Best Bollywood Movies of 2016 That You Should Not Miss

Best Bollywood Movies of 2016 That You Should Not Miss

5 Jul 18 @ 10:20 AM | By Meghna Barad

With every year, Bollywood is exploring new ideas and 2016 has been no different. 2016 witnessed the release of some interesting films including biographies, historical dramas, romantic dramas, etc. 2016 Bollywood movies not only gained critical acclaim but were commercial hits too. 2016 Hindi movies bagged awards including National awards and were recognized at the international film festivals.

  • Undoubtedly, sports drama movies are the best Bollywood movies of 2016. Aamir Khan starrer Dangal and Salman Khan starrer Sultan had the perfect mix of star power and women empowerment that made them blockbusters not only in India but in abroad too including China, United Kingdom, etc. Apart from bagging a National award, Dangal is one of the highest grossing Indian films ever. Sultan is an emotional story, which is one of the highest grossing Bollywood films of all time.

    Sushant Singh Rajput played the role of former Indian Cricket team captain M.S. Dhoni in the latter's biographical sports drama movie, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story and his acting was praised. The film was a critical and commercial success making it one of the highest grossing films of Bollywood movies of 2016. Emraan Hashmi portrayed the role of former Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin in Azhar that did a moderate business at the box office.

    Shah Rukh Khan acted in the thriller Fan, which was a treat to his fans as he appeared in a double role. Akshay Kumar chose a period thriller Rustom that bagged him a National award. Airlift and Housefull 3 were also loved by the audience. Sonam Kapoor starred in Neerja, a movie on real-life incidents of Neerja Bhanot, who showed courage and self-sacrifice to save 359 lives, which made Sonam win a National award.

    Amitabh Bachchan stole the show as a lawyer in a courtroom drama movie Pink, that won National award for Best Film on Social Issues. Apart from this, Bachchan worked in Wazir and TE3N. Among action movies, Baaghi and Dishoom made a good business when compared to Force 2, R.Madhavan starrer Saala Khadoos and Shivaay. Abhishek Chaubey's Udta Punjab threw light on the illegal drug business in Punjab, which opened to mixed critics.

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Sarbjit, as well as Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt starrer Dear Zindagi struck a chord with the audience. Among romantic movies, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Kapoor & Sons, Ki & Ka, and Befikre made a good business when compared to Sanam Re and Sanam Teri Kasam.

    Take a look at the highest grossing Bollywood movies of 2016 below.

    Best Bollywood Movies of 2016
    Sl. No Movie Name Cast Director Box Office Collection
    1 Dangal Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Zaira Wasim, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra Nitesh Tiwari ₹ 2,209.3 Crores
    2 Sultan Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda, Amit Sadh Ali Abbas Zafar ₹ 589.25 Crores
    3 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Fawad Khan  Karan Johar ₹ 237.56 Crores
    4 Rustom Akshay Kumar, Ileana D'Cruz, Esha Gupta, Arjan Bajwa  Tinu Suresh Desai ₹ 216.35 Crores
    5 M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story Sushant Singh Rajput, Disha Patani, Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher, Bhumika Chawla Neeraj Pandey ₹ 215.48 Crores
    6 Airlift Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur Raja Krishna Menon ₹ 209.97 Crores
    7 Housefull 3 Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Lisa Haydon, Nargis Fakhri Sajid-Farhad ₹ 194.94 Crores
    8 Fan Shah Rukh Khan Maneesh Sharma ₹ 188.04 Crores
    9 Kapoor & Sons Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Alia Bhatt, Rishi Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah Shakun Batra ₹ 152.45 Crores
    10 Shivaay Ajay Devgn, Sayyeshaa, Erika Kaar, Abigail Eames, Vir Das, Girish Karnad, Saurabh Shukla Ajay Devgn ₹ 146.29 Crores
    11 Dear Zindagi Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt Gauri Shinde ₹ 139.39 Crores
    12 Neerja Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Shekhar Ravjiani Ram Madhvani ₹ 135 Crores
    13 Befikre Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor Aditya Chopra ₹ 130 Crores
    14 Baaghi Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Sunil Grover Sabbir Khan ₹ 126.96 Crores
    15 Dishoom John Abraham, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Akshaye Khanna, Saqib Saleem Rohit Dhawan ₹ 121.12 Crores

    Below is the list of 2016 hindi films.

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