Box Office Report | The Jungle Book Beats Airlift To Become Highest Grossing Movie Of 2016
The Jungle Book Beats Airlift

Who would have thought that a Hollywood fantasy movie like ‘The Jungle Book’ will beat India’s biggest superstars like ‘Akshay Kumar’ and ‘Shahrukh Khan’? Well, this is what exactly happened at the domestic Box Office. Released on 8 April 2016, ‘The Jungle Book’ has now become the highest grossing movie of 2016. The movie has beaten the lifetime collection of Akshay Kumar’s ‘Airlift’ to achieve this feat. Check out the list of top 10 grossers of 2016.

Movie NameRelease dateStar castLifetime collectionVerdict
Sultan06 Jul 2016Salman and Anushka300.5*ATBB
MS Dhoni The Untold Story30 Sep 2016Sushant Singh Rajput, Disha Patani and Kiara Advani133*Hit
Airlift22 Jan 2016Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur129*Super Hit
Rustom12 Aug 2016Akshay Kumar and Ileana127.4*Super Hit
Housefull 303 Jun 2016Akshay, Jacqueline, Riteish and Abhishek108.1*Hit
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil28 Oct 2016Ranbir, Anushka and Aishwarya90.6*Not Declared
Fan15 Apr 2016Shahrukh Khan84.15*Flop
Shivaay28 Oct 2016Ajay Devgn, Erika kaar80.75*Not Declared
Baaghi29 Apr 2016Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor76.5*Super Hit
Neerja19 Feb 2016Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi75.61*Super Hit
Kapoor & Sons18 Mar 2016Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan73.03*Super Hit
Dishoom29 July 2016Varun, John and Jacqueline70*Average
Pink16 Sep 2016Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu66*Super Hit
Udta Punjab17 Jun 2016Shahid, Alia, Kareena and Diljit60.1*Hit
Mohenjo Daro12 Aug 2016Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde55.3Flop
Ki and Ka1 Apr 2016Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor52.29*Hit
Wazir8 Jan 2016Farhan, Amitabh and Aditi Rao Hydari41.02*Below Average
Ghayal Once Again5 Feb 2016Sunny Deol and Soha Ali Khan39.17*Below Average
Jai Gangaajal4 Mar 2016Priyanka Chopra and Prakash Jha38.61*Average

‘The Jungle Book’ is having a dream run at the Indian Box Office. The movie collected 3.68 crores and 6.65 crores on 3rd Friday and 3rd Saturday respectively to takes its total collection value to 132.96 crores. The movie is now the top grosser of 2016 and is all set to become the first Hollywood movie to cross 150 crores at the Indian Box Office.

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