They’re in a league of their own
The feats of Pathaan’s viewership breaking all kinds of records and more, is common knowledge by now. Credited with rescuing Bollywood from the brink of massive flops, Pathaan has singly rescued the industry, and given audiences a bang for their buck. And speaking of buck, let us jog your memory about other films which share space with Pathaan in the list of Top 5 highest grossing Indian films.
Bahubali 2: The Conclusion is dethroned as Pathaan rages into the top slot. The Prabhas-starrer had everyone quizzing each other, ‘Katappa ne Bahubali ko kyun mara?’ It’s box office total: INR 1,429 crore.
With K.G.F: Chapter 2, filmmakers started were assured of the power of sequels, and it’s little wonder that the Pathaan’s director Siddharth Anand is also teasing audiences with a sequel, hinting that he might bring back John Abraham’s character Jim. K.G.F: Chapter 2’s box office total: INR 1,008 crore.
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RRR is bound to be fresh in your memory, thanks to the recent Academy Awards win for its song Natu Natu. The frenzy was unreal; SS Rajmouli and his actors Ram Charan and Jr NTR truly knocked it our of the park with this one. Its box office total is INR 944 crore.
And lastly, the gritty Dangal makes the cut into the Top 5 list. Aamir Khan’s portrayal of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat who coaches his four daughters in the sport is an inspiration watch. It’s box office total: INR 538.03 crore.