Page semi-protected

List of highest-grossing Indian films

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a ranking of the highest grossing Indian films which includes films from various languages based on the conservative global box office estimates as reported by reputable sources. There is no official tracking of figures and sites publishing data are frequently pressured to increase their estimates.[1]

During the 1940s cinema in South India accounted for nearly half of India's cinema halls[2] which had grown to 75% of all film revenues in India as of 2009.[3] Indian films have been screened in markets around the world since the early 20th century.[2] As of 2003, there are markets in over 90 countries where films from India are screened.[4] During the first decade of the 21st century, there was a steady rise in the ticket price, a tripling in the number of theaters and an increase in the number of prints of a film being released, which led to a large increase in the box office collections.[5]

The figures are not adjusted for inflation. Adjusted for inflation, estimates for the 1975 film Sholay reach as high as 300 crore (US$45 million) in 2009.[6][7]

Global gross figures

The following list shows India's top 15 highest-grossing films, which include films from all the Indian languages.

* Denotes films still running in theaters
Rank Movie Year Studio(s)/Producers Language Worldwide gross
1 PK 2014 Vinod Chopra Films/Rajkumar Hirani Films Hindi 792 crore (US$120 million)[8][9]
2 Dangal 2016 Walt Disney Pictures
Aamir Khan Productions
UTV Motion Pictures
Hindi 730 crore (US$110 million)[10]
3 Baahubali: The Beginning 2015 Arka Media Works 650 crore (US$97 million)[11]
4 Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2015 Salman Khan Films/Kabir Khan Films Hindi 626 crore (US$93 million)[8][9]
5 Dhoom 3 2013 Yash Raj Films Hindi 585 crore (US$87 million)[12]
6 Sultan 2016 Yash Raj Films Hindi 584.15 crore (US$87 million)[13]
7 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo 2015 Fox Star Studios/Rajshri Productions Hindi 432 crore (US$64 million)[14]
8 Chennai Express 2013 Red Chillies Entertainment Hindi 423 crore (US$63 million)[15]
9 3 Idiots 2009 Vinod Chopra Films Hindi 395 crore (US$59 million)[16]
10 Dilwale 2015 Red Chillies Entertainment/Rohit Shetty Productions Hindi 394 crore (US$59 million)[15]
11 Bajirao Mastani 2015 SLB Films Hindi 358.2 crore (US$53 million)[15]
12 Kick 2014 Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment Hindi 351.8 crore (US$52 million)[15]
13 Kabali 2016 V Creations Tamil 350 crore (US$52 million)[17][18][note 1]
14 Happy New Year 2014 Red Chillies Entertainment Hindi 345.26 crore (US$51 million)[15]
15 Bang Bang! 2014 Fox Star Studios Hindi 340 crore (US$51 million)[24]

Notes:

  1. ^ Box office gross values of 6–6.75 billion were reported for Kabali in its first 13 days,[19][20] which were more than double the estimates made by other sources.[21] International Business Times (IBT) and Firstpost criticized these estimates as inflated, explaining the discrepancy as due in part to the addition of "pre-release business" figures, such as music and satellite rights sales of 2 billion,[22] being factored into the box office sales totals.[21] Firstpost wrote, "More conservative estimates put Kabali’s collections at around Rs [3 billion] from worldwide ticket sales."[22] IBT's analysts estimated the film's worldwide gross total at around 3.5 billion (US$52 million).[23]


Highest-grossing films adjusted for inflation

Inflation adjusted as of 2008[25]

Rank Title Worldwide gross
(2008 Rs.)
Year
1 Sholay Rs. 1,627.32 cr 1975
2 Mughal-e-Azam Rs. 1,327.10 cr 1960
3 Kismet Rs. 1,087.78 cr 1943
4 Rattan Rs. 990.48 cr 1944
5 Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! Rs. 960.21 cr 1994
6 Muqaddar Ka Sikandar Rs. 941.89 cr 1978
7 Basant (1942) Rs. 895.98 cr 1942
8 Zindagi (1940 film) Rs. 864.52 cr 1940
9 Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge Rs. 816.04 cr 1995
10 Amar Akbar Anthony Rs. 809.54 cr 1977

Highest-grossing films by language

Highest-grossing Bengali films

The Bengali language film industry is centered in the Tollygunge neighborhood of the city of Kolkata, West Bengal and has been known by the nickname Tollywood, a portmanteau of the words Tollygunge and Hollywood , since 1932.[26] A 2014 report stated that while there were about 100 films created in Tollywood every year, fewer than ten percent were breaking even financially.[27]

Rank Movie Year Director Studio(s) Worldwide gross Source
1 Chander Pahar 2013 Kamaleswar Mukherjee Shree Venkatesh Films 16.53 crore (US$2.5 million) [27]

Highest-grossing Bhojpuri films

The Bhojpuri cinema produces films in the Bhojpuri language. It caters audience from eastern Uttar Pradesh, western Bihar and Nepal.

Rank Movie Year Director Studio(s) Worldwide gross Source
1 Sasura Bada Paisawala 2004 Ajay Sinha Balaji Cinevision Pvt Ltd 9 crore (US$1.3 million) [28]

Highest-grossing Gujarati films

The Gujarati cinema produces films in Gujarati language and is primarily focused on the audience in Gujarat and Maharashtra. The film industry is sometimes referred as Dhollywood or Gollywood.

