From ‘War’ To ‘Kabir Singh’, Here Are The Films That Set The Box Office On Fire In 2019
2019 In Review: The Year That Was
As they say, ‘numbers never lie’ and are often used as an accurate measure of how a film performed worldwide. To know which movie(s) ruled the box office this year, we have compiled a list of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of 2019.
Read on, and take a look back at 2019, the year that saw some of the biggest box-office releases.
‘War’ Emerges Victorious In Rs 100-cr Club
The film entered the coveted Rs 100-crore club within 3 days of its release and broke several records. What’s more? The action-thriller became the fastest Bollywood flick of 2019 to cross the Rs 200 crore mark. Currently, ‘War’ is the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year, with a gross collection of Rs. 292.71 crore.
Bad Boy ‘Kabir Singh’ Does Good At BO
However, the controversy did little to deter the movie from becoming the second highest-grossing film of Bollywood in 2019. According to the latest box office reports, the film has amassed a collection of Rs. 276.34 crores, and is still going strong.
‘Uri’ Running High On Josh
The film was appreciated by critics and audience alike and has earned Rs. 244 crore at the box office.
‘Housefull 4’ Enters 200-Crore Club
Celebrities from Varun Dhawan and Ranveer Singh to Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor, tried their hand at the signature move of the song and shared the chuckle-worthy videos online. The challenge set social media ablaze and ended up grabbing a lot of eyeballs. Housefull 4 clocked in Rs 205.22 crore at the box office and entered the prestigious Rs 200-crore club.
Salman Charms India With ‘Bharat’
While the film received mixed reviews from critics, it performed beyond expectations at the box office, clocking Rs 197.34 crore, missing the Rs. 200 crore club by a whisker.
‘Mission Mangal’ Soars High
The film was appreciated by most of the critics precisely for this reason and opened to positive reviews. It starred Akshay Kumar in titular role, with the actor making his second appearance on the list. And it amassed Rs 192.67 crore at the box-office, setting the cash registers ringing.
‘Kesari’ Wins Box-Office Glory
‘Total Dhamaal’ Strikes Gold
‘Saaho’ Fails To Win Over The Critics
‘Saaho’ was panned by critics on release but somehow managed to earn its spot on the highest grossers list, gathering Rs 148.84 crore.
‘Chhichhore’ Leaves A Mark
Starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma in titular roles, ‘Chhichhore’ received favourable reviews from the critics and ended up crossing the Rs 100-crore mark, totalling Rs 147.32 crore. (All figures are courtesy Box Office India)