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Highest Grossing Indian Movies Of All Time | Top 22

Highest Grossing Indian Movies: Indian Bollywood film industry always amazes us with a fantastic movie every next month. The competition to be on the top is still very tough work. The successful story of any film is based on many factors and the crew teamwork. These Bollywood movies are loved by the worldwide audience, and they are the highest grossing Indian movies of all time.

Highest Grossing Indian Movies Of All Time

1. Dangal (Rs 1907 Crore)

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Dangal is an Indian biographical sports drama movie released in the year 2016. Dangal is directed by Nitesh Tiwari. Dangal is listed top in the most successful and highest grossing Indian movies of all time. Dangal is produced by Aamir Khan under his own studio Aamir Khan Productions along with Walt Disney Pictures India and UTV Motion Pictures.

Aamir Khan’s most successful movie of all time has a collection of Rs 1907 crore worldwide, and it is also doing great in China Film Industry. The movie Dangal is mainly based on the story of Mahavir Singh Phogat who train their daughters to become first world-class female wrestlers of India.

2. Baahubali: The Conclusion (Rs 1792 Crore)

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Baahubali: The Conclusion is an Indian fantasy action movie released on 28 April 2017. Baahubali: The Conclusion is directed by S.S. Rajamouli and produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni under the banner of Arka Media Works. Baahubali: The Conclusion stars Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, and Rana Daggubati. Baahubali: The Conclusion is the second series of the Baahubali franchise, followed by Baahubali: The beginning.

Baahubali: The Conclusion mark a record collection of Rs 1792 crore worldwide. Baahubali: The Conclusion garnered a never seen before a reception in markets across the world.

3. Secret Superstar (Rs 975 Crore)

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Secret Superstar is an Indian musical drama film released in the year 2017. Secret Superstar is directed and written by Advait Chandan. Secret Superstar is the 3rd highest grossing Indian movies. Secret Superstar is produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao under the banner of Aamir Khan Productions. Secret Superstar stars Zaira Wasim, Aamir Khan, Meher Vij, and Raj Arjun in the film.

The movie Secret Superstar is mainly based on social issues which include gender equality, feminism, and domestic violence. Secret Superstar collects Rs 975 crore worldwide.

4. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Rs 970 Crore)

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Bajrangi Bhaijaan is an Indian drama movie released in the year 2015 in India. Bajrangi Bhaijaan is directed by Kabir Khan and written by K.V. Vijayendra Prasad. The Bajrangi Bhaijaan is produced by Salman Khan and Rockline Venkatesh under the banner of Salman Khan Films and Kabir Khan Films. Bajrangi Bhaijaan cast Salman Khan and Harshaali Malhotra along with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kareena Kapoor Khan in supporting roles.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan has a total collection of Rs 970 crore worldwide. Bajrangi Bhaijaan movie is based on the story of six years old Pakistani girl who got separated in India from her parents.

5. PK (Rs 854 Crore)

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PK is an Indian satirical comedy-drama movie released in the year 2014. PK is directed by Rajkumar Hirani and written by Abhijat Joshi and Rajkumar Hirani. PK movie is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Hirani under the banner of Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films. PK movie cast Aamir Khan in the lead role along with Anushka Sharma, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla, and Sanjay Dutt in supporting characters in the film.

PK movie story is based on an alien who comes to planet Earth on a research mission who challenges the dogmas and superstitions. PK has a total collection of Rs 854 crore worldwide.

6. Baahubali: The Beginning (Rs 650 Crore)

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Baahubali: The Beginning is an Indian action film released in the year 2015. Baahubali: The Beginning is directed by S. S. Rajamouli. Baahubali: The Beginning was produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni and was shot in Telugu and Tamil. Baahubali: The Beginning stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, and Tamannaah in the lead roles of the film, with Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, and Nassar in supporting characters in the film.

Baahubali: The Beginning is based on the story which follows Shivudu, an adventurous young man who helps his love, a rebellious warrior intending to rescue the former queen of Mahishmati. Baahubali: The Beginning collects Rs 650 crore worldwide and the first epic film to be produced at such a high budget in Telugu cinema.

7. Sultan (Rs 589.25 Crore)

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Sultan is an Indian Hindi-language sports drama movie released in the year 2016. Sultan movie is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Sultan is produced by Aditya Chopra under the Yash Raj Films banner. The film Sultan stars Salman Khan as the main character opposite Anushka Sharma. Sultan has a total collection of Rs 589.25 crore worldwide.

The story of movie Sultan is based on Sultan Ali Khan, who was a wrestling champion from Haryana whose successful career creates a rift in his personal life. Sultan was released on 6 July 2016 worldwide.

8. Dhoom 3 (Rs 589.2 Crore)

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Dhoom 3 is an Indian action thriller film released in the year 2013. Dhoom 3 is directed and written by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra. Dhoom 3 is the third installment of the Dhoom series. In Dhoom 3 Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra reprise their roles as protagonists Jai and Ali while Aamir Khan plays the antagonist and Katrina Kaif and Jackie Shroff appear in supporting roles.

