reviews from all the Critics. It was a first blockbuster film of Ranbir Kapoor. The film was grossed more than ₹586 worldwide. Sanju was the highest grossing Bollywood film of 2018 and second highest earning film in India. Sanju Film won many Filmfare Awards.
Directors: Rajkumar Hirani
Worldwide Gross: ₹586
Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Manisha Koirala, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Jim Sarbh, Karishma Tanna, Boman Irani, Sayaji Shinde, Piyush Mishra, Aditi Gautam, Ashnoor Kaur, Yuri Suri, Ashwin Mushran, Anjan Srivastav, Prakash Belawadi, Mahesh Manjrekar, Tabu, Arshad Warsi, Anil Charanjeet , Sanjay Dutt
Padmaavat was released in 2018 directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The movies was based on the epic poem Padmavat by Malik Muhammad Jayasi. It was one of the most expensive bollywood movie with a budget of ₹2.15 billion (US$30 million). Initially, Sanjay Leela Bhansali wants to release the movie on 1 December 2017 but due to numerous controversies, its release was delayed. After so many controversies, the film was released on 25 January 2018 in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D formats. Some states were not allowed to release Padmaavat.
Padmaavat got mixed reviews from audiences. Experts praised the cinematography, visuals, acting of all the acters and actresses. Padmaavat was hit and grossed ₹5.85 billion at the box office collection. Padmaavat also got 18 nominations in 64th Filfare Awards and won two awards, including Best Actor (Critics).
Directors: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Worldwide Gross: ₹585
Cast: Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, hears of her beauty and attacks her kingdom to claim her, Aditi Rao Hydari, Jim Sarbh, Raza Murad, and Anupriya Goenka.
Tiger Zinda Hai (2017)
Tiger Zinda Hai was released in 2017 and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and co-written by Neelesh Misra. Salman Khan was revealed first poster on his official twitter account on 18 Oct 2017. Later on, trailer was released on 7 Nov and film was released on 22 Dec 2017. It’s also one of the most expensive Hindi Movie with the budget of ₹2.1 billion.
Tiger Zinda Hai one of the most blockbuster films of Salman Khan. Film has grossed more than ₹5.65 billion at the box collections and becoming one of the highest-grossing Indian films. Director of this film Ali Abbas will start working on sequence but after the release of his film Bharat.
Directors: Ali Abbas Zafar
Worldwide Gross: ₹565
Cast: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sajjad Delafrooz, Paresh Rawal, Angad Bedi, Kumud Mishra, Girish Karnad, Sal Yusuf, Paresh Pahuja, Neha Hinge, Gavie Chahal, Anupriya Goenka, Kashmira Irani, Anant Vidhaat Sharma, Ivan Rodrigues, Siddhartha Basu, Rohit Kadu Deshmukh, Anjana Om Kashyap, Danish Bhatt, Khalida Jan Touray, Nawab Shah, Zachary Coffin, Casey Shannon, Najmeddin Al Hadad, Vibhoutee Sharma, Sartaaj Kakkar, Jineet Rath
Dhoom 3 (2013)
Dhoom 3 was released in 20 Dec 2013 and written & directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. It was 3rd sequence of dhoom movie. Film was the blockbuster and grossed more than 500 crore. At that time critics was in a confusion for the review.
Directors: Vijay Krishna Acharya
Worldwide Gross: ₹556 crore
Cast: Aamir Khan, Uday Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Jackie Shroff, Tabrett Bethell, Andrew Bicknell, Siddharth Nigam.
3 Idiots (2009)
3 Idiots was released in 25 Dec 2009 and directed by Rajkumar Hirani & co-written with Abhijat Joshi. Vidhu Vinod Chopra was the producer of the film. It was a blockbuster film and highest grossing movies in its opening weekend in India. It is the first Indian movie at that time to become most successful in East Asian Markets like china, japan.
3 Idiots was many filmfare awards including 3 National Awards, Best Popular Film and many more. Film has grossed more than ₹460 crore and was the first film who grossed this number at that time.
