Here we are providing a complete list of Highest-grossingBollywood movies of 2016. There are good numbers of Hindi films have been released in 2016, is almost at the end. The year starts off with Farhan Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan starrer thriller film Wazir that had done average business at the box office.
The Superstar Salman Khan‘s Sports-drama Sultan established several Box-office records. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story breaks the records of Akshay Kumar‘s Airlift and Rustom, are top films after Salman’s Sultan and Mahendra Singh Dhoni‘s biopic, gets success to make a place on top two in the list of Top 7 Highest-grossing Bollywood movies of 2016.
Sultan is a romantic action & drama movie based on wrestling. Salman Khan has played the main character of Haryana-based wrestler Sultan Ali Khan and Anushka is playing her leading lady in the film. Sultan took a massive opening on the first two days with Rs 73.74 crores. By the end of 35th day, Sultan has entered 300 crore club and becomes 3rd Bollywood film to do so Highest-grossing Bollywood movie of 2016
2- M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story is a biopic of Indian Cricket History’s most successful captain Mahenrda Singh Dhoni, all about his struggle and hard work. The film is directed by Neeraj Pandey, who has acclaimed for his work in films like Baby (2015) and Special 26 (2013). This biographical sports film is loved by the audiences and doing well at Box-office too, becomes the second highest non-holiday opening film of the year, earned 21 Cr on releasing day 30th September.
Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, Airlift, released on 22nd January and is based on a true event. The film is related to the World’s biggest evacuation of Indian citizens who were stuck in Kuwait during the war between Iraq and Kuwait. Indian Government with the help of Indian Airlines airlifted more than 170000 Indians with the commercial airplanes from the war zone. Akshay Kumar has played the character of an Indian based NRI businessman Ranjit Katyal, who helped in evacuating people. Made with the budget of around Rs 30 crore, Airlift become the first film of 2016 that crossed 100 crore mark. So Airlift is on the first position of our Highest-grossing Bollywood movies of 2016 list. In the domestic circuit, the film has finished its lifetime business of Rs 127.80 crore that is a whopping figure for this moderately budgeted film.
Rustom is basically based on a real life event. Akshay Kumar is playing the character of a Naval Officer. Rustom has done a fantastic business at the box office and becomes 4th 100 crore grosser of the year. Currently it stands on 3rd position in this list
5- Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Karan Johar’s directorial Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is a romantic-drama ft. Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma in the main leads. It has taken a fantastic start at the box office and currently on 6th position in this list. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Fawad Khan did a great job in the film.
6- Housefull 3
Housefull 3 is the third installment of the comedy franchise Housefull (2010) with Akshay Kumar, Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri and Lisa Haydon in the main drivers. Done this as budget director Sajid-Farhad of around Rs 85 billion rupees expectations, taken by the start of angry at the box office, which, as a result collected so far Rs 106.22 crore. With this, Housefull became 3 billion total rupiah of the film 2 of 2016 after the air bridge.
Ajay Devgan in the dramatic action Shivaay was released on October 28 on the occasion of the Independence Day party, mixed reactions received and loved by fans and Ajay Devgan. But could not win a romantic drama Karan Johar, who attributed the problem Hai Dell launched the same day. Ajay Devgan, Erika Kaar and Sayyeshaa Sargal is the main thread of the film. Directed by Ajay Devgan himself. This film has a great budget and an average performance at the box office.