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All time blockbuster movies of Bollywood

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Its always a sweet feeling when we find a movie that we liked in the list of All time blockbuster movies. Leave aside critical and commercial acclaim, success of the Bollywood movies depends on the collection that the movie has made on Box office .So, we will see the list on the basis of total collections that the movies has on Box office with time.

Bollywood’s All time Blockbuster movies list starts with all time greats like Mother India, Mughal-e-Azam and finally ends with our superhero flick Dhoom 3

All time blockbuster movies of Bollywood - Mother India

All time blockbuster movies of Bollywood – Mother India

 

All Time Blockbuster movies of Bollywood

Movie name
Release Date
Budget
Box Office Collections(INR)
Interesting fact
Mother India25-Oct-5730 to 35 lakhs4 CroreHindi cinema's most renowned and critically acclaimed movie.
Mughal-e-Azam05-Aug-601.5 Crore5.5 CroreThe biggest and the most expensive movie of that time.
Sholay15-Aug-752 Crore15 CroreBest Film of the 50 years by Filmfare in 2005.
Hum aapke hain kaun05-Aug-945 Crore69 CroreBest family entertainer of Bollywood.
Gadar - ek prem katha15-Jun-0118.5 Crore75.5 CroreThe most unexpected blockbuster of the Bollywood. Gadar has a record of most tickets sold for any Bollywood movie.
Dhoom 2November 24, 200635 Crore80.5 CroreMost stylish Bollywood film and first major Bollywood movie shot in Brazil
Ghajini25-Dec-0860 Crore114 CroreFirst Bollywood movie to cross 100 crore mark
3 idiots25-Dec-0940 Crore202.5 CroreFirst Bollywood movie to cross 200 crore mark
Chennai Express09-Aug-1375 Crore227.5 CroreFull on masala entertainer.
Krrish 301-Nov-13120 to 140 crores240.5 CroreBest Sci-Fi movie of Bollywood
Dhoom 320 -Dec-13100 Crore285* CroreTop Grosser of Bollywood

List is compiled on the basis of the successive record breakers in terms of collections at Indian Box office. Dhoom 3 is the most recent addition to this list with Box office collection of 280+ crores.

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12 COMMENTS

  1. Film Awara of RajKapoor should also be added as it was the first film became popular outside india sp. in
    USSR.

    • I have a great respect for Raj kapoor and Mera Naam Joker, its a masterpiece from the master but unfortunately it was a big flop in India..

  2. DDLJ ( Dil wale dulahaniya le jayege) should also be added in this list as it ran in the theatre over a decade.

    • Nice observation sir, but we are listing movies on the basis of money that they have collected over the time..
      DDLJ is the longest running movie in Indian Cinema but still it is not the biggest grosser. 3 idiots is the biggest grosser is India with 202 crore and Ek tha Tiger is just behind.. Lets wait and watch..

        • Inflation is not considered here. We have compiled the list on the basis of collections only…
          Thanks for the observations and stay updated to get the list of Blockbuster list with inflation adjusted figures…

        • Inflation is not considered here. We have compiled the list on the basis of collections only…

          Thanks for the observations and stay updated to get the list of Blockbuster list with inflation adjusted figures…

  3. Atleast there should have been a mention of Taare Zameen par , Laagan, veer zara , too it showed great performance and contribution to the indian film industry. 

    • List is compiled on the basis of the collections that the movies have made with time. 3 idiots is the biggest blockbuster till date since it has highest gross collection.
      Movies are considered blockbuster on the basis of their collections not on the basis of their quality and content.
      Movies like Tare Zameen Par, Lagaan, Veer Zara, Munna Bhai MBBS, 3 idiots , Kal Ho Na Ho are classics but they are not in the list since the collection of these movies are low as compared to the others in the list.
      We will be writing a post on the classics of all time, till then keep visiting and commenting.

    • List is compiled on the basis of collections that the movies have made over time. 3 idiots is the last entry in the list since it is currently the highest grosser. It so whimsical that in Bollywood movies are called blockbusters on the basis of collections that they have made at Boxoffice. I appreciate your choice but these movies did’t mae the money required to be a part of this list. I will write a post called classics of all time and these all will make entry in that.Kill watching and commenting.

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