2012 passed away and we have welcomed 2013 fifteen days back! What if we look back to the wonderful year that just passed us ? So here is a list of bollywood movies that performed really well in various segments.
Top Grossing Bollywood Movies of 2012
#1 – Ek Tha Tiger
Starring:- Salman Khan & Katrina Kaif
Direction:- Kabir Khan
Notes:- Ek Tha Tiger is the gighest grossing bollywood movie of 2012 and is the biggest in bollywood history. Last year (2011), Salman Khans Dabaang was the topper! Salman keeps the crown with him in 2012 too.
Gross:- 186 Crore INR from India + 2.65 million US Dollar from North America + 1.4 million UK Pounds + 6.2 Lakhs Australian Dollars
Total :- 220 Crores approximately
#2 – Dabaang 2
Starring:- Salman Khan & Sonakshi Sinha
Direction:- Arbaaz Khan
Notes:- The second highest grossing movie of 2012. Dabaang 2 came towards the end of 2012 and it became salmans second movie to cross 100 crore benchmark in 2012. No doubt 2012 was Salman Khans year!
Gross:- 146 Crore INR from India + 2.2 million US Dollars from America + 0.75 million UK pounds + 0.55 million AUD
Total:- 180 Crores approximately
#3 – Rowdy Rathore
Starring:- Akshay Kumar & Sonakshi Sinha
Direction:– Prabhu Deva
Notes:- So the 3rd highest grossing movie too is a “masala” from another macho actor – Akshay Kumar. He has one block buster & a super hit in 2012. Did you notice an interesting fact ? Sonakshi Sinha is a deadly combination with Akshay & Salman. They make block busters!
Gross:- 133 Crore INR from India + 1.3 million US Dollars overseas
#4 – Agneepath
Starring:- Hrithik Roshan & Priyanka Chopra
Direction:- Karan Malhotra
Notes:- This movie was the most hyped release of 2012. The most notable hypes were remake of yesterdays blockbuster of Amthab Bachan, production by Karan Johar, starred by Hrithik Roshan & Sanjay Dutt playing the antagonist.
Gross:- 123 crore INR from India + 63 Crores INR from overseas
#5 – Housefull 2
Starring:- Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Asin Thottumkal & Jacqueline Fernandez
Direction:- Sajid Khan
Notes:- Hosefull 2 is a sequel to the multi star comedy film of 2011 – “Housefull” and it grossed 100 Crores+
Gross:- 114 Crores INR from India + 74 crores INR overseas
#6 – Barfi
Starring:- Ranbeer Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra & Illeana
Direction:- Anurag Basu
Notes:– Barfi is one of the critically acclaimed movies of 2012. With Ranbeer kapoor & Priyanak chopra giving their best performances of lifetime, this movie was a beauty to watch except for its “dragging” nature in second half.
Gross:- 100 Crore from India + 25 Crores from Oveseas
#7 – Jab Thak Hai Jaan
Starring:- Sharuk Khan, Anushka Sharma & Katrina Kaif
Direction:- Yash Chopra
Notes:- The last film of the great man of bollywood – “Yash Chopra” and is Sharuk Khans only movie in the list of top grossing bollywood movies of 2012.
Gross:- The film barely crossed 100 crore mark from India.
These were the only films that grossed more than 100 crores from India alone. Other films that reached some what near were Ajay Devagaons Bol Bachaan, Aamir Khans Talaash, & Son of Sardaar