Dhoom 3 was among the most expensive Indian movies and one of the highest grossing Indian movies and has a total collection of Rs 589.2 Crore worldwide. Dhoom 3 was hit the cinemas on 20 December 2013, and it was the first Indian movie released in the IMAX motion picture movie format along with Dolby Atmos surround sound.

9. Padmaavat (Rs 585 Crore)

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Padmaavat is an Indian epic period drama film released in the year 2018. Padmaavat is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Padmaavat is among the most expensive and highest grossing Indian movies. Padmaavat is based the epic poem Padmavat by Malik Muhammad Jayasi. Padmaavat stars Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, and Ranveer Singh in the lead roles of the film while . Aditi Rao Hydari, Jim Sarbh, Raza Murad, and Anupriya Goenka featured in supporting characters of the movie.

Despite numerous controversies, it becomes a commercial success and has a total collection of Rs 585 crore worldwide. Padmaavat is released in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D formats, making it the first Indian film to be released in IMAX 3D.

10. Tiger Zinda Hai (Rs 570.83 Crore)

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Tiger Zinda Hai is an Indian Hindi-language action thriller movie released in the year 2017. Tiger Zinda Hai is co-written and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Tiger Zinda Hai is the sequel to the 2012 film Ek Tha Tiger and the second installment of the Tiger film series. It is based on the 2014 abduction of Indian nurses by ISIL. Tiger Zinda Hai collects Rs 570.83 crore worldwide.

Tiger Zinda Hai stars Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Sajjad Delfrooz in leading roles in the film along with Angad Bedi, Kumud Mishra, Nawab Shah, Ivan Rodrigues, Girish Karnad and Paresh Rawal in supporting characters of the film.

11. 3 Idiots (Rs 459.96 Crore)

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3 Idiots is an Indian coming-of-age comedy-drama movie released in the year 2009. 3 Idiots is written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani. 3 Idiots is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra with a screenplay by Abhijat Joshi. 3 Idiots star Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan and Sharman Joshi in the lead roles of the film along with Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani and Omi Vaidya in the supporting characters of the film. 3 Idiots has a total collection of Rs 459.96 crore worldwide.

3 Idiots movie is based on the story of three Indian engineering college friends and about the social pressures under an Asian education system. 3 Idiots was the highest-grossing Indian movie in its opening weekend in India. 3 Idiots movie has received six Filmfare Awards which include Best Film and three National Film Awards including Best Popular Film.

12. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Rs 432 Crore)

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Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is an Indian romantic drama movie released in the year 2015. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is directed and written by Sooraj Barjatya. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is produced by Rajshri Productions and distributed by Fox Star Studios. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo stars Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor in lead roles of the film. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was released in India and Pakistan on 12 November 2015.

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo emerged as a commercial success and ranks among the highest grossing Indian movies and it collects Rs 432 crore worldwide. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was also released in Telugu and Tamil versions titled as Prema Leela and Meimarandhu Paaraayo respectively.

13. Chennai Express (Rs 423 Crore)

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Chennai Express is an Indian Hindi-language action comedy movie released in the year 2013. Chennai Express is directed by Rohit Shetty and written by Sajid-Farhad and Yunus Sajawal. Produced by Gauri Khan, Karim Morani, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur. Chennai Express is distributed by UTV Motion Pictures. Chennai Express stars Shah Rukh Khan who plays the role of Rahul Mithaiwala in the film and Deepika Padukone, who plays the role of the daughter of a local don. Nikitin Dheer and Sathyaraj play the supporting roles in the film.

The soundtrack for Chennai Express was composed by Vishal–Shekhar. Chennai Express surpassed 3 Idiots and broke several box office records in India to become the highest grossing Indian movies worldwide at that point. Chennai Express has a total collection of Rs 423 crore worldwide.

14. Dilwale (Rs 408.15 Crore)

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Dilwale is an Indian romantic action movie released in the year 2015. Dilwale is directed by Rohit Shetty, written by Yunus Sajawal and Sajid-Farhad. Dilwale is produced by Gauri Khan and Rohit Shetty, under the banners of Red Chillies Entertainment and Rohit Shetty Productions, respectively. Dilwale stars Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon in lead roles in the film along with Johnny Lever and Varun Sharma in supporting characters in the film.

Dilwale becomes the second highest grossing Indian movies starring Shah Rukh Khan after Chennai Express and it collects Rs 408.15 crore worldwide. The song “Gerua” in the movie Dilwale also performed well in the charts.

15. Kick (Rs 402 Crore)

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Kick is an Indian action heist movie released in the year 2014. Kick is directed and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala under his Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment banner. The Kick movie features Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Randeep Hooda in the lead roles in the movie and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, portraying the main antagonist of the movie. Kick has a total collection of Rs 402 crore worldwide.

