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List of highest-grossing Pakistani films

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Waar film poster.
Waar film broke the 15 year record of Choorian.

Pakistani films generate income from several revenue streams in which theatrical exhibition, television broadcast rights and merchandising are included.

Pakistan's film industry is based in the whole Pakistan, famous for the Urdu films, the Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Kashmiri and Balochi films. Bengali films also featured in Pakistani film industry before the separation of East Pakistan.

As well in national language films (Urdu films), the Pakistani films Industry featured many films of other provincial languages. The list of all languages of Pakistani films are given below:

This is a ranking of the highest-grossing Pakistani films based on the conservative worldwide box office and domestic box office estimates as reported by the only sources available, mainly boxofficedetail.com a private website without access to the individual accounts of the films. Pakistan does not as yet have an official and impartial audit of box office receipts.

Global gross figures[edit]

With a worldwide box-office gross of over $4.9 million, Jawani Phir Nahi Ani is often proclaimed to be the highest-grossing Pakistani films. This is the list of highest-grossing Pakistani films listed as per their worldwide gross figures at the time of their release. These figures are not adjusted for ticket prices inflation.


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Rank Title Year Studio Language Worldwide Gross Ref.
1 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2015 Six Sigma Plus Urdu Rs 49.44 crore (US$4.94 million) [1]
2 Waar 2013 MindWorks Media/Off Road Studios Urdu, English Rs 34.65 crore (US$3.46 million) [2]
3 Balu Mahi 2017 Sadia Jabbar Productions Urdu Rs 32.00 crore (US$3.20 million) [2]
4 Bin Roye 2015 MD Films Urdu Rs 30.75 crore (US$3.07 million) [3]
5 Actor In Law 2016 Filmwala Pictures Urdu Rs 30.00 crore (US$3.00 million) [4] [5] [6]
6 Janaan 2016 IRK Films Urdu, Pashto Rs 30.00 crore (US$3.00 million) [7]
7 Ho Mann Jahaan 2016 The Vision Factory Films Urdu Rs 21.75 crore (US$2.17 million) [8] [6]
8 Lahore Se Aagey 2016 AN Entertainment Pvt. Ltd./Showcase Productions Urdu Rs 21.60 crore (US$2.16 million) [6]
9 Choorian 1998 Pak Nishan Films Punjabi Rs 20.00 crore (US$2.00 million) [2] [9]
10 Bol 2011 Shoman Production Urdu Rs 16.80 crore (US$1.68 million) [2] [9]
11 Wrong No. 2015 YNH Films Urdu Rs 15.75 crore (US$1.57 million) [10]
12 Khuda Kay Liye 2007 Shoman Production Urdu, English Rs 15.06 crore (US$1.50 million) [9] [1]
13 Sawal 700 Crore Dollar Ka 2016 JJ Productions Urdu Rs 14.65 crore (US$1.46 million) [1]
14 Na Maloom Afraad 2014 Filmwala Pictures Urdu Rs 12.50 crore (US$1.25 million) [1]
15 Dobara Phir Se 2016 ARY Films Urdu Rs 10.50 crore (US$1.05 million) [1]
16 Karachi Se Lahore 2015 Showcase Productions Urdu Rs 10.00 crore (US$1.00 million) [11]
17 Bachaana 2016 Big Film Entertainment Urdu Rs 10.00 crore (US$1.00 million) [12] [6]
18 Jalaibee 2015 Redrum Film/ARY Films Urdu Rs 08.50 crore (US$0.85 million) [13] [9]
19 Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay 2016 RC Films/Kingfisher Films Urdu, English Rs 08.35 crore (US$0.83 million) [6]
20 Maalik 2016 Media Hub Urdu Rs 06.90 crore (US$0.69 million) [6]

Domestic gross figures[edit]

In Pakistan box-office, Jawani Phir Nahi Ani is in the top of the highest-grossing Pakistani films. This is the list of highest-grossing Pakistani films listed as per their domestic gross figures at the time of their release. These figures are not adjusted for ticket prices inflation.


