Bollywood is going through a phase of change. From the content to the artist, they are rapidly being replaced. Now the days of super stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar seem to be over. In their place, outsiders like Karthik Aryan, Rajkumar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi and Ayushmann Khurrana are quickly making their place. Previous movies were made based on formulas. It used to be a remake or biopic. But the new times have said that now you can’t do business making a movie on a cliché subject. Now one has to work hard to earn money at the box office. You have to take new themes and talented artists. If there is power in the content, then the new artist will also become a star overnight.
Take only the movie actor Karthik Aryan. There was a time when Bollywood’s Mathadhish like Karan Johar cut him off from many projects after he was cut from his film ‘Dostana 2’. But based on the hard work and talent of him, Karthik gave a very quiet but strong response through the movie ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’. Even during the South Cinema tsunami, the movie ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ shocked everyone by making a worldwide collection of Rs 265 crore. Vivek Agnihotri’s film ‘The Kashmir Files’, released this year, proved that content is king by generating 12 times more revenue than its cost. This movie has made history in Bollywood.
The performance of the South Cinema films may have been the best in terms of box office earnings, but ‘The Kashmir Files’ is at the forefront of earnings. While the Yash starring film ‘KGF Chapter 2’ is on top in terms of grosses. The film has made a worldwide collection of Rs 1200 crores, in which only the Hindi version has earned Rs 435 crores. This is the highest grossing film of any Hindi film so far this year, but the film lags behind in terms of earnings. Like ‘The Kashmir Files’, Rishabh Shetty’s film ‘Kantara’ has also done wonders in terms of earnings. Made on a budget of just Rs 7.50 crore, this film has so far grossed Rs 370 crores worldwide. Compared to the budget, the collection of this film is also surprising. Seen this way, in the year 2022 films of all tastes have run at the box office.
Here are the top 5 net-earning movies this year.
1. The Kashmir Archives
budget- 20 crores
collection- 252 crores
Profits 232 crores
profit rate 1162%
The film ‘The Kashmir Files’ released in March this year stayed at the box office for 70 days. The worldwide gross of this film is 341 crores. Its Indian box office gross was ₹295 crore while the net collection was ₹252 crore. In this way, the film, made at a cost of Rs 20 crore, made a total profit of Rs 231 crore. This is the highest profit for any film this year. The film is directed by Vivek Agnihotri. It stars Anupam Kher and Darshan Kumar in lead roles.
budget- 7.50 crores
collection- 76 crores (Hindi box office)
Profits Rs 68.50 crore
profit rate 1000%
Kannada film ‘Kantara’, released in theaters on 30th September 2022, was previously released only in Karnataka. But seeing the response of this movie, Pan India was dubbed and released in other languages after 15 days. Made at a cost of Rs 7.50 crore, the film has grossed Rs 405 crores worldwide in 42 days. Its Indian box office gross is Rs 360 crore while the net collection has exceeded Rs 305 crore. It has remained in the blockbuster movie category.
3. Karthikeya 2
budget- 4.50 crores
collection- Rs 30 crore (Hindi box office)
Benefits Rs 25.50 crore
profit rate 566.66%
Released in Pan India Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam on August 13 this year, the film ‘Karthikeya 2’ has been praised all over the world. This film, which stayed at the box office for about 8 weeks, has collected a worldwide gross of Rs 118 crores. Its Indian box office gross is Rs 102 crores and the net take is Rs 86 crores. In this way, the total earnings of the film across India is 81 crores. At the same time, there has been a profit of Rs 25 crore from the Hindi box office. It has remained in the hit movie category.
4. KGF Chapter 2 (KGF 2)
budget- 100 crores
collection- Rs 434.62 crore (Hindi box office)
Profits 344.62 crores
profit rate 382.91%
The Yash-starring film ‘KGF Chapter 2’, released in theaters around the world on April 14, 2022, caused a panic at the box office. Made at a cost of Rs 100 crore, this film has done a business of Rs 1200 crore in 71 days. This is the highest grossing movie of this year. It has collected Rs 1000.85 crore gross and Rs 859.70 crore net. The total profit of this film is Rs 759.70 crore while the Hindi version made a profit of Rs 344.62 crore. This is an all-time blockbuster movie.
5.Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
budget- 65 crores
collection- 185.57 crores
Benefits 120.57 crores
profit rate 185.49%
anees bazmee The sequel to the cult classic horror-comedy film ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’, directed by KK, has worked to end Bollywood’s drought in terms of earnings. Previously, many big-budget movies had failed at the box office. But this film brought a huge relief to the Hindi film industry by grossing Rs 265 crores worldwide. In India, the film earned a gross of ₹216.50 crore and a net of ₹184.32. In this way, the film made a profit of around Rs 120 crore.