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10 Bollywood Movies That Created History By Selling Maximum Number Of Tickets 

10 Bollywood Movies That Created History By Selling Maximum Number Of Tickets

Indians love movies and Bollywood’s huge popularity in the whole world is a proof of the same. There is no denying the fact that this industry gives name, fame and money to people and changes their lives forever if they become successful in the entertainment world.

Here we present a list of 10 Bollywood films that ruled hearts of movie buffs and sold maximum number of tickets in the history of Indian cinema.

#1. “Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!” – 7,39,67,000 Tickets


There would be hardly any 90s person who had not watched this Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit starrer superhit flick. It’s among those movies which gave a boost to Salman Khan’s filmy career while Madhuri’s beauty along with her lovely smile in the flick made everyone fall in love with her. Selling of a whopping number of 7,39,67,000 tickets is another proof that “Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!” ruled every heart when it hit the theatres in 1994.

#2. “Sholay” – 5,52,34,000 Tickets


Featuring the iconic jodi of Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra as Jay and Viru, “Sholay” had everything a masala movie needs – action, romance, drama, suspense, emotion and Gabbar! The hit scenes of the film are still alive on every movie buff’s mind and heart and people still mimic its dialogues to showcase their acting skills. Starring Jaya Bachchan and Hema Malini in female leads, the movie which released in 1975 ran for 5 long years in the cinema halls and sold 5,52,34,000 tickets.

#3. “Baahubali 2” – 5,40,43,000 Tickets


Boasting a team of more than 20 award-winning artists, S. S. Rajamouli’s “Baahubali” is a magnum opus which attained fame not only in India but at the international level as well. Starring Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati and Tamannaah, “Baahubali 2” is among the most loved and popular movies of the Indian cinema and it sold 5,40,43,000 tickets worldwide.

#4. “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha” – 5,09,54,000 Tickets


The romantic drama set in the times of Independence of 1947, “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha” was among the best movies of its time with a brilliant blend of action, patriotism, love, politics and power. Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel created a spell on the audiences with their amazing chemistry in the flick which sold 5,09,54,000 tickets.

#5. “Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge” – 4,80,89,000 Tickets


‘Bade Bade deshon mein aaisi choti choti baatein hoti rehti hain… Senorita!!’ Who can forget this iconic dialogue? Fascinating locations, romance, drama, culture, enchanting songs, epic scenes and mind-blowing performances of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol make “Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge” a cult movie. Its craze is still not over and it’s indeed surprising that it successfully ran for 20 years in Maratha Mandir theatre. Selling a whopping 4,80,89,000 tickets, DDLJ has made characters of Raj and Simran, played by SRK and Kajol, immortal and even today girls wish to get a partner like Raj.

#6. “Raja Hindustani” – 4,09,56,000 Tickets


Karisma Kapoor and Aamir Khan’s romantic drama hit the theatres in the year 1996 and set a new example as a rich and gorgeous girl fell in love with an ordinary taxi driver and eventually tied the knot with him for which she had to initially sacrifice all the property and wealth as her father was against her relationship and marriage with a driver. Melodious songs and a different storyline made “Raja Hindustani” a blockbuster that sold 4,09,56,000 tickets.

#7. “Border” – 3,70,21,000 Tickets


J. P. Dutta’s “Border” was a multi-starrer film which ignited a flame of patriotism in every Indian’s heart. From gripping stories to soulful songs and power-packed performances, the flick had it all which made it a blockbuster. Featuring Sunny Deol, Tabu, Sunil Shetty, Jackie Shroff, Akshaye Khanna, Pooja Bhatt and others, the flick hit the theatres in 1997 and sold 3,70,21,000 tickets.

#8. “Dangal” – 3,69,32,000 Tickets


Remember “Mhari Chhoriya chhoron se kam hai ke”? Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan’s “Dangal” is based on the real life story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat who dreamed of getting gold for India but as he couldn’t do it, he trained his daughters in a way that they became wrestlers, won gold medal and thus fulfill their father’s dream. The film which brilliantly showcased Mahavir Singh Phogat’s struggles and eventual success sold 3,69,32,000 tickets.

#9. “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” – 3,56,11,000 Tickets


Karan Johar’s “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” had a different concept as it made the country believe that your best friend is your love (Pyaar dosti hai). Starring Kajol, Rani Mukerji and Shah Rukh Khan, the flick had everything from comedy to drama, romance to emotions because of which it attained huge success on the box office by selling 3,56,11,000 tickets.

#10. “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” – 3,54,12,000 Tickets


Salman Khan’s “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” showcased an emotional bond between an Indian Hindu man and a Pakistani Muslim girl child which can’t be expressed in words. The girl Munni whose character is played by Harshaali Malhotra is unable to speak and gets separated from her family while they were on a visit to India. How Salman helped her reunite with her family by going to Pakistan and his interesting journey stole hearts of people. It is one of the biggest hits of Salman Khan which managed to sell 3,54,12,000 tickets.

Which of these movies have you watched? Well, I’m sure a majority or all of them, haven’t you?

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