Rank Movie Year Director Studio(s) Worldwide gross Source
1 Chhello Divas 2015 Krishnadev Yagnik Belvedere Films 17 crore (US$2.5 million) [29]
2 Gujjubhai the Great 2015 Ishaan Randeria Siddharth Randeria Productions 15 crore (US$2.2 million) [30]
3 Desh Re Joya Dada Pardesh Joya 1998 Govindbhai Patel GN films 10 crore (US$1.5 million) [31]
4 Bey Yaar 2014 Abhishek Jain CineMan productions 8.5 crore (US$1.3 million) [32]

Highest-grossing Hindi films

The Hindi language film industry, based in Mumbai, India, is frequently known as Bollywood.[33] Bollywood is the largest film producer in India and one of the largest centres of film production in the world.[34][35][36]

Rank Movie Year Director Studio(s) Worldwide gross Source
1 PK 2014 Rajkumar Hirani Vinod Chopra Films/Rajkumar Hirani Films 792 crore (US$120 million) [8][9]
2 Dangal 2016 Nitesh Tiwari Walt Disney Pictures,
Aamir Khan Productions,
UTV Motion Pictures
721.14 crore (US$110 million) [37]
3 Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2015 Kabir Khan Salman Khan Films/Kabir Khan Films 626 crore (US$93 million) [8]
4 Dhoom 3 2013 Vijay Krishna Acharya Yash Raj Films 585 crore (US$87 million) [12]
5 Sultan 2016 Ali Abbas Zafar Yash Raj Films 584.15 crore (US$87 million) [13]
6 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo 2015 Sooraj Barjatya Fox Star Studios/Rajshri Productions 432 crore (US$64 million) [14][38]
7 Chennai Express 2013 Rohit Shetty Red Chillies Entertainment 423 crore (US$63 million) [39]
8 3 Idiots 2009 Rajkumar Hirani Vinod Chopra Films 395 crore (US$59 million) [16]
9 Dilwale 2015 Rohit Shetty Red Chillies Entertainment/Rohit Shetty Productions 394 crore (US$59 million) [40]
10 Bajirao Mastani 2015 Sanjay Leela Bhansali SLB Films 358 crore (US$53 million) [15]

Highest-grossing Kannada films

Bengaluru is the center for the cinema of Karnataka, films produced in the Kannada language. It is sometimes known by the nickname "Sandalwood".

Rank Movie Year Director Studio(s) Worldwide gross Source
1 Mungaru Male 2006 Yogaraj Bhat E. K. Entertainers 50 crore (US$7.4 million) [41][42]
2 Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari 2014 Santhosh Ananddram Jayanna Combines 50 crore (US$7.4 million) [43]
3 Kirik Party 2016 Rishab Shetty Paramvah Studios 45 crore (US$6.7 million) [44]
4 Maanikya 2014 Sudeep M. N. K. Movies
Kiccha Creations
Kolla Entertainments
43.5 crore (US$6.5 million) [45][46]
5 Yajamana 2000 Radha Bharathi,
R. Sheshadri
Oscar Films 42 crore (US$6.2 million) [47]
6 Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna 2012 Naganna Sri Sangolli Rayanna Cine Combines 40 crore (US$5.9 million) [48]
7 Uppi 2 2015 Upendra Upendra Productions 40 crore (US$5.9 million) [49]
8 Doddmane Hudga 2016 Duniya Soori Ajay Pictures 35-40 crore (US$−5.9 million) [50]
9 Kotigobba 2 2016 K. S. Ravikumar Rambabu Productions 35-38 crore (US$−5.6 million) [50]
10 Dandupalya 2012 Srinivasa Raju Apple Blossom Creations 35 crore (US$5.2 million) [51]

Highest-grossing Malayalam films

Malayalam cinema is a part of Indian cinema based in Kerala dedicated to the production of motion pictures in the Malayalam language. It is sometimes known by the nickname "Mollywood" by certain media outlets. These are the top 10 highest grossing Malayalam films.

Rank Movie Year Director Studio(s) Worldwide gross Source
1 * Pulimurugan 2016 Vysakh Mulakuppadam Films 152 crore (US$23 million) [52][53]
2 Drishyam 2013 Jeethu Joseph Aashirvad Cinemas 75 crore (US$11 million) [54][55]
3 Oppam 2016 Priyadarshan Aashirvad Cinemas 65 crore (US$9.7 million) [56][57]
4 Premam 2015 Alphonse Puthren Anwar Rasheed Entertainments 60 crore (US$8.9 million) [58]
5 Two Countries 2015 Shafi Rejaputhra Visual Media 55 crore (US$8.2 million) [59]
6 * Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol 2017 Jibu Jacob Weekend Blockbusters 50 crore (US$7.4 million) [60]
7 Ennu Ninte Moideen 2015 R. S. Vimal Newton Movies 50 crore (US$7.4 million) [61]
8 Bangalore Days 2014 Anjali Menon Anwar Rasheed Entertainments, Weekend Blockbusters 45 crore (US$6.7 million) [62]
9 Charlie 2015 Martin Prakkat Finding Cinema 42 crore (US$6.2 million) [63]
10 * Ezra 2017 Jayakrishnan AVA Productions, E4 Entertainment 40.86 crore (US$6.1 million) [64]

Highest-grossing Marathi films

The Marathi cinema industry produces films in the Marathi language and is based in the state of Maharashtra, India. India's first full-length film, Raja Harishchandra, was released in 1913 in Marathi.[65] It is sometimes known by the nickname "M-town" by media.

