We’re just three months into 2018 and we have already got Padmaavat that has gathered over Rs 200 crore. Following closely behind are Akshay Kumar’s PadMan and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety.
Once Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmaavat hit the screens, there has been absolutely no stopping it on the Bollywood box office. It is still going robust and how. Following Padmaavat is last month’s release Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety with a collection of Rs 86.76 crore. Here are the best-grossing Bollywood films of 2018 up to now:
Padmaavat – Rs 291.57 crore
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat may have launched on January 25 but it keeps raking inside the moolah at the box office. Having minted a complete of Rs 291.57 crore till now, Padmaavat is 2018’s first movie to cross the Rs 200 crore marks. With its rock-rapid performance, its miles safe to say that in the coming days, the movie can even whizz beyond the Rs 300 mark. Padmaavat’s big achievement doesn’t actually come as a wonder to movie aficionados considering the kind of hype around the movie’s release. A traditional case of controversies running nicely for a movie.
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety – Rs 86.76 crore
February’s darkish horse has to Luv Ranjan’s romantic comedy Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. Inspite of the lack of any big-ticket stars, SKTKS has been able to rake in some large numbers with its youthful content material and massy appeal. Starring Kartik Aaryan, Nushrat Bharucha and Sunny Singh within the lead roles, SKTKS has even managed to keep its ground within the face of big celebrity releases like Akshay Kumar’s PadMan.
PadMan – Rs 81.10 crore
Akshay Kumar’s social drama PadMan stands 0.33 in the list with its collection of Rs 81.10 crore. Based totally at the story of social entrepreneur Arunachalam Mutuganantham, PadMan is the form of film that goes beyond box office numbers. The R Balki directorial has successfully started out a conversation on menstrual hygiene, a subject which has been taken into consideration a taboo in Indian society for far too long.
Pari – Rs 22.75 crore
Anushka Sharma’s horror flick Pari became genuinely an ambitious move at the actor-producer’s element. However unluckily, the Prosit Roy directorial failed to pull in as many viewers to the theatres. Having amassed Rs 22.75 crore on the box office, Pari stands fourth in the list. Aside from Anushka, Pari also starred Parambrata Chatterjee, Ritabhari Chakraborty, Rajat Kapoor and Mansi Multani.
Aiyaary – Rs 18.14 crore
Neeraj Pandey’s espionage drama Aiyaary had launched amid excessive expectations. Starring Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee inside the lead roles, Aiyaary additionally had a stellar supporting cast to boast of such as Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher, Adil Hussain and Rakul Preet. In spite of the lukewarm reaction at the ticketing windows, it has controlled to grab the fifth position within the listing. Aiyaary made Rs 18.14 crore in its run of three weeks.