Directors: Rajkumar Hirani
Worldwide Gross: ₹460 crore
Cast: Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani, Omi Vaidya, Rahul Kumar, Mona Singh, Parikshit Sahni, Farida Dadi, Amardeep Jha, Javed Jaffrey, Arun Bali, Ali Fazal, Akhil Mishra, Rohitash Gaud, Achyut Potdar, Achyut Potdar, Madhav Vaze, Olivier Sanjay Lafont, Jayant Kripalani, Atul Tiwari, Rajeev Ravindranathan, Girdhar Swami
List of highest-grossing Bengali films
|1||Amazon Obhijaan (2017)||Kamaleswar Mukherjee||₹48.63 crore|
|2||Chander Pahar (2013)||Kamaleswar Mukherjee||₹15 crore|
|3||Boss 2: Back to Rule (2017)||Baba Yadav||₹10.50 crore|
|4||Nabab (2009)||Joydip Mukherjee||₹9.10 crore|
|5||Rangbaaz (2013)||Raja Chanda||₹9 crore|
|6||Praktan (2016)||Shiboprosad Mukherjee, Nandita Roy||₹8.5 crore|
|7||Khoka 420 (2013)||Rajiv Kumar Biswas||₹8 crore|
|8||Posto (2017)||Shiboprosad Mukherjee, Nandita Roy||₹8 crore|
List of highest-grossing Bhojpuri films
|1||Sasura Bada Paisawala (2004)||Ajay Sinha||₹9 crore|
List of highest-grossing Gujarati films
|1||Chaal Jeevi Laiye! (2019)||Vipul Mehta||₹26 crore|
|2||Desh Re Joya Dada Pardesh Joya (1998)||Govindbhai Patel||₹22 crore|
|3||Shu Thayu? (2018)||Krishnadev Yagnik||₹21 crore|
|4||Chhello Divas (2015)||Krishnadev Yagnik||₹18 crore|
|5||Gujjubhai the Great (2015)||Ishaan Randeria||₹15 crore|
|6||Bey Yaar (2014)||Abhishek Jain||₹8.5 crore|
List of highest-grossing Kannada films
|1||K.G.F: Chapter 1 * (2018)||Prashanth Neel||₹243 crore|
|2||Raajakumara (2017)||Santhosh Ananddram||₹75 crore|
|3||Yajamana (2019)||Pon Kumaran||₹50 crore|
|4||Kirik Party (2016)||Rishab Shetty||₹50 crore|
|5||Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014)||Santhosh Ananddram||₹50 crore|
|6||Mungaru Male (2006)||Yogaraj Bhat||₹50 crore|
|7||Doddmane Hudga (2016)||Duniya Soori||₹40 crore|
|8||Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (2012)||Naganna||₹40 crore|
|9||Uppi 2 (2015)||Upendra||₹40 crore|
|10||Kotigobba 2 (2016)||K. S. Ravikumar||₹35 crore|
|11||Dandupalya (2012)||Srinivas Raju||₹35 crore|
List of highest-grossing Malayalam films
|1||Pulimurugan (2016)||Vysakh||₹152 crore|
|2||Kayamkulam Kochunni (2018)||Rosshan Andrrews||₹100 crore|
|3||Lucifer (2019)||Prithviraj Sukumaran||₹80 crore|
|4||Drishyam (2013)||Jeethu Joseph||₹75 crore|
|5||Oppam (2016)||Priyadarshan||₹65 crore|
|6||Premam (2015)||Alphonse Puthren||₹60 crore|
|7||Two Countries (2015)||Shafi||₹55 crore|
|8||Odiyan (2018)||V. A. Shrikumar Menon||₹54 crore|
|9||Njan Prakashan (2018)||Sathyan Anthikad||₹52 crore|
|10||Ennu Ninte Moideen (2015)||R. S. Vimal||₹50 crore|
|11||Ezra (2017)||Jay K.||₹50 crore|
|12||Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol (2017)||Jibu Jacob||₹50 crore|
|13||Ramaleela (2017)||Arun Gopy||₹50 crore|
List of highest-grossing Marathi films
|1||Sairat (2016)||Nagraj Manjule||₹110 crore|
|2||Sachin: A Billion Dreams (2017)||James Erskine||₹76 crore|
|3||Natsamrat (2016)||Mahesh Manjrekar||₹50 crore|
|4||Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (2015)||Subodh Bhave||₹40 crore|
|5||Timepass 2 (2015)||Ravi Jadhav||₹40 crore|
|6||Lai Bhaari (2014)||Nishikant Kamath||₹40 crore|
|7||Timepass (2014)||Ravi Jadhav||₹33 crore|
|8||Duniyadari (2013)||Sanjay Jadhav||₹30 crore|
|9||Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy (2009)||Santosh Manjrekar||₹25.5 crore|
|10||Ventilator (2016)||Rajesh Mapuskar||₹25 crore|
List of highest-grossing Odia films
|1||Ishq Tu Hi Tu (2015)||Tapas Sargharia||₹6.79 crore|
