2019 surprised us with some blockbuster Bollywood movies that made good money to be in the list of Highest Grossing Movies In Bollywood. The year saw movies releasing back to back and turned out to be a busy year for movie freaks.
Some people were crazy about Kabir Singh; others went crazy over Uri.
Again, there were remarkable movies like Super 30 to Dreamgirl; it was like a complete year anyone could wish for. Everyone got something because almost all genres saw new releases. And, as we know, with Great Movie comes Great Money! So we tracked down the top 15 movies in terms of their earnings.
Note: The Earnings includes the total of Domestic and International earnings. And the list stands good until any new blockbuster movie comes up after the Lockdown in India.
List of Highest Grossing Movies in 2019 with Surprising Earnings
War (Rs 474.79 Crore)
The movie starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff became 2019’s highest grosser and successfully surpassed Salman Khan’s Bharat on Day 5. The action-packed flick minted money at the box office. They had brilliant action scenes and brought great entertainment to the audience. And guess what? The audience loved it.
Saaho (Rs 433 crore)
A blockbuster filled with action and excitement! Interestingly, the movie was simultaneously filmed in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, making it the debut for Prabhas in Bollywood. And, making it the first appearance of Shraddha Kapoor in South Indian Cinema. The plot is exciting, and the scenes are even more appealing.
Kabir Singh (Rs 379.02 crore)
A remake of the Telugu hit Arjun Reddy, portrays romance involving a toxic male hero. The film triggered a debate on the gender dynamic in Bollywood romance, but audiences viewed it in high numbers contributing to its profits. The film was close to Rs 200 crores in just 2weeks.
Uri: The Surgical Strike (Rs 342.06 crore)
A movie inspired by the real-life event of Indian Army’s surgical strike at the Line of Control in Pakistani-administered Kashmir. The film impressed the audience, and the box office numbers proved it. The famous statement ‘How’s the Josh’ has managed to take the internet by storm. The movie rushed our adrenaline and shooted patriotism to achieve the level of success it possessed.
Bharat (Rs 325.58 crore)
The movie became the biggest opener of 2019 and faced competition from the film, Kabir Singh. The audience enjoyed it, especially fans of Sallu Bhai. But only a few people know that the movie is a remake of Korean Drama ‘An ode to My father’.
Good Newwz (Rs 201.14)
The movie talks about IVF, a fertilisation process. However, the audience took it well because it was fun. They added humour when they created mayhem during the IVF process. Because of a similar surname, two families’ sperms for fertilisation got exchanged, and now you can imagine the chaos the movie contains.
Mission Mangal (Rs 290.02 crore)
It is said to be India’s first film based on space technology and has received mixed reviews at the box office. Akshay and Vidya lead a team of scientists who overcome their personal challenges and failures to serve as the brains behind one of the greatest missions in history. The launch of India’s first satellite to Mars.
Housefull 4 (Rs 206.00)
A Diwali-entertainer in the true sense. The movie will keep you entertained from the start until the credits. The story of the movie was nicely drawn from present to past and then again to the present. During Diwali, people need entertainment, and they delivered it right to see some good numbers in their ledger.
Gully Boy (Rs 238.16 crore)
The movie is inspired by the life of rappers, Naezy and Divine. It was well-received in the metropolitan cities. Gully Boy narrates how parents of these rappers worked hard for their education but Murad, Ranvir Singh realises his love for Rap and focuses on it instead. He voices out his views on social issues and life in Dharavi using his rap and things change for him soon.
Dabangg 3 (Rs 230.93 Crore)
It is a revenge family drama, mostly witnessed in the early ’80s or ’90s. It is an exciting story which connects the audience to the previous stories. An entertaining and refreshing movie you must watch!
Chhichhore (Rs 215 crore)
The prime objective of the movie is to teach everyone never to give up in life and succumb to suicide. To present this message, a father tells his own story to his son fighting for life on a hospital bed. His story involves the lives of a group of friends whom he meets after decades, and they go on discussing their whacky memories from college through flashbacks.
Ironic to the message of the movie, a character from the movie, Sushant Singh Rajput, committed suicide recently. The whole nation was shocked by the news. We too express our condolences. As a tribute, we collected some memories from his movies in an article below.
Click here to read the memories from Sushant Singh Rajput’s Movies.
Super 30- (Rs 208.93 crore)
Anand Kumar was an award-winning academician who left his high paying job to teach talented students from underprivileged families. He made them capable of IIT-JEE entrance exams, but the path wasn’t easy. The movie captures the hardships and beautifully shows his story. The name of the movie comes from the fact that he took in only 30 students in his class, and every one of them cleared the exams.
Kesari (Rs 207.09 Crore)
Kesari – Inspired by real-life events, it’s a power-packed performance that will keep you entertained and on your toes as well. The fact that only 21 Sikh soldiers fought against 10,000 Pashtun invaders makes it stand out. And it’s not just a story, but this happened in the past in 1897.
Dream Girl (Rs 200.8 crore)
The movie portrayed ‘human loneliness’ in a very creative and entertaining manner. Ayushmann Khurrana as Pooja, a female character who lives on Calls brings in unmatchable humour. It’s funny and gives out an important message by the end. Simply a Must watch!
Bala (Rs 171 crore)
Bala keeps you glued to the screen owing to its excellent storyline. The topic is relatable in today’s world. The film talks about insecurities that we carry in our minds and how we allow that to take control of our life. The portrayal of the topic was bold and effective, and the audience loved it.
These are 15 blockbuster movies released in 2019 that made to the list of Highest Grossing Movies In Bollywood With Surprising Earnings. If you haven’t watched these movies, now is the time!