List of highest-sales Indian films

Articles Sep 14, 2019 10:19

The Indian films that have the highest turnover are the ones that have made an incredible appeal to the ticketing offices around the world.

Bollywood is regarded as the largest film industry in the world in terms of output, but the industry is gradually becoming a financial power. The figures seem small compared to the ticket office collections of Hollywood, but films in India are made with much lower budgets and hence, their profit rates tend to be higher. Read on to find the ten highest-sales Bollywood films of all time.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

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Bajrangi Bhaijaan is an Indian adventure comedy-drama film written and directed by Kabir Khan, co-wrote by KV Vijayendra Prasad and Parveez Sheikh, and produced by Salman Khan and Rockline Venkatesh. The film features Salman Khan and Harshaali Malhotra in major roles, with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kareena Kapoor Khan in supporting roles. Salman Khan is portraying Bajrangi, a passionate believer in Hindu God Hanuman, who began the journey of taking a six-year-old Pakistani Muslim to silence the girl, separated in India from his parents, returning home to Pakistan.

The film received acclaim from critics, and was a commercial success. The film has obtained about US $969 ($ 150 million) worldwide, and is now the third-highest-sales feature film and the second highest-revenue Bollywood movie. It won the National Cinema Award for Best Popular film offering healthy recreation at the 63 National Film Awards, and was nominated for four awards at the 61 Film awards, including Best Picture and actor Best of all, and won the Filmfare Award for Best Story. It was also nominated for Best Foreign Film in the Chinese Douban 2015 film Awards.

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Dangal (2016)

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Dangal is a biographical sport (wrestling) biography of the process of martial artists Mahavir Singh Phogat taught wrestling for two daughters, showing female powers, leading her to success. The film promotes the strength of the woman, encourages women to participate in sports and promote the spirit of national pride. With the worldwide ticketing collection worth 330 million, Dangal is the fourth highest-revenue film of the year 2017 from Walt Disney Studios after Beauty And The Beast, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 and Pirates Of The Caribbean 5.

Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017)

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Baahubali: The Beginning is a 2015 Indian epic action film directed by SS Rajamouli. The film was produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni and was filmed in both Telugu and Tamil. The film is also voiced in Malayalam and Hindi.

The film was made on a budget of ₹ 180 million rupees (US $26 million), making it the most expensive Indian film at the time of its launch. The film was screened around the world on 10 July 2015, which earned much praise from critics and broke the ticket office record. With the worldwide reservation revenue of 650 US dollars (US $94 million), it became the highest-revenue film in India, the world's third highest-turnover Indian film, and the highest-revenue South Indian film of the time Release point.

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Secret Superstar (2017)

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 Secret Superstar is a lovely story about a young Muslim girl who wants to become the singer against the wishes of the brute-father. She began uploading her singing videos on YouTube while concealing her identity under a burqa and became an overnight sensation. The film earned US $150 million around the world. Interestingly, the Hindi films starring Aamir Khan seem to do very well in the Chinese market. While Dangal collects a huge amount of 190 million dollars in water, Secret Superstar Likewise, has earned over 100 million dollars since its release in China.

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