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From Sanju To Stree, Here Is The List Of 10 Highest Grossing Bollywood Films of 2018

| Published on November 10, 2018

2018 has been an exceptionally great year for film fraternity. Where in the mega-budgeted and big star films like Sanju, Padmavat, Race 3 worked wonders on the box office, the small budgeted, content-centric films like Stree, Badhai Ho, Andhadhun etc. also had a good run. Here is a look at the highest grossers on the box office


This biopic in Sanjay Dutt’s personal and professional life was very well received by the audience. Ranbir Kapoor’s exceptional performance as Sanjay Dutt has been the highlight of the film.
Director- Rajkumar Hirani

Cast- Ranbir Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Manisha Koirala

Budget: 100cr

Worldwide Gross: 585cr

Worldwide Share: 234cr

Domestic Nett: 340cr

Verdict: Double Blockbuster


This controversial work of cinema faced many issues before its release and finally saw the light of day in January 2018. The curiosity around the subject and mind-blowing performances, especially from Ranveer Singh got the cash registers ringing.
Director- Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Cast- Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditi Rao Hydari

Budget: 190cr

Worldwide Gross: 560.8cr
Worldwide Share: 224.3cr
Domestic Nett: 292.6cr
Verdict: Blockbuster

Race 3

Despite the fact that the film failed to impress a large number of audience and the critics, the popularity of Salman Khan and the mega opening helped the film earn well at the box office. The movie was highly condemned for its lame screenplay and dialogues but yet had a decent run.

Director- Remo D’Souza
Cast- Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez

Budget: 150cr

Worldwide Gross: 302cr

Worldwide Share: 121cr

Domestic Nett: 166.1cr

Verdict: Big Flop

Baaghi 2

Made on a moderate budget, this action-packed thriller had a smooth flow on the box office.

Director- Ahmed Khan

Cast- Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani, Manoj Bajpayee

Budget: 65cr

Worldwide Gross: 251.1cr

Worldwide Share: 100.4cr

Domestic Nett: 160.7cr

Verdict: Blockbuster


This performance backed film got rave reviews from both the critics and the audience. Riding on a woman based subject and key role, this Ali Bhatt starrer turned out to be a surprise hit of the year.

Director- Meghna Gulzar

Cast- Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Rajit Kapoor

Budget: 30cr

Worldwide Gross: 193cr

Worldwide Share: 77.2cr

Domestic Nett: 121.1cr

Verdict: Triple Blockbuster


This comic-horror genre went down really well with people. With certain chills and thrills, the comic timing of actors was hugely appreciated by the audience and gave the movie a decent run at the box office.

Director- Amar Kaushik

Cast- Rajkumar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor, Panjak Tripathi, Aparshakti Khurana

Budget: 20cr

Worldwide Gross: 186cr

Worldwide Share: 74.4cr

Domestic Nett: 127.5cr

Verdict: Quadruple Blockbuster


A sports-based drama based on the journey of a man who played an important role in making India win its first Olympic gold medal as a free country, this movie did average business at the box office. But it did recover the cost well and hence is one of the highest grosser.

Director- Reema Kagti

Cast- Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh

Budget: 85cr

Worldwide Gross: 150cr

Worldwide Share: 60.1cr

Domestic Nett: 105cr

Verdict: Average


With a stellar performance by Ajay Devgn and Saurabh Shukla, this drama revolving around an income tax raid garnered good reviews from the critics and appealed to the mass audience as well, making it a hit.


Director- Raj Kumar Gupta


Cast- Ajay Devgn, Saurabh Shukla, Ileana D’cruz, Amit Sial


Budget: 35cr

Worldwide Gross: 149cr

Worldwide Share: 59.4cr

Domestic Nett: 100cr

Verdict: Hit

Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety

Made on a very low budget of mere 15 crores, this movie has been one of the biggest surprise hit of the year. Slapstick comedy based on bromance and romance, the movie saw extreme popularity with the younger generation.


Director- Luv Ranjan


Cast- Kartik Aaryan, Nushrat Bharucha, Sunny Singh, Alok Nath


Budget: 15cr

Worldwide Gross: 148.5cr

Worldwide Share: 59.4cr

Domestic Nett: 101.6cr

Verdict: Double Blockbuster

Badhaai Ho

A strong subject oriented film that showcases the hypocrisy of our society; this movie is still going strong in the theatres.

Director- Amit Ravindernath Sharma

Cast- Ayushmann Khurana, Sanya Malhotra, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao

Budget: 30cr

Worldwide Gross: 141.1cr (still running)

Worldwide Share: 56.5cr (still running)

Domestic Nett: 84.6cr (still running)

Verdict: Pending .!


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