Throughout the years, Hindi movies have broken multiple records in terms of revenue and is today Asia’s largest film industry with a massive reach in the Western world. The Indian population love for its cinema, actors, music, action and more has paved way for crores in revenue from each film. Some of the movies have set an all-time record in the recent past, inspiring other filmmakers to match or surpass these successes.
Here is a list of some movies that earned crores and become etched in the hearts of millions.
Starring Hrithik Roshan as the superhero once again, the third sequel in the series was one of the few hits that managed to a massive collection of Rs. 300 crores, before this genre, became a norm. The large collection became a source of inspiration for other filmmakers to create more superhero movies, and taste the same success as that of Krrish.
Ek Tha Tiger
When the lead pair is Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif and the genre is action, the film is bound to make waves. The year 2017 is the time when people started to prefer to watch movies online which led to boosted revenue through online media and the film has already managed to make a cool Rs. 310 crores.
Happy New Year
The Box Office list is never complete without Shahrukh Khan entering the fray. While he has some amazing movies and super hits in the past, Happy New Year is an out and out commercial entertainer grossed Rs. 336 crores despite critics were not happy with the overall presentation of the flick.
A trendsetting movie, Bajirao Mastani is a milestone in terms of costume design, set pieces and grand storytelling. Being among the bunch of new Bollywood movies that focus on a fantasy world of real-life hero, Bajirao Mastani is a masterpiece featuring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in the lead.
Once again Shahrukh Khan proved that Hindi movies had the potential to reach audiences across the continent, and Chennai Express was the proof. The film grossed Rs 395 crore breaking all records. A point of note, the movie was loved by NRI crowd and westerners as it was in India.
The movie focused on establishing a good relationship with the neighboring country and the concept immediately caught on, especially with Salman Khan in the lead with an angelic child. The movie grossed Rs 605 crores breaking multiple barriers and further adding to this actor’s fame, charisma, and dependability.
When you are planning to watch movies online, there is one movie you cannot miss, Dangal featuring Aamir Khan as a doting dad. It is a movie about wrestling based on two of real-life women sports personalities. The film’s theme, it’s amazing screenplay and delivery ensured the title grossed a sum of Rs. 1800 crore in India and all other regions where it was released. It remains one of the biggest Hindi movie grosser of all times.
No list of top Hindi movie netting unsurpassed revenues would be complete without the mention of the most awaited new Bollywood movie of 2017 – Baahubali 2. The sequel to the highly successful Baahubali, which also deserves a mention in this list, grossed Rs. 1700 crore. It was not only a hit in India, but Chinese audiences also could not get enough of this fantasy tale.