The year 2016 has given us movies with outstanding box office records. The year started off with the movie - Wazir starring and
. And now, with the end of the year 2016 many more movies were released. Here are the top 10 movies with the highest box office collection as of 2016.
Sultan had the highest box office collection beating all the previous records with a collection of Rs. 345 Crores. Sultan released on July 6, 2016. It is an Indian romantic sports drama, produced by
and directed by
Ali Abbas Zafar
. The film revolves around Sultan Ali Khan aka superstar
, a Haryana based wrestler and his wife who have problems in their personal life due to his rising career. This Eid release stood up to everyone’s expectations.
2. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
M.S. Dhoni: The untold story, a biopic made on the captain of the Indian cricket team. The movie starred
Sushant Singh Rajput
, had a budget of Rs. 104 crores and collected Rs. 215.48 crores in the box office. The film was directed by
, who has also directed films like Baby (2015) and Special 26(2013) which did well in the box office This biographical sports film won the hearts of all the kids, men and women. It gave the public an insight of the life of the most successful captain in the history of Indian Cricket,
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Airlift collected Rs. 231.6 crores in the box office and had a budget of Rs. 30 Crores. This low budget movie did exceptionally well. The movie starred , released on 22nd January,2016 and was based on a real-life incident. It described the World’s biggest evacuation of the Indian citizens who were in Kuwait during the Iraq and Kuwait war. Akshay Kumar, who played the role of an Indian NRI, Ranjit Katyal won a lot of appreciation for his acting in this movie. It was also the first film of 2016 which crossed Rs. 100 crores. Airlift was directed by
Raja Krishna Menon
Rustom is another Akshay Kumar starrer, had a budget of Rs. 35 crores but collected Rs. 216.35 crores. Rustom released on August 12,2016 and is based on a real-life incident. This film released along with the film Mohenjodaro, a
starrer and collected approximately 14 Cr. on the first day itself. Rustom was directed by
Tinu Suresh Desai
and is an Indian crime thriller. The film revolves around Rustom Pavri (Akshay Kumar), an Indian Naval Officer and his wife Cynthia Pavri (Ileana D’cruz) who has an affair with a business man, Vikram. Rustom is accused of murdering Vikram.
5. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
This movie, directed by
, collected Rs. 237.56 Crores and had a budget of Rs. 72 Crores. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil got mixed reviews from the public and did not stand up to the expectations of the people. However, the movie still managed to cross Rs. 100 Crores because of the cast and their commendable performances. It is a romantic drama and stars
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
, Fawad Khan and a special appearance made by
Shah Rukh Khan
. The movie also has spectacular music.
6. Housefull 3
Housefull 3, directed by Sajid Farhad and produced by
collected Rs. 108 Crores and had a budget of Rs. 85 Crores. It stars Akshay Kumar,
. Housefull 3 won the hearts of the audience and crossed Rs. 100 Crores.
This movie stars
. The movie was directed by Ajay Devgan and collected Rs. 99.80 Crores. at the box office and had a budget of Rs. 105 Crores. It released on October 28, 2016 along with Karan Johar’s Ae dil hai mushkil. Shivaay with its mixed reviews won appreciation from the Devgan fans and performed quite well in the box office.
Fan had a really high expectation but did not live up to the mark. However, the movie managed to collect only Rs. 85 Crores with a budget of Rs. 105 Crores. The movie starred Shah Rukh Khan in a dual role, directed by
and produced by Yash Raj films. Fan did not do that well on the box office but still managed to win the hearts of Shah Rukh Khan fans. Shah Rukh Khan as a superstar, Aryan Khanna and as his biggest fan Gaurav Chandna, who is his look alike. The movie revolves around them and a fan becomes an enemy.
Baaghi did not go well with the public and managed to collect only Rs. 76 Crores.The movie had a budget of Rs. 47 Crores, starred
in the leading roles. The movie revolves around two rebels who fall in love and their love story. Baaghi released on 29th April, 2016 and was directed by
Neerja released on the February 19, 2016 collected Rs. 75.61 Crores and had a budget of Rs. 30 Crores. It is a biopic based on flight attendant
, who rescued the passengers stuck in the Pan Am Flight 73, that got hijacked on September 5, 1986 by sacrificing her own life. The film shows her bravery and won hearts of the public at large.
performed spectacularly and the film, not only did well domestically but also earned appreciation overseas.