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The Movies that earned Rs.100 Crore after the few week of release is listed in the 100 crore club by the box office India.
Check this list below:
Complete List of 100 Crore Indian Movies (Till 2016)
1. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) – 650 Crores
“Why did Katappa kill Baahubali?” This one line gave the movie more publicity than any trailer or review. The epic action film set unprecedented benchmarks for the Indian film industry that made Indian audience realise that even Indian films can look and feel like Hollywood epics.
2. Kabali (Tamil) – 350 Crores
Thaliva’s latest offering that portrayed him as a badass gangster with a heart of gold.
3. PK (2014) – 339.50 Crores
Aamir Khan is known for bringing an important subject with an interesting script. And that is what made the magic in this film.
4. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) – 320.34 Crores
Salman Khan’s star power combined with Kabir Khan’s heartfelt direction earned this film a big amount.
5. Sultan (2016) – 300.45 Crores
Salman Khan’s film only sell on his star power. Though having a lazy script an holes as big as a infant’s palm, the film raked in money due to Bhai’s star power.
6. Dhoom 3 (2013) – 280.25 Crores
Dhoom Franchise has always been a hit with the audience and with the latest instalment featuring Aamir Khan and jaw dropping stunts, the film became the highest grosser of the whole series.
7. Enthiran (2010) – 256 Crores
India doesn’t have many sci-fi films, but the ones it has, Enthiran comes out clearly among the top of those. People had never seen Rajnikanth in such an avatar and we all are eagerly waiting for the sequel.
8. Krrish 3 (2013) – 240.50 Crores
Marred with bad VFX and an even worse script and performances, the film grossed so high riding on the success of the Koi Mil Gaya franchise.
9. Kick (2014) – 233.00 Crores
Again, the Bhai factor worked here.
10. I (2015) – 225 Crores
Shankar’s trademark whacky style is written all over this film. Taking ode from several fairy tales and myths, I roped in hordes of audiences due to the curiosity it generated.
11. Chennai Express (2013) – 226.70 Crores
Sharukh Khan’s first film with Rohit Shetty. Where SRK’s signature romance combined with Shetty’s high flying cars and Deepika’s charm.
12. Vishwaroopam (2013) – 220 Crores
Kamal Hassan’s gripping spy thriller that was technically at par with Hollywood films. The film garnered more publicity after it was banned in some states due to some religious controversy.
13. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015) – 207.40 Crores
Salman Khan has always been a hit with the Rajshri Camp and this was no different.
14. Happy New Year (2014) – 205.00 Crores
The film performed exceptionally well because of its phenomenal star cast.
15. 3 Idiots (2009) – 202.00 Crores
A part of Aamir Khan’s annual blockbuster, directed by Raju Hirani, touched a nerve with Indian youth burdened with expectation of their parents.
16. Dasavthaaram (2008) – 200 Crores
Another Kamal Hassan epic that didn’t please the critics, but the audience liked it anyways. It could be argued that the script was flawed, but the concept was unique and drew audience to the theatres.
17. Srimanthudu (2015) – 200 Crores
With Mahesh Babu and Shruti Hassan in the lead, Srimanthudu was a film that had a big star power and a strong script. The lead pair had a wonderful chemistry that made the people love the film even more.
18. 13. Ek Tha Tiger (2012) – 198.00 Crores
Bhai along with Katrina Kaif and Kabir Bedi. A formula that always works.
19. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) – 190.03 Crores
A formulaic film for the youth, with scenic locations, great songs and dance, and the hit cocktail of Ranbir and Deepika.
20. Attarintiki Daredi (2013) – 187 Crores
Described by the critics as ‘a perfect family entertainer’, the film grew popular due to Pawan Kalyan’s comedy, fight scenes and a good script. Also, another treat for Samantha fans.
21. Bajirao Mastani (2015) – 184.00 Crores
Though the critics were polarised on this film, the audience loved the visuals of this epic love story. Also, every Bhansali film is known for its lavish song and dance sequences.