Rank Movie Year Director Studio(s) Worldwide gross ref(s)
1 Sairat 2016 Nagraj Manjule Essel Vision Productions, Aatpat Production 110 crore (US$16 million) [66][67]
2 Natsamrat 2016 Mahesh Manjrekar Fincraft Media & Entertainment & Great Maratha Entertainment 50 crore (US$7.4 million) [68][69]
3 Katyar Kaljat Ghusali 2015 Subodh Bhave Essel Vision Productions 40 crore (US$5.9 million) [70]
4 Lai Bhaari 2014 Nishikant Kamath Mumbai Film Company 40 crore (US$5.9 million) [71]
5 Timepass 2 2015 Ravi Jadhav Essel Vision Productions 40 crore (US$5.9 million) [72]
6 Timepass 2014 Ravi Jadhav Zee Talkies 33 crore (US$4.9 million) [73]
7 Duniyadari 2013 Sanjay Jadhav Dreaming 24/7 Productions 32 crore (US$4.8 million) [74]
8 Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy 2009 Mahesh Manjrekar Everest Entertainment 25.5 crore (US$3.8 million) [75]
9 * Ventilator 2016 Rajesh Mapuskar Purple Pebble Pictures 25 crore (US$3.7 million) [76]
10 Classmates 2015 Aditya Sarpotdar Video Palace and Media monks 21 crore (US$3.1 million) [77]

Highest-grossing Punjabi films

Punjabi cinema, producing films in the Punjabi language is primarily based in the state of Punjab.

Rank Movie Year Director Studio(s) Worldwide Gross Source
1 Chaar Sahibzaade 2014 Harry Baweja Baweja Movies 70 crore (US$10 million) [78]
2 Sardaar Ji 2015 Rohit Jugraj Chauhan White Hill Production 50 crore (US$7.4 million) [79]
3 * Chaar Sahibzaade: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur 2016 Harry Baweja Baweja Movies 23.02 crore (US$3.4 million) [80][81][82][83]
4 Ambarsariya 2016 Mandeep Kumar Tips Industries Limited 21.22 crore (US$3.2 million) [84][85]
5 Punjab 1984 2014 Anurag Singh White Hill Production 21 crore (US$3.1 million) [86]
6 Jatt & Juliet 2 2013 Anurag Singh White Hill Production 20 crore (US$3.0 million) [87]
7 Sardaar Ji 2 2016 Rohit Jugraj Chauhan White Hill Production 19 crore (US$2.8 million) [88]
8 Angrej 2015 Simerjit Singh Dara Productions 12.45 crore (US$1.9 million) [89]

Highest-grossing Tamil films

Tamil cinema, the Tamil language film industry based in the Kodambakkam neighbourhood of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, accrues the second-largest overseas market after Bollywood.[90] It is sometimes colloquially known as "Kollywood", a portmanteau of Kodambakkam and Hollywood. Tamil films are released in the Tamil-speaking nations of Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia. They also release across the world in countries containing Tamil diaspora populations in Oceania, Europe, Africa, and North America. In the Indian states of Kerala and Karnataka, Tamil films are directly released in Tamil but in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, they are generally officially dubbed in Telugu.[91] Tamil films released in North India are often officially dubbed in Hindi. Worldwide gross figures (including dubbed versions) are given below.

#+ Implies that the film is a bilingual and the gross collection figure includes the worldwide collection of the other simultaneously filmed version.
Rank Movie Year Director Studio Worldwide gross Source
1 Baahubali: The Beginning 2015 S. S. Rajamouli Arka Media Works 650 crore (US$97 million) #+ [11]
2 Kabali 2016 Pa. Ranjith V Creations 350 crore (US$52 million) [17]
3 Enthiran 2010 S. Shankar Sun Pictures 289 crore (US$43 million) [92]
4 I 2015 S. Shankar Aascar Films Pvt.Ltd 240 crore (US$36 million) [93]
5 Vishwaroopam 2013 Kamal Haasan Raaj Kamal Films International 220 crore (US$33 million) #+ [94]
6 Dasavathaaram 2008 K. S. Ravikumar Aascar Films Pvt.Ltd 200 crore (US$30 million) [95][96]
7 Theri 2016 Atlee V. Creations 156.23 crore (US$23 million) [97]
8 Lingaa 2014 K. S. Ravikumar Eros International 154 crore (US$23 million) [98]
9 Sivaji 2007 S. Shankar AVM Productions 148 crore (US$22 million) [99]
10 Veeram 2014 Siva Vijaya Productions 130 crore (US$19 million) [100]

Highest-grossing Telugu films

Telugu cinema, also known by its nickname "Tollywood" is a part of Indian cinema producing films in the Telugu language, in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and is centered in the Hyderabad neighbourhood of Film Nagar.[101]

