Unexpected Biggest Bollywood Box Office Hits
Bollywood is one of the world’s largest film-making industries, where more than a thousand films are made every year. Film-making is quite an expensive process, and no one wants to risk his money. Therefore, most filmmakers in Bollywood use the success formula. However, in recent years, things have changed a lot. Now Bollywood is producing out-of-the-box stories.
Here are some unexpected Bollywood hits that broke the stereotype and proved that content is the king.
Queen was a life-changing movie for Kangana Ranaut; it made her a more prominent Bollywood celebrity. The film brought a unique and relatable story; it was a paradise for solo travellers. Nobody expected that it would be a blockbuster, but it did a great business. The film was released in 2014, and its collection was 61 crores.
How can anyone forget Vidya Balan’s Kahaani? It was a low-budget movie, but it still got huge attention. Vidya Balan got a huge appreciation for this film. The movie revolves around a pregnant woman looking for her husband in Kolkata, but the story takes an unexpected twist and leaves us astonished. It is one of the best suspense thriller films released in 2012; its lifetime collection was 59.26 crores.
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
This film was released in 2018, and its lifetime collection was 108.71 crores. This film changed the career of Bollywood star Kartik Aryan. The movie is all about friendship, and almost everyone loved the story of the film.
Bahubali: The Beginning
One of the biggest hits of Hindi cinema, Bahubali: The Beginning, was released in 2015. The story and graphics of the film won the audience’s heart and made a collection of 120 crores. The film’s sequel Bahubali 2: The Conclusion became even the bigger hit; it earned 511.30 crores.
Ayushmann Khurrana’s Andhadhund was released in 2018; this was also a big hit; its lifetime collection was 72.50 crores. It is a thriller movie, and Ayushmann even got a national award for it.
There are plenty of other films that became unexpected Blockbusters, such as Badhai Ho, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Kabir Singh, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, Stree, and more.