22. Bang Bang (2014) – 181.03 Crores
Remake of Knight and Day the film had Katrina and Hritik in its lead pair, which was hot enough to attract audience to the theatres. Plus stylish camerawork and racy action sequences did the work.
23. Dabangg 2 (2012) – 158.50 Crores
Though the critics slammed the film in every way, riding on the credibility of its predecessor (which was actually a good film), Dabangg 2 entered the 100 crore club thanks to the Bhai factor.
24. Theri (2016) – 156.23 Crores
An entertaining revenge drama starring Vijay, Samantha and Amy Jackson. However the biggest star of the film was Baby Nainika who gave both the heroines a run for their money with her cuteness.
25. Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015) – 152.00 Crores
The sequel to its whacky comic predecessor had the audience wanting it. But the star of the film was Kangna with her charming and eccentric on screen persona in a double role.
26. Linga (2014) – 154 Crores
The critics called the writing a let down, but what the film lacked in scripting, made it up by Rajnikanth’s charisma.
27. Pulimurugan (2016) – 150.00 Crores
Though the movie was an action packed thriller, it was a very well balanced piece of cinema that didn’t let the audience drift away. Its tight narrative and Mohanlal’s presence made it worth the watch.
28. Gabbar Singh (2012) – 150 Crores
A formulaic film with Pawan Kalyan’s comic timing and witty dialogue, and satisfying action.
29. Magadheera (2009) – 150 Crores
Before Rajamouli created Baahubali, there was Magadheera. But the best part about the film was how Rajamouli used the flashback as a switch in the narrative. With great VFX and storyline, Magadheera was the spiritual predecessor of Baahubali.
30. Om Shanti Om (2007) – 150 Crores
The first ever pairing of Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone set the screens on fire, and the audience loved every bit of it.
31. Dilwale (2015) – 148.00 Crores
Shahrukh Khan’s home production, directed by Rohit Shetty. The main reason this film did so well was because it had SRK and Kajol coming back together after a long time.
32. Sivaji (2007) – 148 Crores
People love a vigilante film that tackles the evil of our society and Shankar’s film do exactly that thing. Sivaji was instantly loved by the masses for the kind of radical solution it proposed for the corruption in our society.
33. Dabangg (2010) – 145.00 Crores
A rare gem among the pile of Salman Khan’s brainless action film that walked a tight rope between absurdity and awesomeness, and passed it with flying colours.
34. Bodyguard (2011) – 142.00 Crores
Again, Bhai worked his magic, along with some unrealistic action sequences.
35. Singham Returns (2014) – 141.00 Crores
Ajay Devgan’s action man image was fully cashed in this Rohit Shetty’s high flying sequel.
36. Janatha Garage (2016) – 135 Crores
This action drama pulled in so many audience because of its Starcast and gripping narrative.
37. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) – 133.04 Crores
Cricket is a religion in India, and a film made on the most successful captain was a no brainer. Plus, Sushant Singh Rajput’s heartfelt portrayal made this film worth watching.
38. Rowdy Rathore (2012) – 131.00 Crores
Before Akshay Kumar started doing patriotic films, he was on a round of starring in brainless action flicks (like Salman Khan). This film certainly had Akshay Kumar’s appeal, with his moustache twirling, combined with some very catching.
39. Gadar Ek Prem Katha (2001) – 130 Crores
A one of a kind film that showed a regular man doing the unthinkable for his family, combined with patriotism masala, and Gadar was an instant hit.
40. Veeram (2014) – 130 Crores
It was a typical masala film, with a superhuman hero, a beautiful heroine, a deadly villain and some crony characters who will sing praises to the valiant hero at the drop of every hat. Everything, people would expect in a perfect family entertainer.
41. Airlift (2016) – 129.00 Crores
A powerful film with a patriotic message, and Akshay Kumar in the lead. It was, a recipe for success.