#+ Implies that the film is a bilingual and the gross collection figure includes the worldwide collection of the other simultaneously filmed version.
Rank Title Year Director Studio(s) Worldwide gross Ref(s)
1 Baahubali: The Beginning 2015 S. S. Rajamouli Arka Media Works 650 crore (US$97 million) #+ [11]
2 Srimanthudu 2015 Koratala Siva G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd
Mythri Movie Makers
200 crore (US$30 million) [102]
3 Khaidi No. 150 2017 V. V. Vinayak Konidela Production Company 164 crore (US$24 million) [103]
4 Gabbar Singh 2012 Harish Shankar Parameswara Art Productions 150 crore (US$22 million) [104]
5 Magadheera 2009 S. S. Rajamouli Geetha Arts 150 crore (US$22 million) [105]
6 Janatha Garage 2016 Koratala Siva Mythri Movie Makers 145 crore (US$22 million) [106]
7 Attarintiki Daredi 2013 Trivikram Srinivas Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra 131 crore (US$19 million)[107]187 crore (US$28 million)[108] [107][108]
8 Sarrainodu 2016 Boyapati Srinu Geetha Arts 127 crore (US$19 million) [109]
9 Eega 2012 S. S. Rajamouli Varahi Chalana Chitram 125 crore (US$19 million) #+ [110]
10 Race Gurram 2014 Surender Reddy Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions 102 crore (US$15 million) [111]

Highest-grossing films by year

Year Title Director Studio(s) Worldwide gross Language Source
1990 Dil Indra Kumar Maruti International 18 crore (US$2.7 million) Hindi [112]
1991 Saajan Lawrence D'Souza Eros Entertainment 18 crore (US$2.7 million) Hindi [113]
1992 Beta Indra Kumar Maruti International 23 crore (US$3.4 million) Hindi [114]
1993 Aankhen David Dhawan Chiragdeep International 25 crore (US$3.7 million) Hindi [115]
1994 Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! Sooraj R. Barjatya Rajshri Productions 127.96 crore (US$19 million) Hindi [116]
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Aditya Chopra Yash Raj Films 103.17 crore (US$15 million) Hindi [117]
1996 Raja Hindustani Dharmesh Darshan Cineyug 76.34 crore (US$11 million) Hindi [118]
1997 Dil To Pagal Hai Yash Chopra Yash Raj Films 71.87 crore (US$11 million) Hindi [119]
1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Karan Johar Dharma Productions 106.74 crore (US$16 million) Hindi [120]
1999 Hum Saath Saath Hain Sooraj R. Barjatya Rajshri Productions 81.71 crore (US$12 million) Hindi [121]
2000 Mohabbatein Aditya Chopra Yash Raj Films 90.01 crore (US$13 million) Hindi [122]
2001 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Karan Johar Dharma Productions 135.53 crore (US$20 million) Hindi [123]
2002 Devdas Sanjay Leela Bhansali Mega Bollywood Pvt.Ltd. 99.87 crore (US$15 million) Hindi [124]
2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho Nikhil Advani Dharma Productions 86.09 crore (US$13 million) Hindi [125]
2004 Veer-Zaara Yash Chopra Yash Raj Films 97.64 crore (US$15 million) Hindi [126]
2005 No Entry Anees Bazmee SK Film Entertainment 74.14 crore (US$11 million) Hindi [127]
2006 Dhoom 2 Sanjay Gadhvi Yash Raj Films 151.39 crore (US$22 million) Hindi [128]
2007 Om Shanti Om Farah Khan Red Chillies Entertainment 149.87 crore (US$22 million) Hindi [129]
2008 Dasavathaaram K.S.Ravikumar Aascar Film Pvt. Ltd 200 crore (US$30 million) Tamil [130][better source needed]
2009 3 Idiots Rajkumar Hirani Vinod Chopra Films 390.9 crore (US$58 million) Hindi [131]
2010 Enthiran S. Shankar Sun Pictures 289 crore (US$43 million) Tamil [92][better source needed]
2011 Bodyguard Siddique Reel Life Productions 234.39 crore (US$35 million) Hindi [132]
2012 Ek Tha Tiger Kabir Khan Yash Raj Films 308.31 crore (US$46 million) Hindi [133]
2013 Dhoom 3 Vijay Krishna Acharya Yash Raj Films 539.88 crore (US$80 million) Hindi [134]
2014 PK Rajkumar Hirani Vinod Chopra Films 742.98 crore (US$110 million) Hindi [135]
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning S. S. Rajamouli Arka Media Works 650 crore (US$97 million) Telugu and Tamil [11]
2016 * Dangal Nitesh Tiwari Walt Disney Pictures
Aamir Khan Productions
UTV Motion Pictures
721.14 crore (US$110 million) Hindi [37]
2017 * Raees Rahul Dholakia Red Chillies Entertainment
Excel Entertainment
295 crore (US$44 million) Hindi [136]

Highest grossing Indian franchise and film series

film currently playing indicates that at least one film in the series is playing in the week commencing 17 March 2017.
Highest-grossing franchises and film series[§] (The films in each franchise can be viewed by selecting "show".)
Rank Series Total worldwide box office (in million) No. of films Average of films (in mill) Highest-grossing film (gross in US$ million

