The first half of 2019 is over and more than 50 Bollywood movies got released. Few of the movies got appreciation from the audiences while most of the movies went like an air. Some of them were surprised hits while few of them shockingly failed at the box office. Let us check the top 10 highest grossing Bollywood movies which released in the first half of the year 2019.
10. Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi based on the life of Rani Lakshmi Bai from Jhansi. Kangana Ranaut played the titular role in the movie. This epic biographical periodic drama was made on the budget of 125 crores, the movie collected 132.95 crores worldwide.
9. De De Pyaar De
A romantic comedy movie De De Pyaar De starring Ajay Devgn, Tabu and Rakul Preet emerges as a commercial success and is one of the highest grossing movies of 2019. De De Pyaar De was made on a budget of 75 crores and collected 137.98 crores worldwide.
Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla is a huge surprise at the box office. Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer movie Badla was made on the budget of 10 crores. The movie was received very well from the audiences and critics. The film collected 138.49 crores worldwide.
One of the big budget movies of this year Kalank failed commercially at the box office. This multi starrer movie with big star cast was made on the budget of whopping 150 crores, but end up collecting only 145.62 crores at the Worldwide box office.
An action war movie Kesari is based on the Battle of Saragarhi. This Akshay Kumar movie is a commercial success. Kesari was made on a budget of 80 crores and collected 204.82 crores worldwide.
5. Total Dhamaal
Total Dhamaal is the third movie of Dhamaal franchise. This adventure action comedy movie has a big star casts Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, etc. Total Dhamaal is also a big budget movie made on the budget of 100 crores. The film collected 230 crores worldwide.
GullyBoy is a musical drama movie starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, the movie was made on a budget of 84 crores including promotional costs. GullyBoy received a positive response from audiences and critics. It collected 238.16 crores worldwide.
3. Kabir Singh
Kabir Singh shocked many critics. A remake of Telugu movie Arjun Reddy is rocking at the box office and still running successfully. Shahid Kapoor in the titular role is getting appreciation all over. Kabir Singh was made on the budget of 60 crores and has already earned 262.47 crores Worldwide within two weeks and will break more records at the box office.
One of the most awaited movies of 2019 was Salman Khan starer Bharat. Bharat is the second highest grossing Bollywood movie of 2019 till now. Bharat is still running in a few cinema halls. Bharat was made on a budget of 100 crores and so far collected 314.22 crores worldwide.
1. URI: The Surgical Strike
URI: The Surgical Strike tops the list and this surprised every movie buff and critics. It was the military war movie based on the incident of surgical strike. These days when most of the movies run get exhausted in two-three weeks, URI: The Surgical Strike ran 100 successful days at theatres. It was made on a budget of 45 crores including print and advertising costs. It collected 343.06 crores worldwide and is the highest grossing movie of this year till now.
*These figures are till July 2nd, 2019.
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