With 2016 coming to an end, a lot have already happened in the entertainment world. There are those artists that made it to the stage light this year, while there are also those who were not lucky enough. In line with the Bollywood films, this year seemed to be a good money for producers despite the political issue the India and Pakistan was involved with. Every year, the Bollywood movies are being weighed in terms of the net box office collection which may be from the audiences and as well as the trade pundits. Since a lot are taking a say on top 10 highest grossing Bollywood films before the year ends, we will be presenting the top 10 for this year.
Initially, the film’s box office run actually determines the length of the movies’ life in the cinema. Most of the time, depending on the actors being starred in the movie, a movie will be popular because of who will be in the movie. This year seemed to be no different than the previous Bollywood box office movies. Most of the movie releases this year after the politic issues seemed to have been a devastating duration for the producers and as well as the actors. However, it did not stop the movie creators from releasing movies despite the crisis that India are in, there are still movies that made it to the top 10 highest grossing Bollywood films of 2016.
Top 10 Highest Grossing Bollywood Films of 2016
The charisma that Salman Khan may have seem to brought tons of movie goers for his movie. The game that Salman have played in his movie, Sultan, is surely strong on this one, though, he had always been keeping up with it in every film. There have always been a debate with regard to the content of the films of Sultan but still, it makes a good number for Salman’s movies. This year is very special for Salman. It may have not been a good year for Bollywood films because of political issue which had greatly affected the entertainment world, the Sultan still have made it to the top 10 highest grossing Bollywood films of 2016 even earning 300.45 Cr.
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Performance wise, the main character of this movie delivered a lifetime remembrance in this biopic on India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Everyone seemed to applaud his performance in this time of his career because of how he convincingly played the role well. It may have received mixed reviews from critics, but in line with box office scores, it sure did well. This movie is one of the top 10 highest grossing Bollywood films of 2016 making 133.04 Cr. Though the earnings of MS Dhoni: The Untold Story did not made even half of what Sultan had made, it still made the cut.
Dangal made a close competition with the MS Dhoni: The Untold Story this year. This movie is dubbed as the powerhouse of performances out of the top 10 highest grossing Bollywood films of 2016. It has the heart in the right place. The incredible script won the heart of the people leaving you impressed, especially with the Mr. Perfect of Bollywood, Aamir Khan being in the movie. Though a lot seemed to have been disappointed towards the end, it still have the best juices. It made 132.43 cr.
Most of the reviews for this movie seemed to tell a good story on how it is certainly worth a watch. The main actors seemed to have given their compelling performance. It has the right amount of touch, not too patriotic, just enough to make you watch it through the weekend without getting board making 129.00 Cr at the end of its run.
Everyone who have watched this movie witnessed how entertaining the Rustom. It also successfully gave a good plot that keeps you hooked to your seats. But the issue seemed to cause stir in the crowd. It made quite an issue on how lawless ways to be taken just by their execution itself. Overall, it is a recommendable Bollywood movie to watch. It earned 127.42 Cr which is short by 2.00 Cr with Airlift to make it to the top 10 highest grossing Bollywood film of 2016.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Good thing the political crisis this year did not seem to move the romantic movies. The director of the movie is back with the tale of love. The romantic aura is very heart warming giving butterflies to the audiences. It is well equipped with good actors, a good romantic relationship mix and the amazing music, the trade mark of Bollywood film. This movie earned 112.39 this year.
The Housefull 3 is already the third installment for the Housefull franchise. Most of the watchers seemed to have not enjoyed watching this movie. The humors that the movie throws to the audiences did not seem to have catch their humor. But still this made it to the top 10 highest grossing Bollywood films of 2016 for earning 107.70 Cr.
Earning 100.25 Cr, the Shivaay movie is applauded for its cinematography being completely breathtaking. It is an action movie and a lot are disappointed for failing to give emotion to the audiences. The script did not seem to cooperate with the actors, the tearjerker scenes did a reverse effect to the audiences. Some serious scenes made the audiences laugh. But then, the earnings of this movie still made it to be named as one of the top 10 highest grossing Bollywood films of 2016.
Shah Rukh Khan being the front man, this movie had earned 85.00 Cr. It is the first time that Khan becomes the acting front. He made a good performance on portraying Gaurav and Aryan, leaving people impressed. Most were actually expecting that this film would be about the spirit of fandom because its name. They stand corrected but still loved the movie.