See also

References

  1. ^ Priya Gupta (Nov 23, 2013). "Box Office column discontinued". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b * Burra, Rani Day & Rao, Maithili (2006), "Cinema", Encyclopedia of India (vol. 1), Thomson Gale, ISBN 978-0-684-31350-4.
  3. ^ "Southern movies account for over 75% of film revenues". The Times of India. 18 November 2009. 
  4. ^ * Khanna, Amit (2003), "The Future of Hindi Film Business", Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema: historical record, the business and its future, narrative forms, analysis of the medium, milestones, biographies, Encyclopædia Britannica (India) Private Limited, ISBN 978-81-7991-066-5. p 158
  5. ^ Binoy Prabhakar (Aug 26, 2012). "Business of Rs 100-cr films: Who gets what and why". Indiatimes The Economic Times. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "The Biggest Blockbusters Ever In Hindi Cinema". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  7. ^ Kazmi, Nikhat (12 January 2009). "Sholay adjusted gross". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 February 2011. 
  8. ^ a b c d Ankita Mehta (22 July 2016). "Worldwide box office collection: Salman's 'Sultan' set to beat 'Baahubali' and 'Dhoom 3' global earnings". International Business Times. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  9. ^ a b c "Salman Khan's Sultan earns Rs 500 crore in total but won't beat Aamir Khan's PK". The Indian Express. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016. 
  10. ^ "Amid Raees vs Kaabil, Aamir Khan's Dangal continues to make its own way". The Indian Express. The Indian Express. 26 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  11. ^ a b c d "'Kabali' box office collection: Rajinikanth starrer fails to beat 5 records of 'Baahubali' (Bahubali)". International Business Times. 2016-08-09. 
  12. ^ a b Hungama, Bollywood (7 January 2017). "Box Office: Aamir Khan's Dangal eclipses Dhoom 3; becomes 3rd Highest worldwide grosser - Bollywood Hungama". 
  13. ^ a b "Box Office: Worldwide Collections and Day wise breakup of Sultan". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 24 August 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2016. 
  14. ^ a b "Best of 2015: Top 6 highest grossing films". dnaindia.com. 
  15. ^ a b c d e f "Top Worldwide Grossers All Time". 
  16. ^ a b "Chennai Express Crosses Ek Tha Tiger Worldwide In Ten Days". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 2013-11-03. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "'Kabali' box office collection: Rajinikanth-starrer fails to beat 'Bahubali' (Baahubali) US record". International Business Times. 24 August 2016. 
  18. ^ "'Kabali' Box Office collection". International Business Times India. 4 August 2016. 
  19. ^ "Rajinikanth starrer Kabali box office collections rise to over Rs 650 crore, turns No. 1 movie in India - The Financial Express". 1 August 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  20. ^ "Rajinikanth starrer Kabali box office collections rise to over Rs 650 crore, turns No. 1 movie in India - The Financial Express". 1 August 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  21. ^ a b "'Kabali' box office collection: Reports of Rajinikanth-starrer raking in Rs. 675 crore in 13 days are fake". Archived from the original on 5 August 2016. 
  22. ^ a b "Rajinikanth's Kabali has earned Rs 600 crore at the global box office. Or has it? - Firstpost". 3 August 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  23. ^ "'Kabali' Box Office collection". International Business Times India. 4 August 2016. Archived from the original on 5 August 2016. 
  24. ^ "Bollywood's Top Worldwide Grossers". Koimoi. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 3 July 2016. 
  25. ^ http://ibosnetwork.com/asp/actualalltime_worldwide.asp
  26. ^ Sarkar, Bhaskar (2008). "The Melodramas of Globalization". Cultural Dynamics. 20: 31–51 [34]. doi:10.1177/0921374007088054. Madhava Prasad traces the origin of the term to a 1932 article in the American Cinematographer by Wilford E. Deming, an American engineer who apparently helped produce the first Indian sound picture. At this point, the Calcutta suburb of Tollygunge was the main centr of film production in India. Deming refers to the area as Tollywood, since it already boasted two studios with 'several more projected' (Prasad, 2003) 'Tolly', rhyming with 'Holly', got hinged to 'wood' in the Anglophone Indian imagination, and came to denote the Calcutta studios and, by extension, the local film industry. Prasad surmises: 'Once Tollywood was made possible by the fortuitous availability of a half-rhyme, it was easy to clone new Hollywood babies by simply replacing the first letter' (Prasad, 2003). From Cinema of India: Sarkar, Bhaskar (2008). "The Melodramas of Globalization". Cultural Dynamics. 20 (1): 31–51 [34]. doi:10.1177/0921374007088054. 
  27. ^ a b Press Trust of India (December 17, 2014). "Tollywood delivers only five-six hits a year". The Indian Express. Retrieved 2 September 2015. 
  28. ^ "Remembrance of things future - Himal Southasian". 19 December 2016. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  29. ^ "Govt clerks arrested for leaking Chello Divas". 20 January 2016. 
  30. ^ "Gujarati Films to hit a century this year". 22 June 2016. 
  31. ^ "Good shot". 22 June 1998. 
  32. ^ Hari Narayan (August 20, 2016). "Gujarati film industry, still a work in progress". The Hindu. 
  33. ^ Gulzar; Nihalani, Govind; Chatterji, Saibal (2003). Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema. Encyclopædia Britannica (India) Pvt Ltd. pp. 10–18. ISBN 81-7991-066-0. 
