Report Card 2017 – Movies That Released In India
Till Now year 2017 has been one of the best for Bollywood, however ” Tubelight ” disappointed critics, trade and audiences alike. Even with a big film like Tubelight going down the drains, year 2017 has been one of the best for Bollywood if half yearly business is anything to go by. However, for now let’s Look at the Movies That Released in India in 2017 and how they fared at the box office. The Article” Report Card 2017 – Movies That Released In India” will have Big Bollywood, Tollywood and Hollywood movies which got released in India in Hindi or English and went on to leave a mark on the Box office.
The Year 2017
The Year Started with a Big Clash in Raees Vs Kaabil, where both the film went on to leave a mark at the Box office, however towards the end the clash became dirty with Manipulated figures coming from the producers. But even if we take out the over rated figures provided by the Producers both Raees and Kaabil did well for trade and audience and broke the January Myth.
And all the Remaining Months gave Bollywood at least one hit in Jolly LLB2, Badrinath ki Dulhania, Fast and Furious 8, Baahubali 2 ( The highest grosser of all time in India ), Sachin did extremely well for a Docu Drama, Hindi Medium went on to be a surprise hit, while last one month or so has been disappointing as there was no hit and then expectations were sky high with Tubelight but it went on to became one of the lowest Holiday period grosser.
2017 Report Card
Below are the Ranking with Respect to Total gross Collections and the Verdict. All figures below are in Indian Rupee and does not have the producer figures. Where ever the worldwide collections are given it is mentioned and it is just in some extraordinary cases.
- Baahubali 2 (Hindi) – 500.75 crore and Worldwide – 1700 crores – All time Blockbuster
- Raees – 138 Crore – Hit
- Tubelight – 114.5 Crore – Flop (Still Running with Limited Shows)
- Badrinath ki Dulhania – 114.1 Crore – Super Hit
- Jolly LLB 2- 107.4 crore – Hit
- Kaabil – 92.85 Crore – – Hit
- Fast & Furious 8 – 82.97 crore – Super Hit
- Hindi Medium – 60.85 Crore – Super Hit
- Half Girlfriend – 54.5 crore – Flop
- Sachin – 50.25 crore – Hit
- Raabta – 20.7 crore – Washout
- The Mummy – 19 Crore – Flop
- Wonder Woman – 18.54 crore – Flop
- Transformers – 14 crore – Flop
- Bank Chor – 6.93 crore – Washout
- Despicable Me 3 – 4.5 crore – Flop
- Behen Hogi Teri – 2 crore – Washout
Dangal deserves a special mention in the list as it released in China in 2017 and went onto cross 1200 crore at the Box office.
While Raees vs Kaabil taught us that clahses should be avoided at all cost, as both had potential to earn 150 crores plus at the box office had they come Solo, Raees might have crossed 200 crore mark as well.
While Baahubali 2 taught us that holiday dates and festival dates are myths and are needed by weaker movies, you give Indian Audience an spectacle on any day and they will come out to watch the movie.
While Half of 2017 has passed by but still A January release Raees is still the highest grossing Bollywood Movie till now, likely to be overtaken by Jab Harry Met Sejal which is another SRK movie Releasing in August.
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