10 Most Profitable Bollywood Movies of the Decade

Bollywood is a really important part of the life of people in our nation. In a country where every Friday is eagerly awaited and awaited, films are not only treated as an art form but as a religion. Over the past decade, many revolutionary and unconventional films have invaded Bollywood. Leaving behind old cliché films, audiences have accepted new films and stories to come with open arms, hearts and pockets.

Films breaking records of 300 and 500 crores, the industry has grown immensely in box office competition in recent years. Especially in the second half of this decade, Bollywood saw the most profitable films of all time.

Let’s go back to the top 10 movies that have made the biggest box office moolah in the past decade.

1. Baahubali 2: The conclusion (Hindi)

Director: S. S. Rajamouli

Performers: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Sathyaraj, Ramya Krishnan, Tamannaah Bhatia

Release Date: April 28, 2017

Ticketing collections: Rs. 510.99 crore

Even though it is not a Bollywood film, it has worked wonders at the Indian box office. Directed by S. S. Rajamouli, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has become the most profitable film of the decade with a gain of around Rs. 510.99 crores at the Indian box office. The mythical drama magnum-opus, made with a budget of 250 crore rupees, broke all box office records by becoming the most profitable Hindi film of all time.

2. Dangal

Director: Nitesh Tiwari

Performers: Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim

Release Date: December 23, 2016

Ticketing collections: Rs. 387.38 crore

Based on the lives of two Commonwealth gold medalist sisters, Haryana’s Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, Dangal star Aamir Khan is the second most profitable film of the decade. The film was released in 2016 and won several awards at the 62nd Filmfare Awards. Aamir Khan as an uplifting and hardworking father and Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra as the Phogat sisters won over the audience with their stellar performances.

3. Sanju

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Performers: Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharman, Sonam Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Dia Mirza

Release Date: June 29, 2018

Ticketing collections: Rs. 342.53 crore

Another director of Rajkumar Hirani who became a blockbuster was the Sanjay Dutt biopic, Sanju. Ranbir Kapoor’s star tells the controversial story of mega star Sanjay Dutt showing her tallest ups and downs. Hirani’s brilliant narrative and Ranbir’s breathtaking performance made Sanju one of the most popular films of the year.

4. PK

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Performers: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani, Sanjay Dutt

Release Date: December 19, 2014

Ticketing collections: Rs. 340.8 crore

Entering the list is yet another Aamir Khan film. Led by Rajkumar Hirani, PK has raised many challenging questions and sparked controversy with its intrigue. Aamir Khan, as a naive interrogating foreigner, has blindly followed the religious beliefs and traditions of our country, as he finds his way on his planet, this is the story of PK in brief. Released in 2014, PK was the first film of 2014 to enter the 300 crore club.

5. Tiger Zinda Hai
Director: Ali Abbas Zafar

Performers: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif

Release Date: December 22, 2017

Ticketing collections: Rs. 339.16 crore

Following the blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai was the story of two super spy Tiger, Salman Khan and Zoya, Katrina Kaif. Ali Abbas Zafar’s director was an action-packed artist with Salman Khan writing everywhere. Winning Rs. 339 crore at the Indian box office, Tiger Zinda Hai is the fifth most profitable film of the decade.

6. Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Director: Kabir Khan

Performers: Salman Khan, Harshaali Malhotra, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Release Date: July 17, 2015

Ticketing collections: Rs. 320.34 crore

The second Salman Khan star to enter the list is the 2015 release, Bajrangi Bhaijaan. This Kabir Khan director presented Salman in a different light from his usual roles. Trying the role of a simple Indian man, Pawan Kumar Chaturvedi, an ardent disciple of God Bajrangbali, it became one of Salman’s most memorable roles.

seven. War
Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Performers: Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff, Vaani Kapoor

Release date: October 02, 2019

Ticketing collections: Rs. 317.91

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff with War are a hardcore action movie. With two handsome guys showing off their chiseled bodies in high octane action sequences, the film served to delight fans of Tiger and Hrithik. From action, drama, romance to music, War had the right amount of everything, making it a huge box office success in 2019.

8. Padmaavat

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Performers: Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor

Release Date: January 25, 2018

Ticketing collections: Rs. 302.15 crore

This period drama starred Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati, alongside Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji. The drama of the Bhansali period was carried out on extravagant sets and costumes and on the best actors. The film faced many controversies and life-threatening protests due to its intrigue, but still reached the list of most profitable films between 2010-2019 in eighth position.

9. Sultan

Director: Ali Abbas Zafar

Performers: Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma

Release Date: July 6, 2016

Ticketing collections: Rs 300.45 crore

Yet another collaboration Ali Abbas Zafar – Salman who made the list is Sultan. The film was a classic account of the oppressed on the journey of a wrestler named Sultan Ali Khan. The film also starred Anushka Sharma in the romantic role of Salman, Aarfa. With performances by Salman and Anushka, this emotional drama hit the right deals with the audience and made a mark at the box office.

ten. Dhoom 3
Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya

Performers: Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra

Release Date: December 20, 2013

Ticketing collections: Rs. 284.27 crore

Dhoom 3 marked the third installment in the successful Dhoom franchise. The action-packed thriller Aamir plays Sahir, a circus artist who attempts a bank robbery in Chicago in order to take revenge on the death of his father. Inspector Jai and Ali played by Abhishek and Uday play the cops while they are investigating the case. This is the third star from Aamir in the list of the biggest recipes of the last decade.

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