The year 2022 is ended. The year was loaded with many exciting and successful movies that managed to force the audience back to the theatres. However, this year there were many ups and downs in the Indian film industry. 2022 demonstrated that viewers no longer care about celebrity power by surprise hits and high-budget failures. Additionally, it seems like South Indian movies are outpacing Bollywood in every respect. From KGF Chapter 2 to Kantara, check out the highest earning Indian movies of 2022.
1. KGF Chapter 2
The 2018 movie KGF Chapter 1 has a sequel, KGF Chapter 2. Rocky, whose name now inspires dread in the blood-spattered Kolar Gold Fields, is played by Yash. While the government views him as a threat to law and order, his allies look up to him. Rocky must face dangers from all directions if he wants to be undefeated. He is also a hero and a savior to the Narachi people. As per IMDb, KGF Chapter 2 collected a massive Rs 1228 crore worldwide.
Ram Charan and Jr. NTR, two A-list actors from Tollywood, portrayed Alluri Seetharama Raju and Komaram Bheem in RRR. SS Rajamouli’s film is about pre-independence India. RRR collected a whopping amount of Rs 1131 crore worldwide, as per India Today.
3. Ponniyin Selvan I
Based on the 1955 novel Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy, the film is the first of two cinematic parts. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Vikram are among the cast members. Ponniyin Selvan I depict the early life of Chola prince Arulmozhi Varman. As per TOI, the film collected around Rs 500 crore worldwide.
Kamal Haasan portrays Arun Kumar in the film Vikram. He is a RAW agent, which is India’s intelligence agency. He can be violent at times and has no sympathy for criminals. In the film, Vijay Sethupathi, a superstar in Tamil, portrays an antagonist. The movie also has Malayalam superstar Fahad Fazil in a significant role. As per TOI, Vikram collected approx Rs 425 crore worldwide.
Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor play the main characters in Brahmastra. Ayan Mukerji directs the first part of a trilogy. It takes its inspiration from tales found in Hindu mythology. Ayan Mukerji’s film promises to be the biggest entertainer never seen before cinema in Bollywood. Brahmastra earned around Rs 430 crore worldwide.
Rishab Shetty’s film Kantara smashed records at the box office. Within a few days of its release, the movie gained enormous popularity and skyrocketed at the box office. Kantara became the second-highest-grossing Kannada movie of all time. As per India Today, Kantara collected around Rs 400.90 crore worldwide.
7. The Kashmir Files
One of the most talked-about movies of 2022 is The Kashmir Files. Darshan Kumar, Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi, and Mithun Chakraborty all had prominent roles in it. The exodus of Kashmiri Pandits during the 1990s insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir is addressed in the movie. As per IMDb, the film collected over Rs 345 crore worldwide.
8. Drishyam 2
Drishyam 2 began with a critical analysis, praising the cast performances, narrative, cinematography, and editing in particular. In “Drishyam,” Vijay Salgaonkar was successful in keeping his family out of custody by the police. However, with the case being opened again and Vijay confessing, the sequel adds a fresh twist. The film collected over Rs 300 crore worldwide, as per Hindustan Times.
9. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is a complete family entertainer and has brought back the audience to the theatres. Kartik Aaryan is terrific in his role. Tabu once again proved why she has rated so high as a versatile actress. Kiara Advani looked beautiful. Her chemistry with Kartik Aaryan is gorgeous. Rajpal Yadav and Sanjay Mishra are impressive in their roles. As per Indian Express, the film collected Rs 230.75 crore at the box office.
Vijay’s spy thriller Beast emerged as a silent hit of 2022. As per ABP, Beast collects approx Rs Rs 237 crore worldwide.
These are the 10 highest earning Indian movies of 2022. Which film was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.