Bollywood- The Hindi film industry is world’s largest film production center. Bollywood produces around 1200 movies in one year (Source: Bollywood Ticket: The American guide to Indian Movies).
Bollywood actors like Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya and many others have made a mark in Hollywood as well. Indian Cinema spends crores to make movies and is earning in crores too. 2 movies have earned more than 300 crores. Let’s see the Highest Grossing Bollywood Films Worldwide.
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List of Highest Grossing Bollywood Films
Chennai Express (2013)
Chennai Express is a Romantic Action Comedy movie starring Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, has been breaking all records from the day one. The movie has got the maximum number of Paid- previews. Chennai Express is released all over the world in 10 different languages. Chennai Express holds the records of earning the maximum by Paid previews, earning maximum on the first day, second day, Total : 227.27 Crores in India total of 410 Crores.
3 Idiots (2009)
3 Idiots is the highest earning movie of Bollywood, a comedy-drama film directed by Rajkumar Hirani. It is said to be loosely based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel “Five Point Someone – What not to do at IIT! ”. The movie broke all the opening box office records and earned 385 crores becoming Biggest Blockbuster ever in Hindi Cinema.
Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
Ek Tha Tiger is a romantic action thriller film directed by Aditya Chopra. Salman Khan and Katrina’s chemistry was well shown in the movie. Indian RAW officer falls in love with Pakistan’s ISI agent. Fresh story, great chemistry, and Salman Khan fans made the movie second highest grossing Bollywood movie of all time. Ek The Tiger earned 310 crores.
Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013)
YJHD is a romantic- comedy film directed by Ayan Mukherjee and produced by Karan Johar. Star cast of the movie- Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur and Kalki Koechlin. YJHD has surprised and shocked the movie critics by attaining the third highest grossing movie of Bollywood ever. YJHD earned 270 Crore and is still earning.
Dabangg 2 (2012)
Dabangg 2 is action movie directed by Arbaaz Khan. It’s the sequel of Dabangg (2010). Star cast of the movie is- Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha. The movie earned 250 crores worldwide.
Ra. one is a Science Fiction Superhero movie directed by Anubhav Sinha starring Shahrukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor. The movie was released in 2D, 3D, and Dubbed versions as well. The movie earned 240 Crore worldwide.
Bodyguard is an action film directed by Siddique starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor. The movie earned 230 Crore worldwide.
Don 2 (2011)
Don 2 is an action thriller film directed by Farhan Akhtar starring Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra. The movie was released both in 2D and 3D formats including dubbed versions in Tamil and Telugu. Movie earned 217 Crore worldwide, and
Dabangg is an action film directed by Abhinav Kashyap starring Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha. The movie was released on Eid, 10 September 2010. The movie earned 215 crores worldwide.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
Jab Tak Hai Jaan is an Indian Romantic Drama directed by Yash Chopra starring Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Anushka Sharma. This was Yash Chopra’s last movie. JTHJ earned 211 Crores worldwide.
Rowdy Rathore (2012)
Rowdy Rathore is an action comedy film directed by Prabhu Deva starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha. It is a remake of Telugu movie Vikramarkudu. The movie earned 201 Crore Worldwide.