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Rank Title Year Studio Language Domestic Gross Ref.
1 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2015 Six Sigma Plus Urdu Rs420 million (US$4.2 million) [1]
2 Actor in Law 2016 Filmwala Pictures Urdu Rs240 million (US$2.40 million) [6]
3 Waar 2013 MindWorks Media Urdu, English Rs230 million (US$2.2 million) [2]
4 Choorian 1998 Pak Nishan Films Punjabi Rs200 million (US$4.4 million) [2] [9]
5 Janaan 2016 IRK Films Urdu, Pashto Rs175 million (US$1.75 million) [14] [6]
6 Ho Mann Jahaan 2016 The Vision Factory Films Urdu Rs162.5 million (US$1.6 million) [6]
7 Wrong No. 2015 YNH Films Urdu Rs150 million (US$1.5 million) [10]
8 Na Maloom Afraad 2014 Filmwala Pictures Urdu Rs122 million (US$1.2 million) [1]
9 Bol 2011 Shoman Production Urdu Rs122 million (US$1.0 million) [2]
10 Bin Roye 2015 MD Films Urdu Rs109 million (US$1.0 million) [3]
11 Karachi se Lahore 2015 Showcase Films Urdu Rs100 million (US$1.0 million) [11]
12 Bachaana 2016 Big Film Entertainment Urdu Rs100 million (US$1.0 million) [12] [6]
13 Lahore Se Aagey 2016 Showcase Films Urdu Rs90 million (US$0.9 million) [6]
14 Jalaibee 2015 Redrum Films Urdu Rs71 million (US$0.71 million) [13]
15 Maalik 2016 Media Hub Urdu Rs69 million (US$0.69 million) [6]
16 3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam 2016 Waadi Animations Urdu Rs67.5 million (US$0.67 million) [15] [6]
17 3 Bahadur 2015 Waadi Animations Urdu Rs66 million (US$0.66 million) [1]
18 Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay 2016 RC Films/Kingfisher Films Urdu, English Rs65 million (US$0.65 million) [6]
19 Khuda Kay Liye 2007 Shoman Production Urdu, English Rs65 million (US$0.40 million) [1]
20 O21 2014 One Motion Pictures Urdu. English Rs59.2 million (US$0.59 million) [6]

Highest-grossing films by year of release[edit]

This is the list of highest-grossing Pakistani films which are the top grosser by year of release. These listed as per their worldwide gross figures at the time of their release. These figures are not adjusted for ticket prices inflation.


Background color      indicates films currently playing in theatres.

Famous High-grossing films by year of release
Year Title Budget Language Worldwide gross Ref.
1998 Choorian Rs3.8 million Punjabi Rs200 million (US$4.4 million) [2] [9]
2007 Khuda Kay Liye Rs60 million Urdu, English Rs150 million (US$2.51 million) [9] [1]
2011 Bol Rs70 million Urdu Rs168 million (US$1.98 million) [2] [9]
2013 Waar Rs170 million Urdu, English Rs346 million (US$3.3 million) [2]
2014 Na Maloom Afraad Rs90 million Urdu Rs125 million (US$1.25 million) [1]
2015 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani Rs80 million est. Urdu Rs494 million (US$4.9 million) [1]
2016 Actor In Law Rs100 million est. Urdu Rs305 million (US$3.0 million) [4] [5] [6]
2017 Balu Mahi Rs100 million Urdu Rs30 million (US$0.30 million) [16]

Highest-grossing franchises and film series[edit]

The films in the cross-franchise, Choorian have collectively grossed the most, amassing nearly $4.4 million, although in a animated films, 3 Bahadur have earned over $1.34 million in total at worldwide box-office.


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Highest-grossing franchises and film series[§] (The films in each franchise can be viewed by selecting "show".)
Rank Series Total worldwide box office (in mill) No. of films Average of films (in mill) Highest-grossing film

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