Published On: Tue, Feb 23rd, 2016

Top 10 Highest-Grossing Bollywood Movies 2016


When we take a view of top 10 highest-grossing Bollywood movies in 2015 that shows the Indian film industry is also among the largest film production centers in the world because so many Bollywood film have named highest grosser last year.

The Bollywood founded by the Dadasaheb Phalke with first Indian film ‘Raja Harishchandra (silent black-and-white)’ in 1913 and since then the industry has been growing well with its massive development. Every year Indian films come out highest grosser at box office all over the world, while the names of the projects with total earnings are given below.

Nevertheless, the highest earnings based on some heroes or heroine who have uncounted fan following globally like Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Kajol, Kangana Ranaut and others.

But Salman Khan considers Bollywood king as has super duper hit to Indian movie Industry like Ek Tha Tiger (2012) with 3.20 billion, Kick (2014) earned 377 crore, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo bagged 626 crore at box office and others.

10: Gabbar Is Back (105.48 crore)

Akshay Kumar starrer Indian vigilante-action-drama movie Gabbar Is Back is also among the Bollywood highest earners in 2015 with its estimated earnings of 105.48 crore. The film directed by Krish, tells story of a honest person who decides to remove corruption in Indian institutes or system and for this started fight against the corrupt senior officials. However, Shruti Haasan with killing glimpses, Suman Talwar, Jaideep Ahlawat and Sunil Grover were also seen playing praiseworthy roles in this action thriller film. The Gabbar Is Back remained top attraction for the action films lovers while is a remake of A. R. Murugadoss’ directorial super hit Tamil flick ‘Ramanaa’ 2002.


9: Singh Is Bliing (est.116.27 crore)

Akshay Kumar considers everyone’s one of the favorite star all over the world but after coming out as Singh on big screens, became the heartthrob of millions more. Akshay is on ninth place in Top 10 Highest-Grossing Bollywood movies 2016 with his another biggest release action-comedy film ‘Singh Is Bliing’ that grossed about 116.27 crore at box office but his previous Sikh role based movie ‘Singh Is Kinng’ earned 1.75 billion at box-office so it means Akshay Kumar’s Bliing couldn’t hit billion. One of the hottest young actresses Amy Jackson also acclaimed huge praise playing lead role alongside Akshay, though Lara Dutta and Kay Kay Menon both entertained fans on big screens.


8: ABCD 2 (113.25 crore)

Indian stars rocked on big screens with 2015 Indian 3D dance ‘ABCD 2’ which is the sequel to the 2013 film ‘ABCD: Any Body Can Dance’. India’s one of the extra-ordinary dancer-director Prabhu Deva’s stunning dance moves made possible its huge success at box-office as film entered in hundred-crore club as well became the part of top 10 highest-grossing Bollywood movies in 2016. Nevertheless praiseworthy performances of versatile dancers such as Lauren Gottlieb, Raghav Juyal and Dharmesh Yelande also played massive role to make the movie highest earner at box office with 113.25 crore but lead cast Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor rocked in theaters.


7: Baby (125 crore)

Third highest earner project of Indian super star Akshay Kumar, action spy thriller film ‘Baby’ 2015 is also among the Bollywood’s highest grosser movies previous with total collection of 125 crore at box office. The plot of the action flick revolves around a team of fictional secret agents called Baby which works to investigate the criminals as well to arrest them. Except for Akshay, Danny Denzongpa, Rana Daggubati, Taapsee Pannu and Kay Kay Menon are part of the cast, although Akshay once again received admirable comments over his splendor act. The film produced by multiple producers Bhushan Kumar alongside Krishan Kumar, Sheetal sharma and directed by Neeraj Pandey.


6: Welcome Back (133.26 crore)

Anees Bazmee’s super action comedy ‘Welcome Back’ 2015 rocked in theaters as well at box office with its total grossing of 133.26 crore but couldn’t earn more than one crore. The John Abraham, Shruti Haasan starrer movie is a sequel of a 2007 Indian masala comedy Welcome that couldn’t enter 100 crore club but so close to the figure. Although Ankita Srivastava does rock alongside another electrifying beauty Shruti, naughtiest acts of John and Paresh Rawal made possible its highest grossing at box office. Though, two older Indian actors Anil Kapoor and Nana Patekar also received admirable remarks by fans for their best.



5: Tanu Weds Manu Returns (243 crore)

One of the most interesting family pictures ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ is also in Bollywood’s top earner films in 2015, impressive script of the film grabbed attention its watchers till start to end, is a sequel to the 2011 film Tanu Weds Manu that also remained top attraction for the family based love stories but couldn’t collect more amount at box office. India’s one of the highest paid actresses Kangana Ranaut once again proved his proficiency while playing double such as a modern lady with ridiculous concepts and simple, responsible girl with bright thinking. One of the highest grosser in 2015 also became one of the best films that highlights indecent side the girls who couldn’t understand the importance of marriage.


4: Dilwale (370 crore)

Shahrukh Khan Kajol starrer romantic action-comedy film ‘Dilwale’ made fans December most entertaining linking after five years on screens for their beloved fans. The earned 370 crore at box-office may be because addition of two youngest talented stars as Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon who showed stunning dance moves as well naughtiest performances. As we all know Rohit Shetty known for his different kind of work and also has the trick to bag highest income at box office, directed and produced alongside Gauri Khan. It remained successful to attain fourth rank in Top 10 Highest-Grossing Bollywood movies 2016, although most interesting in the film is that choreography which critically acclaimed.


3: Bajirao Mastani (est. 357 crore)

Sanjay Leela Bhansali loves to work on historical subjects as Devdas, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela and previously Bajirao Mastani, it seems to be the filmmaker want to try his skills by working on toughest subjects. Leela Bhansali’s every venture wins million hearts as previous release features Ranveer Singh alongside two veteran co-stars Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra which performed perfectly historic characters which is not easiest task. One of the highest grossing films Bajirao Mastani is no doubt a complete Indian epic historical romance flick which keeps audience engage for 158 minutes.


2: Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (est. 431 crore)

Bollywood one of the finest filmmakers Sooraj Barjatya known for his directorial acts making romantic- drama films as rocked in theaters with supers hit ventures Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Hum Saath Saath Hain and this time Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015 which comes on second rank with highest earning of 431 crore at box-office. However, lead roles were played by Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor both obtained critical acclaim for their tremendous on screen chemistry which discovered to be never less than previous co-stars alongside Khan such as Tabu, Bhagyashree Patwardhan, and Madhuri Dixit, while it appears to be Barjatya will be back another venture with Khan soon.


1: Bajrangi Bhaijaan (est. 626 crore)

Bollywood super star Salman Khan is ruling on two top ranks with its two biggest releases in year 2015 such as Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo with incredible grossing of both movies at box office. One of the top highest grosser movies in 2016 Bajrangi Bhaijaan rocked at box office with figures of 626 crore, while the strong script of the movie as well Salman Khan’s extra-ordinary performance on screen also earned a large number of fans. Khan appears in comedy-drama film as responsible and honest person carries out toughest efforts to take home back a lost teen girl from Pakistan. The film also awarded by some accolades for categories such as best act, screenplay, child Artist, storyline, and direction.


  • Akshara Prakash

    Top 10 highest collections of Bollywood Movies in 2016. Here is a list; 1st : Airlift = 127.80 crore, 2nd : Housefull 3 = 107.70 crore, 3rd : Fan = 85.00 crore