Indian film industry is the largest film industry in the world with maximum number of films produced every year in different languages. Of many film industries in India, Bollywood is leading the band with maximum releases and collection. The growth of Bollywood since the first movie Raja Harishchandra in 1913 was slowly but consistent except for some black days.
A good amount of money and manpower is invested in this industry and here are some movies that collected maximum revenue from theatres.
Aamir Khan-Anushka Sharma starrer tops the list of Bollywood films that recorded highest collection with a total collection of INR 792 Cr. Earlier it created a record by entering in 300Cr club within three weeks of release. It got released in 22 international markets and grossed $28.7 Million in the first week which put the movie in the 3rd place in worldwide box office collections. Total budget of the movie was 85 Cr.
Again it is a Aamir Khan starrer movie in the list of highest grossing Bollywood movies. Dangal which is based on the life of medal winning wrestler Geetha Phogat came to the second place with a total collection of INR 782 Cr from different markets across the world. Movie has screened on 4,300 screens in India and 1,000 screens in the international markets. Total budget of the movie was 70 Cr.
Salman Khan starrer ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan” became the first Bollywood film in 2015 to cross the 300 Cr mark. It is also the third fastest film to achieve 200 Cr after “Peekay” and “Dhoom 2”. It placed in the third position in this list with a total collection of 626 Cr when its budget was 90 Cr.
Another salman Khan starrer in this list which depicts the story of a wrestler from Haryana. It was a perfect blend of romance, action and comedy and attracted the mass audience. The movie directed by Ali abbas Zafar and produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films banner earned a total collection of 589 Cr from worldwide market and gained the fourth place in the list o highest collecting Bollywood movies. Total budget of the movie was 70 Cr.
This multi starrer movie iguring Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan and Katrina Kaif broke all the records in collection when it is released. It was in the numero uno position in the collection list for quite some time before some other movies breaking its record. It collected over 500 Cr in just two weeks from the international market. Its total collection worldwide is 542 Cr when the budget was 150 Cr.
Chennai Express (2013)
This romantic-action-comedy entertainer starring Shah Rukh Khan is produced by his wife Gauri Khan and directed by Rohit Shetty. It earned a place in this list with a total collection of 422 Cr. The budget of the movie was 75 Cr.
Another Salman Khan Starrer movie in the list. It holds the 7th position in the list with a gross collection of 399 Cr when the total budget was 80 Cr. Sonam Kapoor played the female lead in this movie.
3 idiots (2009)
Aamir Khan- Kareena Kapoor starrer was in the top position in the list of highest Bollywood grossers till Chennai Express broke it. This comedy drama directed by Rajkumar Hirani is produced for a comparatively low budget of INR 35Cr and collected INR 395 Cr.
This multi-starrer movie starring Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone etc is a big budget movie produced by Gauri Khan and directed by Farrah Khan. It collected 450 Million in the first day of its release and the total collection is 385 Cr when the budget was 150 Cr.
This Shah Rukh Khan – Kajol starrer romantic entertainer figure in the 10th position in the list with a total collection of 381 Cr. Budget of the movie was 100 Cr.