List of highest-grossing Punjabi films
|1||Chaar Sahibzaade (2014)||Harry Baweja||₹70 crore|
|2||Carry on Jatta 2 (2018)||Smeep Kang||₹62.37 crore|
|3||Sardaar Ji (2015)||Rohit Jugraj Chauhan||₹50 crore|
|4||Manje Bistre (2017)||Baljit Singh Deo||₹45 crore|
|5||Angrej (2015)||Simerjit Singh||₹31 crore|
|6||Qismat (2018)||Jagdeep Sidhu||₹30 crore|
|7||Jatt & Juliet 2 (2013)||Anurag Singh||₹28 crore|
|8||Jatt & Juliet (2012)||Anurag Singh||₹27 crore|
|9||Sajjan Singh Rangroot (2018)||Pankaj Batra||₹26 crore|
|10||Love Punjab (2016)||Rajiev Dhingra||₹25.5 crore|
List of highest-grossing Telugu films
|1||Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)||S. S. Rajamouli||₹1,810 crore|
|2||2.0 * (2018)||S. Shankar||₹800 crore|
|3||Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)||S. S. Rajamouli||₹650 crore|
|4||Enthiran (2010)||S. Shankar||₹290 crore|
|5||Kabali (2016)||Pa. Ranjith||₹286–499 crore|
|6||Mersal (2017)||Atlee||₹260 crore|
|7||Sarkar * (2018)||AR Murugadoss||₹260 crore|
|8||Petta (2019)||Karthik Subbaraj||₹250 crore|
|9||I (2015)||S. Shankar||₹240 crore|
|10||Vishwaroopam (2013)||Kamal Haasan||₹220 crore|
List of highest-grossing Tamil films
|1||Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)||S. S. Rajamouli||₹1,810 crore|
|2||Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)||S. S. Rajamouli||₹650 crore|
|3||Bharat Ane Nenu (2018)||Koratala Siva||₹225 crore|
|4||Rangasthalam (2018)||Sukumar||₹210 crore|
|5||Attarintiki Daredi (2013)||Trivikram Srinivas||₹187 crore|
|6||Khaidi No. 150 (2017)||V.V. Vinayak||₹164 crore|
|7||Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava (2018)||Trivikram Srinivas||₹158.6 crore|
|8||Magadheera (2009)||S.S. Rajamouli||₹150 crore|
|Gabbar Singh (2012)||Harish Shankar||₹150 crore|
|10||Srimanthudu (2015)||Koratala Siva||₹144 crore|
List of highest-grossing films by year
|1940||Zindagi||P. C. Barua||₹55 lakh|
|1941||Khazanchi||Moti B. Gidwani||₹70 lakh|
|1942||Basant||Amiya Chakrabarty||₹80 lakh|
|1943||Kismet||Gyan Mukherjee||₹1 crore|
|1944||Rattan||M. Sadiq||₹1 crore|
|1945||Zeenat||Shaukat Hussain Rizvi||₹70 lakh|
|1946||Anmol Ghadi||Mehboob Khan||₹1 crore|
|1947||Jugnu||Shaukat Hussain Rizvi||₹50 lakh|
|1948||Chandralekha||S. S. Vasan||₹1.55 crore|
|1949||Barsaat||Raj Kapoor||₹2 crore|
|1950||Samadhi||Ramesh Saigal||₹1.35 crore|
|1951||Awaara||Raj Kapoor||₹10.38 crore|
|1952||Aan||Mehboob Khan||₹3.57 crore|
|1953||Anarkali||Nandlal Jaswantlal||₹2.35 crore|
|1954||Nagin||Nandlal Jaswantlal||₹2.9 crore|
|1955||Pather Panchali||Satyajit Ray||₹10 crore|
|Shree 420||Raj Kapoor||₹4.94 crore|
|1956||Jagte Raho||Sombhu Mitra||₹4.44 crore|
|1957||Mother India||Mehboob Khan||₹8 crore|
|1958||Madhumati||Bimal Roy||₹4 crore|
|1959||Char Dil Char Rahen||Khwaja Ahmad Abbas||₹5.27 crore|
|1960||Mughal-e-Azam||K. Asif||₹11 crore|
|1961||Gunga Jumna||Nitin Bose||₹11.27 crore|
|1962||Bees Saal Baad||Biren Nag||₹3 crore|
|1963||Mere Mehboob||H. S. Rawail||₹6 crore|
|1964||Sangam||Raj Kapoor||₹8 crore|
|1965||Waqt||Yash Chopra||₹6 crore|
|1966||Phool Aur Patthar||O. P. Ralhan||₹17.17 crore|
|1967||Hamraaz||B. R. Chopra||₹13.33 crore|
|1968||Ankhen||Ramanand Sagar||₹6.5 crore|
|1969||Aradhana||Shakti Samanta||₹17.85 crore|
|1970||Mera Naam Joker||Raj Kapoor||₹16.81 crore|
|1971||Haathi Mere Saathi||M. A. Thirumugam||₹16.35 crore|
|1972||Seeta Aur Geeta||Ramesh Sippy||₹19.53 crore|
|1973||Bobby||Raj Kapoor||₹30.24 crore|
|1974||Roti Kapda Aur Makaan||Manoj Kumar||₹10.5 crore|
|1975||Sholay||Ramesh Sippy||₹50.28 crore|
