Dilwale, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bajirao Mastani, Tamasha have done great business at the box office this year. Salman Khan was the real king of the Box office in Year 2015 with two back-to-back Rs 100 crore films. Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale and Deepika Padukone’s Bajirao Mastani have added the much-needed tadka at the box office with their collections. Here’s a look at Year 2015’s top 10 movies. But we also give you a chance to vote your favourite movies of 2015. (PHOTOS: Dilwale, Bajirao Mastani, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo: Highest opening weekend grossers of 2015)
Bahubali – Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannah Bhatia: This historical fiction was directed by SS Rajamouli. The film, which was made in Telugu, was dubbed in Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil. ‘Bahubali’ was a blockbuster and did well overseas as well. The actors were heaped with praises for their performances and the director is now coming up with the film’s sequel. It earned Rs. 200 cr in the first five days of its release and did a business of Rs. 463 cr worldwide during its entire run.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan – Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan: Salman Khan starred in two movies this year and both his movies surged higher and higher with each passing day at the box office. Kabir Khan directed, ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, which released on the Festival of Eid, also made it to the club with the total earnings being Rs. 320.34 cr. The film starred Salman as a Hanuman Bhakt who helps a little girl from Pakistan return to her country. (See Pics: Dilwale, Bajirao Mastani, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Tamasha: Top 10 movies of 2015)
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor): Salman Khan’s ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’, which was Salman Khan’s second release of the year 2015, collected Rs. 165.43 cr in India after the first week of its release. The film, which brought back the Prem from 90s, was loved by all Salman Khan fans. After witnessing a smashing start at the box office by minting in Rs. 40.35 cr on the first day of its release just a day after Diwali, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo did well thanks to the strong word of mouth and its simple content. The lifetime collections of the film are Rs. 208.88 cr. (Read: Dilwale vs Bajirao Mastani: Deepika Padukone’s movie picking pace at box office)
Tanu Weds Manu Returns – Kangana Ranaut, R Madhavan: Kangana Ranaut returned as Tanu onscreen in the sequel of ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’. The film showed the couple’s relationship after marriage and how things had gone sour between Tanu and Manu (R Madhavan). Kangana played double role in the film. She also played the role of a Haryanvi college going girl Datto as well and was much appreciated for her dialect. Directed by Anand. L. Rai, the film earned Rs. 150.77 cr overall.
ABCD 2 – Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor: The Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor starrer dance-based film, ‘ABCD 2’ attracted many dance lovers to the cinema halls. The film, which was a sequel to the hit ‘ABCD’, released on June 19, and earned Rs. 105.74 cr during its entire run at the cinemas. The film which also had Prabhudheva and Lauren Gottlieb was directed by Remo D’Souza.
Dilwale (Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol): Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol’s film, which also marked a comeback of the golden couple onscreen after a gap of five years, opened to packed houses on December 18 and has been going strong. The movie has already crossed the Rs 100 crore mark globally but in India, it has earned Rs 65.09 crore in its opening weekend. And if we add the Monday (December 22) and Tuesday (December 23) numbers, then its total in five days to goes up to Rs 84.60 cr. in India.
Tamasha (Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone): Ranbir Kapoor made a comeback of sorts after three back-to-back flops. The Imtiaz Ali directed movie, which had Ranbir romancing his ex-girlfrien Deepika Padukone, weaved magic at the box office. The movie had a great opening and people loved Ranbir and Deepika’s pairing once again after the hit ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’. The movie earned Rs 67.24 crore at the box office.
Bajirao Mastani (Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh): Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra’s Bajirao Mastani, which also released with December 18 along with Dilwale, had a slow start at the box office but it has picked up pace now thanks to strong word of mouth. The movie is behind Dilwale in box office numbers but Bajirao Mastani is growing in numbers with each passing day. Bajirao Mastani has till now collected Rs 66.42 crore in four days of release. It is also getting good numbers thanks to good word of mouth and had a solid Monday in terms of collections.
Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 (Kartik Aaryan, Sunny Singh Nijjar, Omkar Kapoor, Nushrat Bharucha, Sonalli Sehgall, Ishita Sharma): Like its first installment, the sequel was also loved by youngsters. Though the movie opened to mixed reviews, it received a positive response at the box office with good collections. The movies earned a whopping Rs 64.1 cr in its run at the cinema halls.
Hate Story 3 (Zareen Khan, Diasy Shah, Karan Singh Grover, Sharman Joshi): Erotic thriller ‘Hate Story 3’ opened to packed houses as expected. The movie which got negative reviews was loved by many. And the movie earned Rs 9.72 cr on opening day and Rs 51.69 crore in its lifetime run at the box office.
These are the box office figures for this year. According to you which movie should have been on the top from among the following: