With every new film release in Bollywood, it redefines the dynamics of box office. Some films set the benchmark and after that every film follows it to get over that benchmark and set up a new one.
Some films stand apart from the rest and become historical. It gets loved and overwhelmed universally.
Here we are listing some commercially successful and evergreen films which are highest grossing films. Check out the list and also check which one is yet to watch for you.
Box-office collection: Rs 5.5 crore net
Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Madhubala starrer film was a love story film of Salim and Anarkali. The making cost of the film was around Rs 1.5 crores. It released in 150 theatres across the country.
Box-office collection: Rs 3 crore net
Yash Chopra’s film Waqt included stars Sunil Dutt, Raaj Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Sadhana, Balraj Sahni, Sharmila Tagore, Achala Sachdev and Rehman.
Box-office collection: Rs 3.5 crore net
Box-office collection: Rs 11 crore net
Teenage romance film was starring Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia. Its India figures alone read 11 crores and it went onto mint money overseas as well, especially in the USSR.
Box-office collection: Rs 15 crore net
Directed by Ramesh Sippy, it broke all box office records when it was first released. The film starred Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Jaya Bhaduri and Amjad Khan.
Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978)
Box-office collection: Rs 8.5 crore net
Directed by Prakash Mehra, film was starring Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rekha and Raakhee.
Maine Pyar Kiya (1989):
Box-office collection: Rs 14 crore
Salman Khan and Bhagyashree’s debut film as lead star becomes successful with every ingredient required.
Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994):
Box-office collection: Rs 73 crore net
With Indian marriage and family life, this film becomes successful. It also set Rajshree production as a reputed one. This film stars Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995):
Box-office collection: Rs 54 crores net
DDLJ sets Shahrukh Khan as the Superstar. It is still running in Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998):
Box-office collection: Rs 46 crore net
This film was a sizzling love triangle between Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji.
Box-office collection: Rs 76 crores net
It saved Sunny Deol’s career and is still considered a gold standard as far as box office earnings are concerned.
Om Shanti Om (2007) :
Box-office collection: Rs 78 crore net
OSO film was a complete masala fun, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal and Shreyas Talpade.
Box-office collection: Rs 114 crore net
3 Idiots (2009)
Box-office collection: Rs 201 crore net
Ek Tha Tiger (2012):
Box-office collection: Rs 186 crores net
Chennai Express (2013):
Box-office collection: Rs 278.13 crore net
Dhoom 3 (2013):
Box-office collection: Rs 261 crore net
Box-office collection: Rs 340 crore net
Bajrangi Bhaijan (2015):
Box-office collection: Rs 315 crore net
Box-office collection: Rs 374 crore net
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
Box-office collection: Rs 501 crore net (Hindi)
Baahubali 2 isn’t a Hindi film. It’s a Telugu film whose Hindi version itself earned in the excess of 500 crores. The film, starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj and Nassar garnered some 1,253 crore in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam versions in India alone.
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