  34. ^ Pippa de Bruyn; Niloufer Venkatraman; Keith Bain (2006). Frommer's India. Frommer's. p. 579. ISBN 0-471-79434-1. 
  35. ^ Wasko, Janet (2003). How Hollywood works. SAGE. p. 185. ISBN 0-7619-6814-8. 
  36. ^ K. Jha; Subhash (2005). The Essential Guide to Bollywood. Roli Books. p. 1970. ISBN 81-7436-378-5. 
  37. ^ a b "Dangal box office collection day 28: Aamir Khan film collects Rs 721.14 crore worldwide". TheIndianExpress. 19 January 2017. Retrieved 19 January 2017. 
  38. ^ "Best of 2015: Top 6 highest grossing films - Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 26 December 2015. 
  39. ^ "Salman Khan's Kick becomes 4th highest Bollywood grosser worldwide". India Today. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  40. ^ "Bajrangi Bhaijaan Grosses 626 Crores Worldwide - Box Office Report". Koimoi. 
  41. ^ "Stage set for Mungaru Male sequel". The Hindu. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  42. ^ "Ganesh all set for Mungaru Male 2". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  43. ^ "Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari enters 50 crore club". 
  44. ^ "Rakshit Shetty's Kirik Party inches closer to Rs 50-crore mark at box office in 75 days". International Business Times. 14 March 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  45. ^ "Maanikya 100 days collection". Archived from the original on 2014-08-09. 
  46. ^ "Maanikya Satellite + Dubbing rights". 
  47. ^ Renu Saran (4 March 2014). History of Indian Cinema. Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd. p. 130. ISBN 978-93-5083-651-4. 
  48. ^ "Sangolli Rayanna set to complete 100 days". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 December 2015. 
  49. ^ A Sharadhaa (2015-08-17). "Sandalwood hits Rangitaranga and Uppi 2 Run to Full House in USA". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  50. ^ a b "Sandalwood 2016: Highest-grossing Kannada movies of 2016 at the box office". www.ibtimes.co.in. 
  51. ^ "DANDUPALYA TO RELEASE IN TELUGU". m.indiaglitz.com. 
  52. ^ Nair, Sree Prasad (9 January 2017). "2016 Box Office Kings : Mohanlal is the only Malayalam actor among top 5, Aamir Khan tops the list, followed by Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan". Catch News. Retrieved 15 January 2017. 
  53. ^ R., Manoj Kumar (29 December 2016). "Aamir Khan's Dangal rules Kerala box office, no new Malayalam releases this Friday". The Indian Express. Retrieved 15 January 2017. 
  54. ^ DC (7 November 2016). "Mohanlal's Pulimurugan becomes first Malayalam film to gross over 100 crore rupees". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 15 January 2017. 
  55. ^ DNA Web Desk (1 March 2016). "Kerala film awards: 'Premam' snubbed says audience". Daily News and Analysis. Archived from the original on 30 August 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  56. ^ വാരിയർ, ഉണ്ണി കെ. (3 February 2017). "മോഹൻലാൽ; 400 കോടീശ്വരൻ". Malayala Manorama (in Malayalam). Retrieved 3 February 2017. 
  57. ^ Nair, Sree Prasad (28 December 2016). "After Drishyam, Ajay Devgn to reprise Mohanlal's role in Oppam". Catch News. Retrieved 15 January 2017. 
  58. ^ Onmanorama Staff (12 February 2016). "Producers put their money on debutant directors". Malayala Manorama. Retrieved 2 September 2016. 
         Upadhyaya, Prakash (22 January 2016). "'Endhiran 2' director Shankar praises Malayalam movie 'Premam'". International Business Times. Retrieved 2 September 2016. 
         Kaumudi Online (3 December 2015). "Nivin's hands are full". Kerala Kaumudi. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
         Srivatsan (13 October 2016). "Premam box office collection: Naga Chaitanyas film earns Rs 20 crore in 5 days". India Today. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
         Vamsi, Krishna (11 October 2016). "Premam box office collection: Chaitanya's movie mints over Rs 15 crore". The Indian Express. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  59. ^ Kavirayani, Suresh (25 August 2016). "Sunil to star in remake of Malayalam movie Two Countries". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on 29 August 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  60. ^ സ്വന്തം ലേഖകൻ (27 February 2017). "50 കോടി വാരി മുന്തിരിവള്ളികൾ തളിർക്കുമ്പോൾ". Malayala Manorama (in Malayalam). Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  61. ^ "Content triumphed over star power in southern filmdom (2015 in Retrospect)". Business Standard. Indo-Asian News Service. 19 December 2015. Archived from the original on 19 December 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  62. ^ Pratibha Parameshwaran (25 February 2017). "Dulquer Salmaan: How Mammootty's son became face of the cosmopolitan Malayali". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  63. ^ James, Anu (5 March 2016). "'Charlie' worldwide box office collection: Martin Prakkat movie becomes Dulquer Salmaan's highest grosser ever". International Business Times. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 
  64. ^ James, Anu (9 March 2017). "Ezra box office collection: Prithviraj Sukumaran-starrer earns Rs 40 crore from worldwide screenings". IBM Times. Retrieved 19 March 2017. 
  65. ^ "Raja Harishchandra (1913)". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  66. ^ "Sairat, Chauthi Koot, Tithi: Apart from Visaranai, a list of films that could have made the Oscars cut". 24 September 2016. 
  67. ^ Pradhan, Bharathi (Senior Journalist and Author) (November 22, 2016). Show Business: How Ventilator won the battle against Demonetization [Show Business with Actor Producer Viveck Vaswani] (Motion picture). India: Lehren TV. Event occurs at 6:46. 
