Here we are providing a complete list of Highest-grossing Bollywood movies of 2016. There are good numbers of Hindi films released in 2016. The year starts off with Farhan Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan starrer thriller film Wazir that had done average business at the box office and end with the biggest blockbuster Dangal.
Aamir Khan starrer biographical sports drama Dangal (2016) is now highest grossing at Indian Box office while second highest worldwide after Pk (2014).
The Superstar Salman Khan‘s Sports-drama Sultan established Box-office record like the highest opening day of 2016. Neeraj Pandey directed Biographical sports film M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story breaks the records of Akshay Kumar‘s Airlift and Rustom, are top films after Salman’s Sultan and Aamir Khan’s Dangal.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni‘s biopic gets success to make a place on top three on the list of Top 10 Highest-grossing Bollywood movies of 2016. Latest released Aamir Khan’s film Dangal is on top of this list.
Dangal is a biographical sports drama film based on the life of former Haryana-based national level wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, who trained his two daughters Geeta Kumari Phogat and Babita Kumari Phogat for International matches and they later won several medals for India. Nitesh Tiwari directed this epic sports drama getting amazing responses from critics and breaking numerous Box-office records. Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, and Sanya Malhotra played key roles in Dangal (2016) is the most successful film of the year. The film is produced by Aamir Khan himself under his own production house.
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
3- 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
6- 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.
7- Housefull 3
Housefull 3 is the third installment of superhit comedy franchise of Housefull (2010) featuring Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri and Lisa Haydon in the main leads. This Sajid-Farhad directorial has been made with the budget of around Rs 85 crore and as per the expectations, it has taken a furious start at the box office and so far collected Rs 106.22 crore. With this, Housefull 3 became 2nd 100 crores grosser film of the year 2016 after Airlift.
Ajay Devgn's action-drama Shivaay Released on October 28, on the occasion of Diwali, received mixed reviews and loved by the Ajay Devgn's fans. But it failed to beat Karan Johar’s romantic-drama Ae Dil Hai Mushkil released on same day. Ajay Devgn, Erika Kaar and Sayyeshaa Saigal are main leads in the film. Directed by Ajay Devgn himself. This big budget film is performing average at Box-office.
Fan was one of the most awaited films of the year featuring Shah Rukh Khan in dual characters of superstar Aryan Khanna and his biggest fan Gaurav Chandna who looks alike him. Directed by Maneesh Sharma, Fan is produced by Yash Raj Films.
Made with the budget of around Rs 105 crore, Fan has started off with a bang and had collected Rs 19.20 crore on Day one. According to the last update, Fan has finished its box office lifetime run with Rs 85 crore, which are shocking numbers for a Shah Rukh Khan film.
Directed by Heropanti (2014) famed Sabbir Khan, Baaghi is an action-thriller featuring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor in the main leads. The story of Baaghi revolves around two rebels, who falls in love with each other. South Indian actor Sudheer babu is portraying the negative character in the film which is filled with some hardcore action sequences by Tiger and Shraddha.
Despite its negative reviews, the film has really done fantastic business at the domestic box office. Made with the budget of around Rs 47 crore, Baaghi has so far collected Rs 76 crores.
List of Top 10 Highest-grossing Bollywood movies of 2016
This is a complete list of Top 10 Highest-grossing Bollywood movies of 2016. We will regularly update this article in the future when a new movie will come on this list. If you have any query please feel free to comment below.