Kick is an official remake of the Telugu movie Kick released in the year 2009. The Kick movie was released on 25 July 2014 in around 5,000 screens worldwide. The screenplay was adapted by Nadiadwala and Chetan Bhagat.

16. Happy New Year (Rs 397 Crore)

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Happy New Year is an Indian Masala movie released in the year 2014. Happy New Year is produced by Gauri Khan and directed by Farah Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. The film Happy New Year stars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff in the film. Happy New Year was distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films.

Happy New Year was released on 24 October 2014 in three languages: Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi in about 4200 screens in Hindi and around 800 screens in Telugu and Tamil. Happy New Year is one of the biggest releases for a Hindi film in India. Happy New Year has a total collection of Rs 397 crore worldwide.

17. Bajirao Mastani (Rs 356.2 Crore)

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Bajirao Mastani is an Indian epic historical romance movie released in the year 2015. Bajirao Mastani is directed and soundtrack composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Bajirao Mastani is produced by Bhansali and Eros International’s Kishore Lulla. Bajirao Mastani stars Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles in the film along with Tanvi Azmi, Vaibhav Tatwawaadi, and Milind Soman cast for the supporting characters in the film.

The film Bajirao Mastani is based on the Marathi novel Raau by Nagnath S. Inamdar. Bajirao Mastani has a total collection of Rs 356.2 crore worldwide. The film received a leading fourteen nominations at the 61st Filmfare Awards and won nine awards, including Best Film, Best Director for Bhansali, Best Actor for Singh and Best Supporting Actress for Chopra.

18. Bang Bang (Rs 340 Crore)

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Bang Bang is an Indian action comedy movie released in the year 2014. Bang Bang is directed by Siddharth Anand and written by Abbas Tyrewala and Sujoy Ghosh. Bang Bang is produced by Fox Star Studios. The film Bang Bang is an official remake of the Hollywood movie Knight and Day. Bang Bang features Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles in the film which was performed by Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in the original Hollywood movie Knight and Day. Bang Bang has a total collection of Rs 340 crore worldwide.

The main antagonist of the film Bang Bang is Danny Denzongpa. Bang Bang was distributed and marketed by Fox Star Studios in collaboration with Fox International Productions worldwide.

19. Hindi Medium (Rs 334.36 Crore)

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Hindi Medium is an Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama movie released in the year 2017. Hindi Medium is directed by Saket Chaudhary and written by Zeenat Lakhani. Hindi Medium was released on 19 May 2017 which becomes the Irrfan Khan’s highest grossing Indian movies and it collects Rs 334.36 crore worldwide. Hindi Medium stars Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar in the lead roles of the film along with Deepak Dobriyal and Dishita Sehgal in supporting roles in the film.

The movie Hindi Medium delivers the story of a couple who aspire to give their daughter the best education. The film received six significant nominations at the 63rd Filmfare Awards, including Best Director for Choudhary, Best Actor (Critics) for Khan, Best Actress for Qamar, and Best Supporting Actor for Dobriyal. It won two Filmfare Awards, including Best Film and Best Actor For Khan.

20. Ek Tha Tiger (Rs 320 Crore)

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Ek Tha Tiger is an Indian romantic spy thriller movie released in the year 2012. Ek Tha Tiger is directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films. Ek Tha Tiger film stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles along with Ranvir Shorey, Girish Karnad, Roshan Seth and Gavie Chahal in supporting characters. It collect Rs 320 crore worldwide.

Ek Tha Tiger is the first installment of the Tiger film series. A sequel titled Tiger Zinda Hai has been released on 22 December 2017. Ek Tha Tiger was the third collaboration of Kabir Khan with Yash Raj Films after Kabul Express (2006) and New York (2009).

21. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (Rs 318 Crore)

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Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is an Indian romantic drama movie released in the year 2013. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is directed by Ayan Mukerji and written by Mukerji and Hussain Dalal. Movie is produced by Karan Johar. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in lead roles in the film.

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has received the highest number of nominations in the 59th Filmfare Awards which includes Best Film, Best Actor for Kapoor, Best Direction for Mukherji, Best Supporting Actor for Kapur, Best Supporting Actress for Koechlin and many more. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani has a total collection of Rs 318 crore worldwide.

22. Golmaal Again (Rs 311.05 Crore)

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Golmaal Again is an Indian Hindi supernatural comedy movie released in the year 2017. Golmaal Again is co-produced and directed by Rohit Shetty. Golmaal Again is written by Sajid-Farhad and Yunus Sajawal. Golmaal Again stars Ajay Devgn, Parineeti Chopra, Tabu, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Kunal Khemu, Prakash Raj, Johny Lever, Sirshak Shrestha, Sanjai Mishra and Neil Nitin Mukesh in the film.Golmaal Again has a total collection of Rs 311.05 crore worldwide.

Golmaal Again was released on 20 October 2017 and broke several records upon its release and become the third-highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year 2017.

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