In the last decade, a Bollywood movie is declared as a super hit if it grosses over 100 crores in the box office. This huge figure has become a normal target from films coming out of huge production houses.
But it was not the case before then. Success of a movie was judged on how many days the movie had run in the theaters. In this article we will see 10 such Bollywood movies that sold most tickets in the theatres.
Hum Aapke Hai Kaun
This movie was a perfect mix of drama and entertainment, and one of the most loved Bollywood movies ever. It was so entertaining that a major portion of the audience watched it multiple times in the theaters. It sold a record 7,39,67,000 tickets.
It is considered the landmark movie of Indian cinema. This family entertainer ran at theaters for over 5 years and sold 5,52,34,000 tickets in the process. It is still evergreen in the hearts of Indian audience.
S.S Rajamouli’ Baahubali took the Indian movie industry by storm as it sold 5,40,43,000 tickets in Indian and in abroad. It remains one of the highest grossing Indian films ever.
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
This movie made a special place in the hearts of Indians because of its heart touching story and Sunny Deol’s performance. This movie focused on post partition scenario of both India and Pakistan. It sold 5,09,54,000 tickets.
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
This is a landmark romantic film which established Shah Rukh Khan as a romantic hero. It lasted for 20 years in few theaters and sold 4,80,89,000 in the process.
It was the biggest hit of 1996 and is still remembered for its soul touching music. This Amir Khan starrer was a huge success and sold 4,09,56,000 tickets.
Made in the backdrop of India- Pakistan war, this film made all of us patriotic while watching it. Good acting and music ensured 3,70,21,000 ticket sales.
This Amir Khan starrer is based on real life story of an Indian wrestler. Captivating plot and brilliant made sure that it was a gigantic hit selling 3,69,32,000. It is one of the best Bollywood movies, ever.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hain
This movie sold 3,56,11,000 tickets at box office thanks to its huge star cast and drama which pulled the audience to the theatres.
Soul touching storyline and beautiful locations made sure that this Salman Khan film sold 3,54,12,000 tickets and became a major hit of the year.