With Indian cinema surpassing geographical barriers and making a mark globally, now more than ever, here's a look at the highest-grossing Indian films worldwide.
1.) Dangal - Aamir Khan's record-shattering Dangal ranks at the No. 1 position of the highest grossing Indian Film ever with collections of Rs 1908 cr. In China, Aamir Khan achieved an unprecedented feat by conquering the box office with his 2016 biopic.
2.) Baahubali: The Conclusion - India's magnum opus two-part trilingual film, S. S Rajamouli directorial Baahubali: The Conclusion opened to historic numbers in its national territory. The film bags the second spot on the list with a record collection of Rs. 1707 cr. The Prabhas starrer Baahubali franchise became a worldwide rage owing to its mind-boggling suspense. Propelling the cliffhanger of the first instalment, its sequel garnered a never seen before reception in markets across the world.
3.) Secret Superstar - One of the most surprising entries into the list is 2017 release Secret Superstar by minting a staggering Rs. 965 cr worldwide. The film made on a lean budget was touted as one of the smallest films of last year. Backed by Aamir Khan Productions, the film that featured Aamir Khan in an extended cameo received critical acclaim not only in India but also a roaring response similar to Dangal in China.
4.) PK - Fourth on the list is yet another Aamir Khan starrer, PK with 854 cr. The 2014 release Indian film expanded its theatrical run in 2015 by releasing in China. The film received a thunderous response globally upon release and was both critically and commercially acclaimed. It was PK's formal release in China, that discovered the potential market.
5.) Bajrangi Bhaijaan - The Salman Khan starrer that released in 2015 in India, witnessed a showcase in China early this month. The film has continued to touch audience's hearts overseas too, owing to its heart touching content after 3 years of its first theatrical release at stands at collections of a whopping 698 cr. Bajrangi Bhaijaan is currently enjoying a successful run in China.
Check out the list of top-20 grossing Indian movies globally below:
|Film||Worldwide Gross (INR)|
|Baahubali: The Conclusion||1707 crore|
|Secret Superstar||965 crore|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||850 crore|
|Baahubali: The Beginning||650 crore|
|Dhoom 3||589 crore|
|Tiger Zinda Hai||569 crore|
|3 Idiots||460 crore|
|Prem Ratan Dhan Payo||432 crore|
|Chennai Express||423 crore|
|Happy New Year||397 crore|
|Bajirao Mastani||356 crore|
|Bang Bang||340 crore|
|Ek Tha Tiger||320 crore|
|Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani||318 crore|
These films mark a triumph of India Cinema in markets which were once considered beyond reach. Quality content backed by power-packed performances and finesse in filmmaking are enabling Indian cinema to transcend cultural and geographical barriers like never before.
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Disclaimer: Our box-office figures have been compiled from reliable sources and our own extensive research, and are indicative of the film's performance in the trade. However, Movified doesn't claim any legitimacy over the accuracy of the data, and cannot be held responsible for any discrepancy in the same.