The Bollywood film industry (Indian film industry) is the biggest filmmaking center. First time in 1913 Dadasaheb Phalke was produced first black and white film “Raja Harishchandra.” With the time the film industry provides the highest grossing Bollywood movies, which super hit all the time.
Highest grossing Bollywood movies of all time ever matter a lot for filmmakers and fans also in India and all over the world. When a film releases, all eyes go to, whether it will break the previous top Bollywood movies’ box office collections record or not.
If we talk about the top 10 Bollywood movies released till 2016, we say that Aamir Khan’s movie Dangal – 2016 holds all record of the box office. Dangal had done a huge business above Rs 386 Crore in India and above Rs 202.88 Crore in foreign box office.
10 Highest Grossing Bollywood Movies
Here is the list of top 10 Bollywood movies which grossed the highest budget at the box office of all time. Hum Aapke Hain Koun (1994) was the first Bollywood film to cross INR one billion worldwide.
1- PK – ₹ 792 Cr
The actor Aamir Khan in the title role in PK, with Anushka Sharma, Boman Irani, Sanjay Dutt, Sushant Singh Rajput, and Susrabh Shukla in supporting roles. In its opening weekend, this movie opened in 22 international markets. It grossed $28.7 million placing at #3 at the global box office behind The Hobbit, Gone with the Bullets, and The Battle of the Five Armies.
2- Dangal – ₹ 741 Cr
The cast stars of Dangal are Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Zaira Wasim, Sakshi Tanwar, Suhani Bhatnagar, and Sanya Malhotra. Dangal released in the US on 21 December 2016 and globally on 23 December 2016. This movie was shown on an estimated 4300 screens in India and 1000 screens worldwide.
3- Bajrangi Bhaijaan – ₹626 Cr
Bajrangi Bhaijaan released on Eid 2015. This movie beats ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘Happy New Year’ lifetime earnings. It is first Bollywood film of 2015 which across ₹300 Cr at the box office. The film took nine days to earn ₹200 Cr from its inland box office run.
4- Sultan – ₹589 Cr
Cast stars of Sultan are highest paid actor Salman Khan, Amit Sadh, Anushka Sharma and Randeep Hooda. This move is a mixture of love, action, and emotion. Ali Abbas Zafar directed it, and Aditya Chopra produced it under the Yash Raj Film banner. The movie focuses on Sultan Ali Khan, an imaginary wrestling champion from Haryana whose prosperous career does a split in his personal life.
5- Dhoom 3 – ₹542 Cr
This film was about two brothers who maintained the Great Indian Circus and desired to avenge the death of their father. The cast stars are highest paid actress Katrina Kaif, Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Uday Chopra.
Dhoom 3 is one of the most expensive movies which brought US$85 million worldwide in just two weeks.
6- Prem Ratan Dhan Payo – ₹431 Cr
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is a 2015 Indian loving drama film, written and directed by Sooraj Barjatya. Cast stars are Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Armaan Kohli, Neil Nitin Mukesh, and Anupam Kher. But, lead roles were played by Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor both attained critical acclaim for their marvelous on screen chemistry.
7- Chennai Express – ₹423 Cr
Released in 2013, Indian romantic action-comedy film. Directed by Rohit Shetty and written by Gauri Khan under the banner Red Chillies Entertainment. Bollywood king Shahrukh Khan and beautiful actress Deepika Padukone plays lead roles in this movie. It is the 3rd highest grossing Bollywood film in overseas markets.
8- 3 Idiots – ₹395 Cr
Since the year 2013, 3 Idiots film was the best Bollywood movie that breaks the record by Dhoom 3, Chennai Express, and then PK. It is a 2009 Indian comedy-drama movie, which directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Its stars Kareena Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Aamir Khan, Omi Vaidya, Boman Irani, and Parikshit Sahni.
9- Dilwale – ₹394 Cr
Shahrukh Khan and Kajol starter romantic action-comedy film ‘Dilwale’ made fans most entertaining in December 2016. Directed by Rohit Shetty and created by Gauri Khan. Further, you can see two youngest talented stars as Kriti Sanon and Varun Dhawan who exposed impressive dance moves as well worst performances.
10- Happy New Year – ₹385 Cr
Happy New Year movie had the full opening on day one setting new record by collecting around ₹450 million net. It is the first Indian film that earns this reward. The movie stars Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Boman Irani, Jackie Shroff, and Vivaan Shah.