Bollywood is one of the largest film industries in the world, producing over 1000 films every year, with millions of fans both in India and abroad. The Indian film industry has been on a steady rise since the beginning of the last decade with new talented directors and actors. The box office collections also have been increasing, with films raking in millions of rupees. In this article, let’s take a look at some of the Bollywood blockbusters that have set the box office ringing.
1) Bahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
Bahubali 2: The Conclusion is the highest-grossing Indian film of all time, earning over 1.5 billion rupees at the box office. The film is a sequel to the 2015 film Bahubali: The Beginning, directed by SS Rajamouli. The film features an ensemble cast of Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, and Tamannaah Bhatia, and is known for its epic scale, grand visuals, and stunning action sequences.
2) Dangal (2016)
Dangal is a biographical sports drama film based on the real-life story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters Geeta and Babita Phogat. The film stars Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat and was directed by Nitesh Tiwari. The movie earned over 3.8 billion rupees at the box office and received critical acclaim for its performances, direction, and storytelling.
3) Sanju (2018)
Sanju is a biographical film based on the life of Indian actor Sanjay Dutt. The movie stars Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt and was directed by Rajkumar Hirani. The film earned over 5.5 billion rupees at the box office and received critical acclaim for Kapoor’s performance.
4) Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Before Bahubali 2, there was the epic film, Baahubali: The Beginning, which was directed by SS Rajamouli. The film stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, and Tamannaah Bhatia. The movie earned over 6 billion rupees at the box office and set a new benchmark for Indian cinema.
5) PK (2014)
PK is a comedy-drama film directed by Rajkumar Hirani, starring Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, and Sanjay Dutt. The film earned over 7 billion rupees at the box office and was praised for its social message about religion and superstition in India.
6) Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
Bajrangi Bhaijaan is a drama film directed by Kabir Khan and stars Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The movie earned over 9 billion rupees at the box office and became one of the highest-grossing movies in Indian cinema.
In conclusion, the Indian film industry continues to break boundaries and set new benchmarks with each passing year. These box office hits showcase the diversity and global appeal of Indian cinema and its ability to cater to a varied audience.