Highest Grossing Bollywood Movies Those Dominated in 2017

highest grossing Bollywood movies

This compilation of highest grossing Bollywood movies the year 2017 is for you if you’re a fanatic of the box office. As the list is a ranking of the highest grossing Hindi movies as they have collected that come from the reputable sources. Since there is no official tracking of domestic box office figures within India. As a result, the Indian sites publishing data are frequently pressured to increase their domestic box office estimates. So, here is the list of the latest top 10 highest grossing of Bollywood movies. In this list, we’ll discuss the films that have entered into the 100 crore Club. The list includes the films, such as Tiger Zinda Hai, Kaabil, Raees, Baahubali 2, Jolly LLB 2, Badrinath Ke Dulhania, Golmaal Again, Judwaa 2 etc.

If we say about the Bollywood Film Industries, we must admire that it has been screened in markets around the world since the early 20th century. There are markets in over 90 countries where films from India are screened as of 2003. Moreover, there was a steady rise in the ticket price, a tripling in the number of theaters during the first decade of the 21st century. This time also increase in the number of prints of a film being released, which led to a large increase in the box office collections. Besides, although the Bollywood’s Hindi films are the largest running in the world, there is Tamil and Telugu cinema, which are representing 36%, where other regional industries constitute 21%. By the way, let’s know about the highest grossing Bollywood movies in the last year.

Top 10 Highest Grossing Bollywood Movies in 2017

It’s the performance of Bollywood’s star-studded projects if there is one thing that didn’t let us down this year. This is because 2017 saw one dud after another at the Bollywood box office. In this year, even critically acclaimed films failed to make a mark at the box office with their negligible commercial success. But, it’s the performance of Bollywood’s star-studded projects that didn’t let us down this year. The examples are given above regarding this concern. Now, we’ll know about the highest grossing Bollywood movies those were dominating the year 2017.

Golmaal Again

Quick Notes about Golmaal Again

Director: Rohit Shetty

Stars: Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade

Length: 140 min

Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Language: Hindi
Budget : 95cr
Worldwide Gross: 302cr
Worldwide Share: 120.8cr
Domestic Nett : 202cr
Verdict: Super Hit

Movie Summary

This is the horror comedy of Ajay Devgn and Parineeti Chopra and it’s the only single Bollywood film that enters the INR 200 crore club in 2017. The film is the fourth installment of the popular film franchise was not just widely accepted by the audience but it also received decent reviews from critics. But, the success of Golmaal Again at the box-office also hints at the fact that at the end of the day, we as an audience are in love with masala Bollywood comedies. This is one of the highest grossing Bollywood movies that lead the top.

Judwaa 2

Quick Notes about Judwaa 2

Director: David Dhawan

Stars: Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Anupam Kher, Jacqueline Fernandez

Length: 145 min

Genre: Action, Comedy

Language: Hindi
Budget : 75cr
Worldwide Gross: 205.5cr
Worldwide Share: 82.2cr
Domestic Nett: 132.4cr
Verdict: Super Hit

Movie Summary

In this David Dhawan remake of the 1997 Salman Khan film, Varun Dhawan, Taapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez star. Judwaa 2 was well-received by the audience making it the second highest grosser for 2017 with INR 138.61 crore collection contrary to the fate of Bollywood reboots. This is another highest grossing Bollywood movies that lead the top.


Quick Notes about Raees

Director: Rahul Dholakia

Stars: Raj Arjun, Shubham Chintamani, Shubham Tukaram, Dhanveer

Length: 143 min

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Language: Hindi
Budget : 100cr
Worldwide Gross: 275cr
Worldwide Share: 103cr
Domestic Nett: 129cr
Verdict: Above Average

Movie Summary

The leading actor of the film Raees is Shahrukh Khan who is helmed by Rahul Dholakia. He was highly praised for pulling SRK out of his arms-spreading romantic avatar. and he was presenting him as the bootlegger Raees Alam. Besides, Nawazuddin Siddiqui evenly shines through in his role of IPS Jaideep Ambalal Majmudar in this crime-drama. This is also one of the highest grossing Bollywood movies that lead the top.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

Quick Notes about Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

Director: Shree Narayan Singh

Stars: Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Bhumi Pednekar, Rajesh Sharma

Length: 155 min

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Language: Hindi
Budget: 40 cr
Worldwide Gross: 200.2cr
Worldwide Share: 80.1cr
Domestic Nett: 132.1cr
Verdict: Hit

Movie Summary

The film is the comedy-drama of Akshay Kumar. Film’s director Shree Narayan Singh and also starred Bhumi Pednekar in the lead role. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is easily the most impressive content-driven film of the year, which is a satirical comedy on the practice of open defecation in rural areas.


