Top 10 Highest Grossing Bollywood Films of 2018

Top 10 Highest Grossing Bollywood Films of 2018

12 Jan 19 @ 10:26 AM | By Nancy Gupta

To rake a good number of audience and a great deal of money, a film should have an interesting story, brilliant cast and crew backed up with great direction! Bollywood churns out hundreds of films every year, and in 2018 Bollywood proved one thing that the face of cinema and its meaning is changing for good! Collecting huge sum of money at the box office is one of the parameters of success of a movie. In 2018, surprisingly, some unexpected movies topped the chart of highest earners while the much anticipated big budget films find it hard to attract the audience. 

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama film Padmaavat was one of the highest grossing films of 2018 despite being landed into huge controversies. Some good content and important films like Raazi, Pad Man too raked a huge audience and money. Some feel good small budget films like Badhaai Ho and Hichki also had huge numbers in their worldwide collections. While some biggies which were disappointments in viewer's eyes also made it to this list, these movies are Thugs Of Hindostan and Race 3

Since, Rohit Shetty's mass entertainer Simmba is still in theatres let's see, if it can break the records of other films to come in the top! Meanwhile, let's take a look at the top 10 biggest earner Bollywood movies of 2018.

  1. Sanju - 586.85 crore

    Sanju has topped the list of the highest earners of 2018. The biopic on Sanjay Dutt's controversial life, Sanju raked 586.85 worldwide. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, Sanju has an ensemble cast of Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Jim Sarbh, Manisha Koirala, Paresh Rawal and Dia Mirza.

    Sanju - 586.85 crore
    Sanju - 586.85 crore
  2. Padmaavat - 585.87 crore

    Padmaavat is ranked on the second number in this list. The controversial film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is counted as one of the most expensive films ever made in India. This period drama bagged 585.87 crores at the box office. Padmaavat stars Ranveer Singh as Sultan Alauddin Khilji, Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmini, and Shahid Kapoor as Maharaja Ratan Singh.

    Padmaavat - 585.87 crore
    Padmaavat - 585.87 crore
  3. Thugs of Hindostan - 335 crore

    Thugs Of Hindostan, the most expensive Bollywood film to date may have earned big at the box office, but the movie was a huge disappointment in terms of the storyline. The movie even didn't perform well at the overseas box office. Still, because of the pre-release anticipation, Thugs of Hindostan eared 335 crores at the box office. The film starred Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh.

    Thugs of Hindostan - 335 crore
    Thugs of Hindostan - 335 crore
  4. Simmba - 325.51 crore

    Rohit Shetty did is again and proved that he is the ultimate king of the box office! His last directorial film Simmba had and is still having a great run at the box office. The film has so far earned 325.51 crores at the box office. Starring Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan and Sonu Sood, Simmba is a remake of hit Tollywood film Temper

    Simmba - 325.51 crore
    Simmba - 325.51 crore
  5. Race 3 - 303 crore

    The third instalment of Race franchize had a huge star cast including Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem, and Daisy Shah. directed by Remo D'Souza, Race 3 received negative reviews. And shockingly, netizens are calling it as the worst Bollywood film ever. But looks like the fans of Bhai never let him down. Despite the negative reviews, Race 3 collected 303 crores.

    Race 3 - 303 crore
    Race 3 - 303 crore
  6. Baaghi 2 - 253.18 crore

    The power-packed action entertainer Baaghi 2 had Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani in lead roles. It is the second franchise of Baaghi series. Baaghi 2 is a remake of hit Telugu movie Kshanam (2016). Tiger plays the role of an Indian army soldier who tries to save his ex-girlfriend's daughter. Baaghi 2 became a blockbuster hit and bagged 253.18 crores at the box office. 

    Baaghi 2 - 253.18 crore
    Baaghi 2 - 253.18 crore
  7. Latest Articles
  8. Hichki - 239.79 crore

    Starring Rani Mukerji in lead role, Hichki is an inspirational movie on turning one's weakness into their strength. The film was inspired from a book, but one cannot deny the fact that Rani Mukerji gave one of her best performances by this film! Directed by Siddharth P. Malhotra, Hichki collected 239.79 at the box office. 

    Hichki - 239.79 crore
    Hichki - 239.79 crore
  9. Badhaai Ho - 221.48 crore

    Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra starrer came out a surprise blockbuster hit. It was very shocking to see, Badhaai Ho, a small budget film to enter 200 crore club, leaving behind the big releases! Director Amit Sharma showed us how content is king in today's cinema. Badhaai Ho had several housefull weeks at the box office. 

    Badhaai Ho - 221.48 crore
    Badhaai Ho - 221.48 crore
  10. Raazi - 194.06 crore

    Meghna Gulzar's directorial Raazi, a story of a female spy is undoubtedly one of the best Bollywood movies of 2018. Starring Alia Bhatt as Sehmat Khan, the story is set in the 1970s. The film also had Vicky Kaushal in an important role. A gripping story and great performance of lead cast resulted in a good box office collection for the movie. 

    Raazi - 194.06 crore
    Raazi - 194.06 crore
  11. Trending Articles
  12. Pad Man - 191.95 crore

    Starring Akshay Kumar and two leading ladies Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte, Pad Man is listed in one of the best movies of Bollywood. The film cast a light on how women in rural India ignore menstrual hygiene. Pad Man is loosely based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham who introduced low-cost sanitary pads and also provided employment to the women in rural parts of India.

    Pad Man - 191.95 crore
    Pad Man - 191.95 crore