  68. ^ Narayan, Hari. "Marathi, Punjabi films that made a mark in 2016". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-27. 
  69. ^ "'Sairat' Is The Highest Grossing Marathi Film Ever, But Have You Heard About It Yet?". indiatimes.com. 
  70. ^ "With Sairat, Marathi cinema flies high on box office, appreciation". The Indian Express. 23 May 2016. 
  71. ^ N, Ganesh (11 April 2015). "Struggle for success: Marathi films lose out in the multiplex race as popcorn-loving movie-goers prefer Hindi and English blockbusters". Daily Mail. 
  72. ^ "Priya thanked her audience - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Times News Network. 2015-05-28. Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  73. ^ Deshmukh, Gayatri (Jul 31, 2014). "After Duniyadari, will Lai Bhaari break Timepass' record?". The Times of India. 
  74. ^ Ganesh N (2015-04-11). "Struggle for success: Marathi films lose out in the multiplex race as the popcorn-loving movie-goer prefers Hindi and English blockbusters | Daily Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  75. ^ "Why Bollywood is jumping on the Marathi cinema bandwagon". mid-day. 25 August 2014. 
  76. ^ Narayan, Hari. "Marathi, Punjabi films that made a mark in 2016". 
  77. ^ Priyanka londhe (20 March 2016). "Collections of multi starrer marathi films". lokmat.com. 
  78. ^ Malvania, Urvi (January 9, 2015). "Harry Baweja's Chaar Saahibzaade gives 250% returns". Business Standard. 
  79. ^ Singh, Jasmine (July 19, 2015). "The turbaned prince". Spectrum. The Tribune. 
  80. ^ Hooli, Shekhar H. "Chaar Sahibzaade 2 overseas box office collection: Harry Baweja's film remains undeterred by Dear Zindagi". Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  81. ^ "Superhit! Chaar Sahibzaade 2 Box Office Collection 22nd Day Earning Report". Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  82. ^ Groves, Don. "Currency Withdrawals Short Change New Releases 'Rock On 2' And 'Chaar Sahibzaade' 2 In India". Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  83. ^ Hungama, Bollywood (14 November 2016). "Chaar Sahibzaade - Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur performs well; Rock On!! 2 is a colossal disaster in overseas - Bollywood Hungama". Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  84. ^ "Ambarsariya Continues Strong Run". Box Office India. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  85. ^ Hooli, Shekhar H (12 April 2016). "'Ambarsariya' continues to dominate 'Love Punjab,' 'Ardaas' at overseas box office". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  86. ^ "Chak De Pollywood - Namrata Joshi - Aug 04,2014". outlookindia.com. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015. Last heard, it had grossed Rs 21 crore worldwide. 
  87. ^ "Jatt and Juliet 2 makes a record collection at the box office". The Times of India. 26 July 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2015. The film has made a box office collections nearing Rs. 20 crores approx (All India) 
  88. ^ "Box office collection: 'Udta Punjab' and 'Raman Raghav 2.0' record a slow week; 'Sardaarji 2' doing well worldwide". International Business Times. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2016. The worldwide box office collection of "Sardaarji 2" stands at Rs. 19 crore. 
  89. ^ Hooli, Shekhar H (18 August 2015). "'Angrej' 17-Day Box Office Collection: Amrinder Gill Film Pips 'Ramta Jogi' in 3rd Weekend". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  90. ^ Pillai, Sreedhar (16 April 2016). "A gold mine around the globe". Retrieved 9 November 2016 – via The Hindu. 
  91. ^ Movie Buzz (14 July 2011). "Tamil films dominate Andhra market". Sify. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  92. ^ a b "2nd Saturday Box Office Collection: Baahubali Beats Endhiran's Lifetime Record in 9 Days". Ibtimes.co.in. 2015-07-19. Retrieved 2015-12-23. 
  93. ^ Upadhyaya, Prakash (December 15, 2015). "SS Rajamouli's Baahubali to Ajith's Vedalam: The Top 10 Highest grossing Tamil movies in 2015". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  94. ^ "'Vishwaroopam' Box Office Collection: Kamal Haasan Starrer Earns ₹220 Crores". International Business Times. 13 March 2013. 
  95. ^ "Baahubali to Thuppakki: Tamil Cinemas 100 Cr Films - NDTV Movies". Retrieved 2 August 2016. 
  96. ^ Gopalan, Krishna (4 April 2009). "Nayagan". The Economic Times. p. 14. Archived from the original on 2 August 2016. 
  97. ^ Don Groves (24 April 2016). "Tollywood Box Office Update: 'Sarrainodu' Scores In the U.S. And India". Forbes. Retrieved 25 April 2016. 
  98. ^ "All Time Highest Grossing Tamil films: 3 of 10". International Business Times. 12 July 2015. 
  99. ^ "All Time Highest Grossing Tamil films: 4 of 10". International Business Times. 12 July 2015. 
  100. ^ "From Vijay's 'Kaththi' to Ajith's 'Veeram': Top Grossing Tamil Films of 2014". International Business Times. 1 January 2015. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  101. ^ "Year of success for tinsel town". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 26 December 2007. 
  102. ^ "Mahesh Babu gifts swanky car to director Koratala Siva". Business Standard. Sep 22, 2015. 
  103. ^ "Khaidi No 150: Chiranjeevi's blockbuster mints Rs 164 cr worldwide". Hindustan Times. 5 March 2017. 
  104. ^ a b Gabbar Singh highest grosser in south - India Today Retrieved 6 February 2015 Dated 19 July 2012
