Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies in India


Movies are the best ways to relax. If you have had a week that was full of stress, the weekends can be made relaxing by watching your favorite movies. Indian films have managed to take the entire movie industry by storm, and they have started meeting the benchmark that has been set by Hollywood. The Indian films are amazing, and they excite the viewers, thereby making a huge amount of money worldwide.

There are many films that have bagged crores outside India. Indian movies portray drama, adventure, romance, and they even inspire people. There are many movies that have earned a hundred crores and more.

Given below is a list of the highest grossing movies in India in 2017-2018

Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies in India 2017

10. Half Girlfriend (Net: 60.28 Cr)

The movie Half Girlfriend is a romantic drama which is based on a novel written by one of the most eminent writers, Chetan Bhagat. The name of the novel is also Half Girlfriend. Half Girlfriend was directed by Mohit Suri. The lead roles are played by Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor. The main photography of this film commenced in the year 2016. The film was shot in various locations that include Mumbai, Delhi, Varanasi, Cape Town, and New York. The film was released in the year 2017 on 19th May. The film bagged around 60 crores in India and almost 25 crores internationally.

9. Jab Harry Met Sejal (Net: 62.50 Cr)

The film Jab Harry Met Sejal is a romantic comedy that is not only written but also directed by Imtiaz Ali. The lead roles in this film are played by none other than Shah Rukh Khan, also known as King Khan, and Anushka Sharma. This movie is the third collaboration of the stars after Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and Jab Tak Hai Jaan. The pre-production of the movie started in the year 2015 while photography commenced in 2016 in various locations like Prague, Vienna, Amsterdam, Budapest, and Lisbon. The box office collection in India was around 50 crores. The gross total collected by the movie was 62.5 crores.

8. Badrinath ki Dulhania (Net: 116.60 Cr)

Badrinath Ki Dulhania is a romantic comedy that was released in the year 2017. The movie director is Shashank Khaitan, while it was produced by Karan Johar under the banner of the Dharma production. The film stars Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in the lead roles. This movie was the second instalment of Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. The main photography began in the year 2016, and it was released on 10th March of this year on the special occasion of Holi. The gross total of this movie was 116.60 crores.

7. Jolly LLB 2 (Net: 117 Cr)

Jolly LLB 2, which is also known as The State vs. Jolly LLB 2 is a black comedy movie which was both written and directed by the very famous Subhash Kapoor. This movie is a sequel of the film Jolly LLB. The lead stars of this movie are Huma Qureshi, Akshay Kumar, Annu Kapoor, and Saurabh Shukla. The film portrays a drama in the courtroom, and this is one of the best Indian movies ever. The gross total of Jolly LLB 2 is 117 Cr.

6. Tubelight (Net: 121.25 Cr)

Tubelight is a war drama of the Hindi period that is not only written but also directed by the talented Kabir Khan. The movie has been produced jointly by Kabir Khan and Salman Khan. The movie is set in the year 1962 during the Sino-Indian war. The movie stars Salman Khan along with Zhu Zhu, Sohail Khan, Om Puri, and Martin Rey Tangu. Shah Rukh Khan has appeared as a guest actor in the movie. This movie has been adapted from the Hollywood film, Little Boy of 2015. The film Tubelight was released in 2017 on 23rd June. This film is also the last film of Om Puri, who passed away before the film was released. The movie had a gross total of 121.25 Cr.

5. Raees (Net: 139 Cr)

Raees is an action film and a crime thriller which has been directed by Rahul Dholakia. Gauri Khan, Farhan Akhtar, and Ritesh Sidhwani produced this film. The leading roles in this movie are played by Mahira Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Shah Rukh Khan. The film was not only a critical but also a commercial success. This film is the second highest grossing film of India with the net earning of 139 Cr.

4. 3 Idiots (Net: 400 Cr)

3 Idiots is an all time favorite film which is a comedy drama. The movie was written and directed by the famous Rajkumar Hirani. The film was produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra while the screenplay was written by Abhijat Joshi. The movie was inspired from Chetan Bhagat’s novel, Five Point Someone. The lead roles in the movies are played by Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Kareena Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Parikshit Sahni, and Omi Vaidya. The movie has bagged around 400 crores and is among the highest grossing films of India.

3. Sultan (Net: 572 Cr)

Sultan is one of the best bollywood films which is a romantic sports drama. Ali Abbas Zafar directed the movie. The movie was produced under the banner of Yash Raj Films by Aditya Chopra. The lead roles are played by Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma. The plot of the film revolves around a wrestling champion, Sultan Ali Khan, who was from Haryana. The film was released on 6th July 2017 all over the world and it bagged around 572 crores.

2. Baahubali 2 (Net: 1717.30 Cr)

The film Baahubali 2 is originally a Tamil film, but which is based on Indian fiction and S.S Rajamouli directed the film. The movie was dubbed into several other languages like Hindi, German, Japanese, English, etc. The lead roles are played by the eminent Tollywood actors like Anushka Shetty, Prabhas, Sathyaraj, and Rana Daggubati. Baahubali 2 is the sequel of Baahubali. It is the second highest grossing film of India with a net earning of 1717.30 Cr.

1. Dangal (Net: 1979.12 Cr)

Dangal is the highest grossing Indian film which is basically a biographical sports drama. This movie has been directed by Nitesh Tiwari. The movie has been produced jointly by Aamir Khan Productions, UTV Motion Pictures, and Walt Disney Pictures. The lead role is played by Aamir Khan as the amateur wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat. The film has been a great success worldwide and it has earned a gross total of 1979.12 crores.

The Indian films have bagged crores over the years, and these films are cherished and loved by people in different parts of the world. We hope that the Indian films uphold that they have achieved over the last few years.


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