Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Most Successful Bollywood films, Biggest Bollywood hits ever

Here is the list of longest running Bollywood films. Check out the most successful Bollywood movies ever:

1. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge: Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, the SRK-Kajol starrer is going to complete
15 years running in theater. Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir still runs a matinee show. DDLJ’s net gross is Rs. 56,00,00,000 (unadjusted for inflation)

2. Sholay: Sholay ran for 5 years from 1975 to 1980 in Minerva Theater, Mumbai. The favorite of many, Sholay still find an audience when it is released on TV. Sholay’s net gross was Rs. 15,00,00,000

3. Mughal-E-Azam: Mughal-E-Azam (1960) is the third most successful Bollywood movie of all time, ran for three years continuously. This K.Asif wonder’s net gross was Rs. 5,50,00,000

4. Kismet: Gyan Mukherjee's Kismat (1943) is the first mega big hit of Bollywood. This Gyan Mukherjee ran for three years and made Rs. Rs. 1,00,00,000

5. Barsaat: Barsaat, the 1949 Raj Kapoor movie with lilting melodies ran for 2 full years and earned Rs. 1,10,00,000 as net amount

6. Maine Pyar Kiya: Sooraj Barjatya’s trend-setting romantic movie Maine Pyar Kiya(1989) ran for one full year. This movie brought back melody and romance that was lost in the 80s. Maine Pyar Kiya earned Rs. 14,00,00,000
7. Kaho Naa Pyar Hai: Kaho Na Pyar Hai(2000) that introduced the last Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan (there is yet to be a superstar after him) ran for one full year. It earned Rs. 38,75,00,000

8. Hum Aapke Hain Koun: Hum Aapke Hain Koun(1994) another trend setting movie from Sooraj Barjatya, brought audiences back into theater, reinstated family values and increased NRI interest It ran for one full year and earned Rs. 69,75,00,000 as net amount.

9. Gadda Ek Prem Katha: Gaddar: Ek Prem Katha ran for 1 year and earned Rs. Rs. 73,75,00,000

10. Raja Hindustani: Raja Hindustani ran for 50 weeks and earned Rs. 48,00,00,000


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