|1976||Barood||Pramod Chakravorty||₹19.32 crore|
|1977||Amar Akbar Anthony||Manmohan Desai||₹15.5 crore|
|1978||Muqaddar Ka Sikandar||Prakash Mehra||₹26.89 crore|
|1979||Suhaag||Manmohan Desai||₹10 crore|
|1980||Qurbani||Feroz Khan||₹12 crore|
|1981||Kranti||Manoj Kumar||₹20 crore|
|1982||Disco Dancer||Babbar Subhash||₹100.7 crore|
|1983||Coolie||Manmohan Desai||₹18 crore|
|1984||Jagir||Pramod Chakravorty||₹35.32 crore|
|1985||Ram Teri Ganga Maili||Raj Kapoor||₹19 crore|
|1986||Karma||Subhash Ghai||₹14 crore|
|1987||Hukumat||Anil Sharma||₹11 crore|
|1988||Tezaab||N. Chandra||₹16 crore|
|1989||Maine Pyar Kiya||Sooraj Barjatya||₹28 crore|
|1990||Dil||Indra Kumar||₹18 crore|
|1991||Saajan||Lawrence D’Souza||₹18 crore|
|1992||Beta||Indra Kumar||₹23.5 crore|
|1993||Aankhen||David Dhawan||₹25.25 crore|
|1994||Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!||Sooraj Barjatya||₹200 crore|
|1995||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge||Aditya Chopra||₹126.5 crore|
|1996||Raja Hindustani||Dharmesh Darshan||₹87.5 crore|
|1997||Dil To Pagal Hai||Yash Chopra||₹71.87 crore|
|1998||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai||Karan Johar||₹106.74 crore|
|1999||Hum Saath Saath Hain||Sooraj Barjatya||₹81.71 crore|
|2000||Mohabbatein||Aditya Chopra||₹90.01 crore|
|2001||Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham||Karan Johar||₹135.53 crore|
|2002||Devdas||Sanjay Leela Bhansali||₹102 crore|
|2003||Kal Ho Naa Ho||Nikhil Advani||₹86.09 crore|
|2004||Veer-Zaara||Yash Chopra||₹97.64 crore|
|2005||No Entry||Anees Bazmee||₹97.64 crore|
|2006||Dhoom 2||Sanjay Gadhvi||₹151.39 crore|
|2007||Om Shanti Om||Farah Khan||₹149.87 crore|
|2008||Ghajini||A. R. Murugadoss||₹232 crore|
|2009||3 Idiots||Rajkumar Hirani||₹459.96 crore|
|2010||Enthiran||S. Shankar||₹289 crore|
|2012||Ek Tha Tiger||Kabir Khan||₹334.39 crore|
|2013||Dhoom 3||Vijay Krishna Acharya||₹589.2 crore|
|2014||PK||Rajkumar Hirani||₹832 crore|
|2015||Bajrangi Bhaijaan *||Kabir Khan||₹969.06 crore|
|2016||Dangal||Nitesh Tiwari||₹2,024–2,100 crore|
|2017||Baahubali 2: The Conclusion||S. S. Rajamouli||₹1,810 crore|
|2018||2.0 *||S. Shankar||₹800 crore|
Amir Khan’s comedy-drama ‘Dangal’ is currently the highest grossing Indian movie. It has earned over Rs 400 crore domestically and over Rs 473 crore overseas. Although it is not officially budgeted, the movie is estimated to have cost between Rs 20 and 25 crores, including production costs and the cost of print and advertisement.
Salman Khan’s movie ‘Sultan’ was another big hit in India and overseas. The film is about a young man who falls in love with a wrestler. He vows to win her back and bring her home. This film was one of the highest grossing films of the year, grossing over US$92 million worldwide and 623.3 crores INR in India.
The highest grossing Indian movies are made in Hindi. Bollywood films account for 43% of the country’s net film industry income, while Telugu and Tamil films account for 36%. Other territorial ventures account for the remaining 21%. This movie was released in over 180 countries, including the US. It was produced by Aamir Khan and directed by Nitesh Tiwari.
Bollywood, the Hindi language film industry, is the largest film producer in India. Dangal, released in 2016, is the highest grossing Bollywood film ever. It was produced on a budget of 70 crore and has been screened across the world, including China and Australia. It was also nominated at the Berlin International Film Festival.