  105. ^ V.P, Nicy (July 13, 2015). "'Baahubali' First Weekend Box Office Collection: Rajamouli Film Breaks Lifetime Records of 'Magadheera', 'Attarinitik Daaredi' in Three Days". International Business Times. 
  106. ^ "'Janatha Garage 32 Days box office collection: Jr NTR film emerges as the highest grosser of 2016". IBTimes. Oct 3, 2016. 
  107. ^ a b http://www.ibtimes.co.in/janatha-garage-box-office-collection-will-jr-ntrs-film-beat-sarrainodu-srimanthudu-693653
  108. ^ a b "South India dominates regional language film industry". Business Standard. April 2, 2014. 
  109. ^ "Janatha Garage 25th Day Collection - Jr. NTR JG 25 Days Collections". 26 September 2016. 
  110. ^ "DCHL bankruptcy threat: PVP Ventures in fray to buy IPL team Deccan Chargers". The Economic Times. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 
  111. ^ "Janatha Garage worldwide box office collection: Jr NTR's film turns second movie, after Sarrainodu, to gross Rs 125 cr in 2016". IBTimes. 
  112. ^ "Box Office 1990". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  113. ^ "Box Office 1991". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 15 January 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  114. ^ "Box Office 1992". Box Office India. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  115. ^ "Box Office 1993". Box Office India. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  116. ^ "Box Office 1994". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  117. ^ "Box Office 1995". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  118. ^ "Box Office 1996". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  119. ^ "Box Office 1997". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  120. ^ "Box Office 1998". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  121. ^ "Box Office 1999". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  122. ^ "Box Office 2000". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  123. ^ "Box Office 2001". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  124. ^ "Top Worldwide Grossers 2002". Box Office India. 22 July 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  125. ^ "Box Office 2003". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  126. ^ "Box Office 2004". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  127. ^ "Box Office 2005". Box Office India. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  128. ^ "TOP WORLDWIDE GROSSERS 2006". Box Office India. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  129. ^ "TOP WORLDWIDE GROSSERS 2007". Box Office India. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  130. ^ "Baahubali to Thuppakki: Tamil Cinema's 100 Cr Films". NDTV Movies. 5 August 2015. 
  131. ^ "Box Office 2009". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  132. ^ "Box Office 2011". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  133. ^ "Box Office 2012". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  134. ^ "Box Office 2013". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  135. ^ "Box Office 2014". Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  136. ^ "'Raees' worldwide box-office collection: Shah Rukh Khan's film powers past 250-crore mark". Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  137. ^ "Dhoom Movies at the Box Office - Box Office Mojo". 
  138. ^ http://boxofficeindia.com/Movies/movie_detail/krrish_3#.VbDiPKSqqko
  139. ^ "Housefull 3 - Movie - Box Office India". Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  140. ^ http://boxofficeindia.com/boxnewsdetail.php?page=shownews&articleid=5979&nCat=
  141. ^ a b "Boxofficeindia.com". 21 June 2013. 
  142. ^ http://www.boxofficeindia.com/Collections/world_total
  143. ^ http://boxofficeindia.com/boxnewsdetail.php?page=shownews&articleid=2254&nCat=box_office_news
  144. ^ http://www.boxofficeindia.com/Movies/movie_detail/tanu_weds_manu_returns
  145. ^ "All Time Top Lifetime South WW Grossing Films- AndhraBoxOffice.com". 
  146. ^ "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania - Movie - Box Office India". boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 2016-08-16. 
  147. ^ a b http://www.boxofficeindia.com/boxnewsdetail.php?page=shownews&articleid=6308&nCat=
  148. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "Special Features: Box Office: Worldwide Collections of Welcome Back - Box Office, Bollywood Hungama". 
  149. ^ http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/box-office-special-features/box-office-worldwide-collections-day-wise-breakup-akshay-kumars-jolly-llb-2/
  150. ^ "Kollywood 2015: Top 10 Highest Grossing Tamil Movies in the Year". 14 December 2015. 
  151. ^ http://www.boxofficeindia.com/Movies/movie_detail/raaz_3%23.VBFeTJSSxJk
  152. ^ "Special Features: Box Office: Worldwide Collections of ABCD - Any Body Can Dance - 2 - Box Office, Bollywood Hungama". 
  153. ^ http://www.boxofficeindia.com/boxnewsdetail.php%3Fpage%3Dshownews%26articleid%3D6308%26nCat%3D
  154. ^ http://www.boxofficeindia.com/showProd.php?itemCat=108&catName=QUxMIElORElB
  155. ^ Groves, Don. "Bollywood Star Vidya Balan Talks About Playing Powerful Women And Equal Pay". Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  156. ^ "Vidya Balan's Kahaani completes 50 days, grosses Rs. 104 cr worldwide". Hindustan Times. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  157. ^ a b http://boxofficeindia.com/boxnewsdetail.php?page=shownews&articleid=3944&nCat=
  158. ^ http://boxofficeindia.com/arounddetail.php?page=shownews&articleid=4409&nCat=
  159. ^ http://www.boxofficeindia.com/boxnewsdetail.php?page=shownews&articleid=3096&nCat=box_office_news