The year of 2016 has already passed. The Bollywood film fraternity has launched some very great movies across the first half of this year. Although few movies didn’t do that well at the box office, most of the movies released this year have been blockbuster hits across the Bollywood racking in millions across the world.
Bollywood Movies with Highest Box Office Collection in 2016 Worldwide
Bollywood has given super duper hits in 2016. Though few movies failed to perform on big screens, but few did exceptionally well. Here are the top 5 Bollywood movies with highest box office collection worldwide:
The Salman Khan-starrer Sultan has been a revelation at the box office since its release. It has left all the movies released in 2016 behind to become the best Bollywood movies with highest box office collection in 2016. The movie also includes Anushka Sharma, playing the leading lady to Salman, alongside Randeep Hooda and many other upcoming stars from the industry. Since being released on Eid, ‘Sultan’ had made waves across the cinema worldwide, earning the top spot for the most money made by any os the movies released in the year 2016.
One of the biggest Bollywood films with highest box office collection in 2016, ‘Airlift’ was liked by the critics and the audience alike all over the world. The movie starred Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in lead roles. The movie takes the background from back in the time when Air India undertook the biggest Airlift mission trying to rescue over 100,000 stranded Indians in Kuwait during the Kuwait-Syria war. Akshay Kumar was widely acknowledged as many critics believed this movie showcased him in a way no other movie had portrayed him ever before.
The mega star comedy movie by Sajid Nadiadwala and co-directed by Sajid-Farhad was a laugh riot. The movie had a number of the leading actors and actresses from Bollywood including Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Jaqueline Fernandez among other coming together to create the third instalment in the hit ‘Housefull’ series. The movie was among the top Bollywood films with biggest box office collection in 2016. The film was warmly received by the audience across the world for its humorous but subtle comedy by the actors. The movie collected Rs 15.25 crore on the opening day in India with another Rs. 13.36 crore around the world on the same day.
One of the biggest movies of the year and among the top Bollywood movies with highest worldwide box office collection was the Shahrukh Khan-starrer Fan. The movie started off with a bang collecting over 50 crores across the opening weekend worldwide but slowed down in the earnings over the coming weeks. The movie includes Shahrukh in a double role, with one of his characters showcasing the real actor himself while the other character impersonating as his fan who happens to share his face with the actor. The movie was well received by the critics all across the world.
Another movie which was on the top of the Bollywood movie box office collection chart was Baaghi which starred the upcoming superstars Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor in the leading roles. The movie started out with a substandard start and earned only about Rs 12 crore on the opening day but gather pace to earn about Rs 39 crore by the end of the opening weekend. People were thoroughly impressed by the first time pairing of Tiger and Shraddha was one of the biggest reasons for the success of the film at the box office.
The Bollywood is slowly started to churn out movies which are ruling the box office across the world. ‘Sultan’ has managed to break many records across the cinema halls and the Bollywood is hoping for more from the upcoming movies in the later years.