Top 10 Most Famous Highest Grossing Bollywood Movies Worldwide
Bollywood is one of biggest entertainment in the world and ranked second in list of annually released movies after Hollywood, there are hundreds of movies have been released every year from production houses of Indian film industry.
Each genre of films has covered through Indian films including action, romance, comedy, thriller, horror, mystery and dance and most of were topped at box office because of fine acting, skilful work, perfect choreography and cinematography.
These movies are impressively managed to attract massive audience and became the highest grossing films not only in India but also other regions around the globe including Asian and Western countries.
Some of movies are considered to be critically and commercially successful creations rich with deep plot, screening and acting went above the expectations of film makers. Here we have listed top ten highest grossing Bollywood movies in the world below.
10: Ek Tha Tiger (US$50 Million)
Directed by Kabir Khan Ek Tha Tiger is among the Bollywood highest grossing movies with collective earnings of US$50 Million worldwide including 263 crore from India and 57 crore overseas. The film has produced by Aditya Chopra starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in pivotal roles while other cast includes Ranvir Shorey, Girish Karnad and Roshan Seth. Screen play of Ek Tha Tiger was written by Kabir Khan and Neelesh Misra while released on 15 August 2012 nationwide under banner of Yash Raj Films and considered as one of most successful release from the production house with mostly positive reviews from critics.
9: Bang Bang (US$53 Million)
The Indian action-thriller film Bang Bang! Features Hrithik Roshan and British beauty Katrina Kaif in lead roles, the official remake of Hollywood film Knight and Day was released on 2 October. Distributed and marketed by Fox Star Studios all over the world Bang Bang! Was semi hit at Indian box office and ranked among the top grossing Bollywood movies with net collection of 341crore worldwide. Directed by Siddharth Anand film also stars Danny Denzongpa, Javed Jaffrey and Jimmy Shergill and successfully managed to get top position in India.
8: Krrish 3 (US$58 million)
The Indian superhero science fiction film Krrish 3 is the third installment in the Krrish series, the movie stands among the highest grossing movies of Bollywood for receiving 374crore against the budget of 115crore. Indian most popular actor Hrithik Roshan and B-town beauties Kangna Ranaut and Priyanka Chopra played the lead roles while Vivek Oberoi made appearance as villain in the movie. Released on 1 November 2013 the film was directed and produced by Rakesh Roshan and distributed worldwide by Filmkraft Productions Pvt. Ltd.
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7: Kick (US$59 million)
The Bollywood Dabangg star came up with action film titled Kick which hit the cinema screen nationwide on 25 July and became the highest grossing film in Indian film industry while also broke several box office record in India. Directed and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala it is remake of Telugu film stars Salman Khan along with Sri-Lankan actress Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The film stands among the box office successful hits with net collection of 377 crore in all over the world including 310 crore domestic and 67 crore overseas earning.
6: Happy New Year (US$60 million)
The Indian action-comedy venture Happy New Year is directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan which has been released on 24 October worldwide. Under Production Company Red Chillies Entertainment the film has distributed by Yash Raj Films starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff in pivotal roles. Despite of mixed to negative reviews from the critics Happy New Year goes well at box office and added it among the most successful releases in the world which collected 383 crore against the budget of 150 crore.
5: 3 Idiots (US$62 million)
Rajkumar Hirani directorial 3 idiots is a comedy-drama movie which broke all opening records at box office and highest grossed movie in its opening weekend and topped the box office at that time which grossed 395 crore worldwide. Produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra the film features Kareena Kapoor Khan, Madhavan, Sharman Joshi and Boman Irani in key roles while Aamir Khan played the lead role in the film which has received critical praise and commercial success across the globe. 3 Idiots also grabbed several awards including Filmfare Award, Star Screen Awards and IIFA award in various categories while the plot of movie is still considered as most unique and exceptional one.
4: Chennai Express (US$66 million)
Directed by Rohit Shetty Chennai Express has co-produced by Gauri Khan, Karim Morani and Ronnie Screwvala which was released on 9 August 2013 in India after one of its release in overseas markets. Written by Sajid-Farhad the cast of film include Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in lead roles, the film has broke several box office records and positioned at top with net collection of 422crore all over the world. Chennai Express has received mixed to positive reviews from critics and considered as top highest grossing films and another successful collaboration of both Indian celebrities.
3: Bajrangi Bhaijaan (US$84 million)
The Indian comedy-drama epic Bajrangi Bhaijaan is another highest grossing Bollywood film in the world which is still running on cinemas and may managed to get top position from the current place. Produced by Salman Khan and Rockline Venkatesh having production cost of 125crore it has been released on 17 July and grossed 539crore till date. Distributed and marketed by Eros International the film features Salman Khan, Harshaali Malhotra, Kareena Kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in pivotal roles. The film stayed on top since its release with extreme positive reviews from critics and audience as well while opened to an overwhelming response at the domestic box office.
2: Dhoom 3 (US$85 million)
Vijay Krishna Acharya directorial Dhoom 3 is action-thriller film which features Aamir Khan as the antagonist and Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra, the Mr.Perfet has been seen in dual avatar in the movie. Produced by Aditya Chopra under banner of Yash Raj Films the film hit the cinema housed on 20 December 2013 nationwide and collected 175crore all around the world for which it has been added in the list of top highest grossing films of Indian film industry. Dhoom 3 has been positively and mixed reviewed by critics while it also received some of negative reviews but it is one of most successful films.
1: PK (US$110 million)
Directed and co-written by Rajkumar Hirani PK is highest grossing movie from Bollywood which has grossed up to 735crore worldwide against low budget of 85crore. Another hit venture from Mr.Perfect PK stars Aamir Khan played the lead roles while Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani and Sanjay Dutt were seen in supporting characters. The critically and commercially successful movies has been produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra the film has distributed by UTV Motion Pictures and praised all over the world with extreme positive reviews from critics and viewers collectively.