There is no happiness bigger than watching movies with family. We normally wait for a week to end so that we can go for a good movie at the nearby multiplex. The movies are made by taking into consideration the various issues of the society. Every movie has a certain message for the people of the society. The movies have the power to bring a lot of change in the society.
Indian cinema has a history of more than 75 years. It all started with sound and black and white movie and then the movies were made in colored background. Bollywood is the second biggest movie industry after Hollywood in the globe. Indian movies are also famous in other countries of the world such as UK, USA, Australia and many others. Let us have a look on Top 10 Highest Grossing Indian Movies In USA.
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- 10 Chennai Express (2013), $5.19 million
- 9 Sultan (2016), $6.12 million
- 8 3 Idiots (2009), $6.48 million
- 7 Bajirao Mastani (2015), $6.57 million
- 6 Dhoom 3 (2013), $8.12 million
- 5 Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), $8.13 million
- 4 Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), $8.46 million
- 3 PK (2014), $10.58 million
- 2 Dangal (2016), $12.37 million
- 1 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017), $21.30 million
- Top 10 Highest Grossing Indian Movies In USA
10 Chennai Express (2013), $5.19 million
At number 10, it is Chennai Express. It is a comedy and romantic drama starring Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. The story is about the guy namely Rahul who mistakenly takes the wrong train to Chennai and finds his love, Meena who is the daughter of a don. The film has many amazing stunts and beautiful locations of South India.
Chennai Express is directed by Rohit Shetty and made the total business of $5.19 million in USA. The rating of this movie is 6.0 as per IMDb. This film has won many awards in several categories as well as nominations.
9 Sultan (2016), $6.12 million
The next on the list is Sultan which is a story about a wrestler who strives hard in his life against all odds. It has Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma Kohli in the main roles. The movie was a hit in many countries of the world. The director of Sultan is Ali Abbas Zafar and the movie has beautiful songs and acting of the characters.
Sultan got the rating of 7.1/10 as per IMDb. The film made a huge business not only on Indian box offices but also around the globe. In USA, Sultan earned about $6.12 million and is one of the best movies of all time.
8 3 Idiots (2009), $6.48 million
3 Idiots is a comedy movie about 2 friends who go to search for their 3rd friend and the movie goes back to the college times they spent together. The movie stars Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi and Madhavan in main roles.
The director Rajkumar Hirani has given a good idea of present Indian education system and its drawbacks. The film made a business of $6.48 million in USA and it earned a huge gross in other countries of the world too. The story of this is inspired from one of the books of writer Chetan Bhagat.
7 Bajirao Mastani (2015), $6.57 million
The next on the list is a love story of a Maratha general, Baji Rao I and Mastani who was the princess of Bundelkhand. It is a nice historical drama with good acting, amazing locations and the sound effects. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bajirao Mastani stars Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone in main roles. The movie made a huge business in all the weeks on Indian box offices and in many other parts of the world as well. It earned a gross of $6.57 million in USA.
6 Dhoom 3 (2013), $8.12 million
Dhoom 3 is the story of Sahir who is a robber of banks in Chicago. Jai and Ali who are police officers follow Sahir continuously at various places. The movie stars Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Abhishek Bachchan in main roles. It is a good movie with nice stunts and action.
It made a good business on Indian box offices in the 1st week of its release. Dhoom 3 made the gross business of $8.12 million in USA and it is one of the highest gross making movies in the world too.
5 Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), $8.13 million
Directed by Kabir Khan, Bajrangi Bhaijaan is the story of a Pakistani girl who gets lost in India and an Indian man helps her to reach her parents with the help of a local Pakistani journalist. The movie has Salman Khan, Harshali Malhotra and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in main roles.
The movie was one of the super hits of the year 2015 and it made a business in India and in the world too. In USA, the gross business of Bajrangi Bhaijaan was $8.13 million.
4 Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), $8.46 million
One of the blockbusters of the year 2015, Baahubali: The Beginning is a fantasy drama about a brave man who fights strongly in the war between 2 people. It is directed by S. S. Rajamoul and stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati and Anushka Shetty. Baahubali is one the highest gross making movies of Indian cinema in the world. In USA, this movie made the total gross of $8.46 million.
3 PK (2014), $10.58 million
The next on the list is comedy drama, PK. It is a story of a man who comes on earth from another planet and learns many values and lesson on earth. Starring Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma Kholi, PK made the huge business on Indian box offices. The rating of the movie is 8.2/10 as per IMDb. The gross business of PK in USA was $10.58 million.
2 Dangal (2016), $12.37 million
On number 2, it is biographical movie, Dangal. It is a story about former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat who helps 2 of his daughters to become wrestlers. It is directed by Nitesh Tiwari and stars Aamir Khan and Fatima Sana Shaikh in main roles.
It made a business of $12.37 million in USA. Dangal is one of the highest gross making movies in India and also in many other countries of the world. It is focused on the subject of women empowerment in Indian society.
1 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017), $21.30 million
The highest gross making movies of Indian cinema, Baahubali 2 is on number 1 of the list. It is the continuing part of Baahubali: The Beginning. In the part 2, the story of Baahubali is shown and the reason for his death.
His son Shiva knows about the fact of his parents and fights against Bhalladeva. The film made a business of $21.30 million in USA and it made the highest business in the year 2017. The movie has mind-blowing locations and the photography.
These movies reveal the true picture of the Indian cinema and they will be remembered always by the movie fans all around the globe.
Top 10 Highest Grossing Indian Movies In USA
1. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017), $21.30 million
2. Dangal (2016), $12.37 million
3. PK (2014), $10.58 million
4. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), $8.46 million
5. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), $8.13 million
6. Dhoom 3 (2013), $8.12 million
7. Bajirao Mastani (2015), $6.57 million
8. 3 Idiots (2009), $6.48 million
9. Sultan (2016), $6.12 million
10. Chennai Express (2013), $5.19 million