Quick Notes about Tubelight

Director: Kabir Khan

Stars: Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, Om Puri, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub

Length: 136 min

Genre: Drama, War

Language: Hindi
Budget: 100cr
Worldwide Gross: 214cr
Worldwide Share: 84.5cr
Domestic Nett: 116.7cr
Language: Hindi
Verdict: Disaster

Movie Summary

This is the story of two brothers set during the Sino-Indian war, 1962. As the younger brother who’s at war at the borders and the elder who’s at war with his own world. It was one of the Salman Khan film, which critically was panned, but, still, the religious Bhai fans managed to make one of the biggest hits of the year collecting more than INR 100 crore at the box office.

Jolly LLB 2

Quick Notes about Jolly LLB 2

Director: Subhash Kapoor

Stars: Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla, Annu Kapoor

Length: 137 min

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Language: Hindi
Budget: 35 cr
Worldwide Gross: 182cr
Worldwide Share: 72.8cr
Domestic Nett: 109cr
Verdict: Super Hit

Movie Summary

It was the first release of the year of Akshay Kumar; Jolly LLB 2 is another one of his content-driven satires where the chronicles the life of Jagdishwar Mishra, a Lucknow based lawyer, who fights a case against a much powerful and ruthless Pramod Mathur (Annu Kapoor). Here, Jolly is a clumsy lawyer who is faced with representing the most critical court case of his career.

Badrinath Ki Dulhania

Quick Notes about Badrinath Ki Dulhania

Director: Shashank Khaitan

Stars: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sahil Vaid, Swanand Kirkire

Length: 139 min

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Language: Hindi
Budget: 40cr
Worldwide Gross: 198cr
Worldwide Share: 79.2cr
Domestic Nett: 112.5cr
Verdict: Super Hit

Movie Summary

In the movie, Badrinath Bansal from Jhansi and Vaidehi Trivedi from Kota belong to small towns but have entirely opposite opinions on everything. As a result, the leads to a clash of ideologies, despite both them are recognizing the goodness in each other. This is the movie where Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt starred Badrinath Ki Dulhania’s main selling point that was the much-loved chemistry between the leading pair. Besides, it’s cashing in on the franchise’s hit original, the film made INR 116.68 crore.


Quick Notes about Kaabil

Director: Sanjay Gupta

Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam, Ronit Roy, Rohit Roy

Length: 139 min

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

Language: Hindi
Budget : 50cr
Worldwide Gross: 163cr
Worldwide Share: 66.5cr
Domestic Nett: 97.2cr
Verdict: Hit

Movie Summary

Kaabil features a love affair between two visually impaired people, Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam’s those later escalates into a revenge drama. Director Sanjay Gupta shows the bravura performance of Hrithik Roshan in Kaabil which was appreciated by critics. This is because a blind man seeks revenge against a corrupt politician and his brother after his wife is raped and killed.


Quick Notes about Baadshaho

Director: Milan Luthria

Stars: Ajay Devgn, Ileana D’Cruz, Emraan Hashmi, Esha Gupta

Length: 136 min

Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller

Language: Hindi
Budget: 65cr
Worldwide Gross: 106.3cr
Worldwide Share: 42.5cr
Domestic Nett: 67.2cr
Verdict: Average

Movie Summary

In the list with his period heist drama Baadshaho where Ajay Devgn finds another spot. In the movie of the Director Milan Luthria, other stars are Ileana D’Cruz and Emraan Hashmi as the leading roles. The movie is based on the Emergency era of 1975-1977. The film starts with action, thriller, and adventure when an Indian queen asks her bodyguard to steal back gold taken from her by the Indian government during The Emergency period.

Hindi Medium

Quick Notes about Hindi Medium

Director: Saket Chaudhary | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar, Neha Dhupia, Sanjana Sanghi

Length: 132 min

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Language: Hindi
Budget: 25cr
Worldwide Gross: 304cr
Worldwide Share: 91.1cr
Domestic Nett: 63.7cr (China gross figures are now included)
Verdict: Blockbuster

Movie Summary

The tenth biggest grosser of the year Last but not the least, is Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar’s Hindi Medium. the film even won Irrfan the Best Screen Actor Award for 2017 that collects INR 69.59 crore. In the movie, a couple from Chandni Chowk aspires to give their daughter the best education as well as thus be a part of and accepted by the elite of Delhi.

Educated in English graduation from the National University of Bangladesh. A Professional content writer-cum-virtual assistant at CodeCares.

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