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Highest grossing Bollywood movies in India 2020

While Hollywood may be the best-known film industry, the Indian Hindi language film industry based in Mumbai, is the largest in the world in terms of the number of films produced. Around 1,500 to 2,000 films are produced every year in more than 20 languages. However, in terms of revenue generated, Bollywood remains nascent compared to other global industries. As of 2020, the highest grossing film at the box office in India was Bahubali 2- The conclusion, earning over seven billion Indian rupees and over 340 million U.S. dollars in the global box office.

Money matters

  Although Bollywood enjoys popularity in many parts of the world, the main revenue for this industry comes from the domestic box office, representing 74 percent of the total industry. In 2018, the value of the Indian film industry was around 159 billion Indian rupees and it was forecast to reach up to 229 billion rupees by 2023.

Rise of regional cinema

  In a country as diverse as India, the power and reach of regional cinema is often overlooked. Yet, regional cinema with their local flavors enjoy tremendous popularity in the country. The South Indian film industry is vibrant with several big budget films released each year. The share of regional box office contribution across India was over 48 percent in 2018, with Tamil language films leading the race. In fact, the Tamil language film 2.0 which was released in 2018 had a production budget of over 5.8 billion Indian rupees, making it the biggest Bollywood movie production of all time.

All time box office revenue of the highest grossing Bollywood movies in India as of June 2020

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Release date

June 2020



Survey time period

as of June 6, 2020

Supplementary notes

India's financial year begins in April and ends in March. For example, FY 2018 started in April 2017 and ended in March 2018.

One Indian rupee is equal to 0.012 euros and 0.013 U.S. dollars (as of June 2020).

Values have been rounded for clarity.

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