42. Rustom (2016) – 127.42 Crores
Akshay Kumar is the safest bet in Bollywood right now and he keeps proving it one film after another. Besides, Rustom was a refreshing change from the recent romance and drama that the audience were getting bombarded with. Film’s beautiful retro look and Akshay Kumar clicked with the audience.
43. Sarrainodu (2016) – 127 Crores
Like any no brainer action masala film Sarrainodu had nothing new to offer, but its crisp cinematography, catchy music and stylish action sequences were enough to get the seats filled in theatres.
44. Eega (2012) – 125 Crores
There are only a limited times a filmmaker could outdone himself, but not Rajamouli. With Eega, this man gave not only India, but the world a unique piece of cinema that nobody though was even possible.
45. Agneepath (2012) – 123.00 Crores
A remake of the 1990 Amitabh Bachchan classic, with a cast that alone was enough to draw audience to the theatres, Agneepath was a well made film, with equally well written characters. A true entertainer !
46. Hum Aapke Hain Kaun (1994) – 123 Crores
The founder of India’s 100 Crore Club, this romantic musical inspired wedding themes and fashion and how Indian youth of that generation indulged in romance. A film of a generation!
47. Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012) – 120.65 Crores
Yash Chopra’s last film with SRK and Anushka Sharma in the lead pair had all the right ingredients to pull the audience into the theatre for this romantic saga.
48. Barfi! (2012) – 120.00 Crores
This comedy drama from Anurag Basu ushered in a new kind of cinematography in Indian films (mainly Hindi). Ranbir Kapoor’s magical act kept the audience coming and wanting for more.
49. Ready (2011) – 120.00 Crores
Another one of Salman Khan blockbuster, but this time it was a little different. Because the film was directed by veteran director Aneez Bazmi who is known for his comedy films. The film also had the charming Asin in the lead and the magic worked.
50. Ra.One (2011) – 115.00 Crores
SRK, to his credit took a bold chance with this sci-fi. The film’s VFX garnered applaud along with its music.
51. Jai Ho (2014) – 111.00 Crores
A Salman Khan film with a patriotic approach that somehow (and surprisingly) didn’t sit well even with his die hard fans. Even then the film did enter the 100 cr club riding on Salman Khan’s prowess.
52. Housefull 2 (2012) – 114.00 Crores
Sajid Khan tried to cash in the popularity of his last hit comedy Housefull and took that childish and brainless comedy to the next level with Housefull 2. With a bad script the film managed to break the box office solely depending on its cast, and song and dance.
53. Ghajini (2008) – 114.00 Crores
The psychological thriller inspired from Christopher Nolan’s film Memento was taken a level up by Aamir Khan and his transformation for the role. Not only Aamir impressed audience with his dedication, but also started a trend that made several people taking up gym memberships.
54. Holiday (2014) – 112.65 Crores
The film that started Akshay Kumar’s tradition of starring in patriotic film was a massive hit as it set the motion that had Khiladi Kumar starring more similar films.
55. Dhoom 2 (2006) – 112 Crores
The first Dhoom film that entered the prestigious 100 Cr Club, had everything a blockbuster needed. Hritik Roshan was also lauded for his role.
56. Ramleela (2013) – 110.00 Crores
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s take on Romeo and Juliet that had Ranbir and Deepika, and their steamy hot bodies. Dance, Music and Bullets with pretty backgrounds and dresses made this movie an instant hit.
57. Housefull 3 (2016) – 109.00 Crores
Cashing in on the popularity of the franchise, Sajid Nadiadwala hired a new director duo for this 3rd instalment. And it proved that this franchise didn’t need a good script or a director by solely running on the merit of its cast and music.
58. Golmaal 3 (2010) – 107.00 Crores
Majorly penned by the critics, Golmaal 3 went ahead to earn that massive amount due to its hype and slapstick comedy that is popular in Indian masses.
59. Don 2 (2011) – 106.00 Crores
Farhan Akhtar donned his director’s hat for this SRK sequel. The film had a bigger budget and bigger locations to shoot. Trying to look like a Hollywood heist film, Don 2 hit the right chords with the audience and became a hit.
60. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995) – 106 Crores
There is no argument about why this Indian classic joined this 100 Cr club.
61. ABCD 2 (2015) – 105.74 Crores
Though the film had no groundbreaking or a unique story, it deserves a watch for the sheer hard work put in by the director and cast.
62. Ek Villain (2014) – 105.50 Crores
After Yash Chopra’s Darr, Ek Villain came out a thriller where the audience rooted for the bad guy. This films deserves to
63. Son Of Sardaar (2012) – 105.03 Crores
Ajay Devgan recreated his iconic stunt from his debut Phool Aur Kaante in this action flick. But that wasn’t the only thing that made this film a hit. The film found its appeal in North India (mainly Punjab) where only the title was suffice to pull the audience.
64. 2 States (2014) – 104.00 Crores
Based on a Chetan Bhagat novel, the film is pretty predictable but also strengthened with talented actors, fantastic music and witty dialogues.
65. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) – 103.50 Crores
The world and Indian generations need to know the story of Milkha Singh and his struggles.
66. Grand Masti (2004) – 102.50 Crores
An abomination of a film, that doesn’t deserve any view also made it to this club of a box office breakers. However, there is not a single argument in favour of this film to garner this position, except that the fact that sex sells and it sells more in the garb of cheap comedy.
67. Bol Bachchan (2012) – 102.00 Crores
One film where Rohit Shetty tried to shed his image as the director who makes automobiles fly high in his films. The film entered the 100 Cr Club due to its cast and a funny plot.
68. Race 2 (2013) – 102.00 Crores
This was another sequel that did not need to exist, but hey, Abbas Mastan wanted to make another film. The music of the film did really well and pulled the audience into the theatres.
69. Race Gurram (2014) – 102 Crores
A paisa vasool feel good entertainer of a film that was viewed repeatedly by the audience,Allu Arjun & Shruthi robbed everyone.
70. Dookudu (2011) – 101 Crores
Telugu cinema was bombarded with flops one after another, due to half cooked scripts and bad films that had big stars and dance sequences. Dookudu was the respite that had a good script and Mahesh Babu’s charm.
71. Shivaay (2016) – 100.25 Crores
Ajay Devgan brought technicians from Hollywood and provided some action scenes unseen in Indian films before this. It made Shivaay enter the 100 Cr club, but was penned unanimously by the critics.
72. Sairat (2016) – 100.10 Crores
The first Marathi film to enter the 100 Cr Club made it due to its gripping script and beautiful visuals.
73. Singham (2011) – 100.00 Crores
An out and out Masala Action, that gave Ajay Devgan an on screen persona of a badass vigilante. The film was an instant hit with the audience all due to Ajay Devgan’s performance.
74. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016) – 112.39* Crores
The recent film marred in the nationalistic controversy over Fahaad Khan. However, the controversy only made the film even more popular and it did a wonderful business. The film was still in the theatres and earning at the time of this article was written.
75. Dangal (2016) – 176.98* Crores
The film entered the 100 Crore club in just its first weekend and its only going one way, UP
76 .Kabali: Rs 300 crore-plus
77.I: Rs 239 cr
78.Lingaa: Rs 154 crore
79.Theri: Rs 143.6 crore
80.Sarrainodu: Rs 127.6 crore
81.Vedalam: Rs 126 crore
82.Thuppakki: Rs 125 crore
83.Kaththi: Rs 125 crore
84.Singam 2: Rs 122 crore
85.Kanchana 2: Rs 113 crore
86.Viswaroopam: Rs 108 crore
87.Janatha Garage: Rs 102 crore (8
88.Puli: Rs 101.9 crore
89.24: Rs 100.75 crore
90.PuliMurugan : 150 Crores +
2016 Indian Malayalam-language action adventure film directed by Vysakh, starring Mohanlal in the titular role.
91. Khaidi No 150 : 130 crores+
Telugu-language action drama film directed by V. V. Vinayak.