Top 5 highest-grossing movies in India 2022

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Based on cautious global box office projections from reliable sources, this list of the highest- grossing Indian movies includes movies in a variety of languages. Indian websites that post data are frequently under pressure to inflate their domestic box office projections because there is no official way for India to track domestic box office results. Since the early 20th century, Indian movies have been exhibited in markets all over the world. As of 2003, markets in more than 90 nations offered Indian films for viewing. The cost of tickets steadily increased, the number of theatres tripled, and more prints of movies were released throughout the first decade of the twenty-first century, which resulted in a significant rise in box office receipts.

Hindi films make up the majority of the highest-grossing Indian movies. Telugu and Tamil cinema make for 36% of India’s net box office receipts as of 2014, while other regional industries make up 21%. Hindi films account for 43% of this total. Here is the recent list of top 10 Highest- Grossing movies in India 2022.

  • K.G.F: Chapter 2: K.G.F: Chapter 2 is a 2022 Indian period action movie in the Kannada language that was written, directed, and produced by Vijay Kiragandur under the company of Hombale Films. It is the second half in a two-part series and a follow-up to the 2018 movie K.G.F: Chapter 1. Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, Srinidhi Shetty, and Prakash Raj all star in the movie. It centres on the assassin Rocky, who after rising to power in the Kolar Gold Fields, must maintain his dominance over rivals and authorities while simultaneously confronting his past.Five months later, filming resumed back again, and it continued until December 2020. Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mysore, and Kolar were among the locations. K.G.F: Chapter 2 received a theatrical release in Kannada on April 14, 2022, along with dubs in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam. While the script and pacing drew criticism, Neel’s direction, the action scenes, photography, and performances—especially Yash—received accolades. In addition to this, the movie smashed domestic opening day records in the Indian languages of Malayalam, Hindi, and Kannada. It also outperformed its predecessor’s lifetime gross in just two days to become the highest-grossing Kannada movie. K.G.F: Chapter 2 is the third-highest grossing Indian movie of all time with earnings of between 1,233 crore (US$160 million) and 1,250 crore (US$160 million) globally and the second highest-grossing film in India.
  • RRR: The epic action drama RRR was written by V. Vijayendra Prasad and S. S. Rajamouli, and it was directed by S. S. Rajamouli in 2022. D. V. V. Danayya of DVV Entertainment produced it. N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, Shriya Saran, Samuthirakani, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody, and Olivia Morris are among the actors who appear in the movie. Two real-life Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju (Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Rama Rao), and their struggle against the British Raj are the subject of this fictitious tale. RRR, which cost 550 crore (US$72 million) to produce, is the most expensive Indian movie ever. The movie’s initial release date in theatres was set for July 30, 2020, however it was repeatedly delayed because of the pandemic and production issues. On March 25, 2022, RRR received a theatrical release. Early reviews from critics praised the screenplay by Rajamouli as well as the performances, especially those of Rama Rao and Charan. RRR smashed the record for the greatest opening-day collection by an Indian movie with 240 crore (US$31 million) worldwide on its first day. RRR outperformed Rajamouli’s previous picture Baahubali 2 in terms of box office revenue in its home market of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, earning over 400 crore (US$52 million).
  • The Kashmir Files: Vivek Agnihotri is the author and director of the 2022 Indian drama film The Kashmir Files in Hindi. The fictional plot of the movie is centred on the flight of Hindu Kashmiris from Indian-run Kashmir in the 1990s. It portrays the evacuation and the circumstances leading up to it as a genocide, which is universally regarded as being false. According to the movie, a quiet conspiracy stifled the truth. Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumar, and Pallavi Joshi are the cast members of The Kashmir Files. The story centres on a Kashmiri Hindu college student who was reared by his exiled grandfather and kept in the dark about his parents’ cause of death. After the passing of his grandfather, the student, who had learned at college that the exodus was peaceful, becomes driven to uncover the facts of his family’s deaths.

    Supporters of the movie have applauded it for highlighting what they claim is an underappreciated piece of Kashmir’s history. Hate speech, including incitement to violence, against Muslims has been heard in theatres all around India. The movie, whose production cost ranged from 15 crore (US$2.0 million) to 25 crore (US$3.3 million), had earned 340.16 crore (US$45 million) globally as of 28 April 2022, making it the highest-grossing Hindi movie of the year.

  • Vikram: Lokesh Kanagaraj is the writer and director of the action thriller Vikram, which will be released in 2022 in the Indian Tamil language through Raaj Kamal Films International. Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, and Fahadh Faasil are the actors in the movie. Suriya makes a brief cameo appearance together with supporting actors Kalidas Jayaram, Narain, and Chemban Vinod Jose. Anirudh Ravichander composed the soundtrack and score for the movie. Girish Gangadharan handled the photography, and Philomin Raj handled the editing. The movie is the follow-up in the Lokesh Cinematic Universe (LCU). The story follows a black-ops team lead by Amar as they hunt down masked vigilantes while learning about the drug gang Vetti Vagaiyara, led by Sandhanam, who wants the missing drugs delivered to his cold-blooded boss Rolex. The plot is carried over from Kaithi (2019). 

    The movie is a spiritual sequel to the same-named 1986 film, which also starred Hassan. The theme tune from the 1986 movie is also included in the movie in a remixed form. Filming for the main production took place all throughout Tamil Nadu, including Karaikudi, Chennai, Pondicherry, and Coimbatore, from July 2021 to February 2022. On 3 June 2022, Vikram was released in theatres to generally favourable reviews from critics who praised the film’s plot, action sequences, production values, and cast performances (particularly Kamal Haasan, Fahadh Faasil and Vijay Sethupathi). The movie earned 442.45 crore ($58 million), becoming the fourth-highest-grossing Tamil movie ever and the highest-grossing Tamil movie of the year.

  • Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2: Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is a 2022 Indian comedy-horror film in the Hindi language that was written and directed by Anees Bazmee, produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar under the banner of T-Series Films, and written by Aakash Kaushik and Farhad Samji under the banner of Cine1 Studios. The movie, which stars Tabu, Kartik Aaryan, and Kiara Advani, is a stand-alone sequel to Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007). The story revolves around Ruhaan Randhawa (Aaryan), who must pose as a fake psychic in order to cope with Manjulika’s (Tabu) rebirth as an evil ghost hell-bent on retaliating against the Thakur family. 

    Filming wrapped up in February 2022 after principal photography started in October 2019. Filming locations included Mumbai and Manali in addition to actual houses in Jaipur and Lucknow. Sandeep Shirodkar composed the music for the movie, and Pritam and Tanishk Bagchi composed the songs. Amitabh Bhattacharya, Sameer, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Mandy Gill, and Saaveri Verma wrote the lyrics for the songs. It includes a remix single of Neeraj Shridhar’s 2007 movie’s theme song. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, originally scheduled for release on July 31, 2020, has been postponed because to the COVID-19 pandemic. On May 20, 2022, it made its global theatrical debut. The film garnered generally favourable reviews from critics, who praised Tabu’s performance in particular.  As of 23 June 2022, the film has earned ₹262.04 crore (US$34 million) worldwide to become the second highest-grossing Hindi film of 2022.

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