Indian movies are definitely taking the film world by storm and making heads turn. Undoubtedly, 2022 has been the year of South-Indian movies, but some Bollywood movies have too managed to slip into the list of 2022’s highest-grosser Indian movies. Due to the exceptional ideas and concepts, Indian movies are gaining recognition all across the world. And, this has led to a whopping box-office collection. Let’s know which are the top 10 highest-grossing Indian Movies of 2022, that have made the makers bathe in riches.
K.G.F Chapter 2
- Budget: 150cr
- Worldwide Collection: 1228.3cr
K.G.F: Chapter 2 has broken all the records this year, and thus is counted as the most successful film of 2022. The movie has managed to earn ₹1200-1250 crores worldwide, which is the biggest collection of the year. The story of KGF starts from where the prequel ended. The narrative is continued by Vijendra Ingalgi, Son of Anand Ingalgi. Rocky has killed Garuda and defeated the Vanaram’s guards. People of Narachi are now worshiping him, but his life is surrounded by challenges in the form of Adheera, Inayat Khalil, and Ramika Sen. Well, the climax hints that another chapter is on the way.
- Budget: 425cr
- Worldwide Collection: ₹1200 crores
The second place is occupied by RRR, and it is no less than KGF 2 when it comes to box office collection, it has earned ₹1200 crores worldwide. The movie revolves around the friendship between Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. Both are Indian revolutionaries, and cross paths while fighting against the British empire. The movie is based on the 1920s freedom struggle, and how these two men live undercovered before waging a war. The movie was even sent to Oscars nominations.
Ponniyin Selvan: I
- Budget: 250 crore
- Worldwide Collection: 505 crore
PS or Ponniyin Selvan: 1, has been a huge hit and it has been the third-highest earning movie of the year 2022. The movie represents India in the time of Crown Prince Aditha Karikalan and the Chola territory. While vassals and other enemies are behind the crown, Kundavai tries to maintain harmony. How a comet changes the destiny of the nation is what the movie is all about.
- Budget: 135 crore
- Worldwide Collection: 500 crores
Vikram is an action-thriller Tamil movie revolving around a special investigator who is aiming to solve a case of serial Killings. While investigating he comes across some hidden facts that change the entire outlook of the case. Starring Kamal Hassan, this movie has earned a whopping 500 crores internationally and has made its place in the list of top 10 highest grossers of India of 2022.
Brahmastra: Part 1- Shiva
- Budget: 400 Crore
- Worldwide Collection: 431 Crore
Brahmastra has definitely made a lot of noise on its release and is rumored to be a flop. But, this is based on the astra world of Hindu mythology. It begins with Shiva, an orphan who is agni-astra and holds tremendous energy. His aim is to stop the evil energies to acquire Brahmstra- the strongest weapon. The movie has successfully gained 431 crores globally and thus is the fifth highest-grossing Indian movie of this year.
- Budget: 15cr
- Worldwide Collection: 406.75 crores
Next on the list of highest grossers of 2022 in Indian cinema is Kantara. It has earned 406.75 crores worldwide. The movie beautifully depicts two Indian cultures namely Bhootha Kola and Kambla. It focuses on a rebel, Shiva, who wants to protect his land and community. Originally, the movie is based on the relationship and fights between humans and nature. How one land has been the target of various forces, is what the movie is all about.
- Budget: 20 crores
- Worldwide Collection: 340.1 crore
Numero 7 on our list is one of the most controversial movies of Indian cinema. “Kashmir files” has definitely scratched some concealed wounds by taking a cue from the flight of Hindu Kashmiris from Kashmir in the 1990s. The movie starts with a student who is willing to uncover the death of his family and this leads him to uncover why the exodus happened and what struggle it brought forward. It was one of the most successful movies of 2022 because it earned more than 340 crores with just a budget of 20 crores.
- Budget: 50 crore
- Worldwide Collection: 286.4 crore (still running)
If we say what made the fastest money in B-Town, we have to narrow it down to Drishyam 2. It has earned more than 286 the crore by just investing 50 crores in the money. It has definitely taken loads of money home. It is the sequel to Drishyam 1, and the story takes a leap of 7 years. The movie is laden with unexpected twists.
Bhool Bhulaiya 2
- Budget: 70 crores
- Worldwide Collection: 266.9 crores
With almost 267 crores of box office collection, Bhool Bhulaiya 2 has made its way through the highest-grossing movies of the year 2022. It is nowhere related to its prequel but serves a different story. Don’t worry! Our beloved Manjulika is still there, but this time it is Tabu who has successfully tingled our spine. To our surprise, this horror-comedy is critically acclaimed and the public loved Kartik, he has filled Akshay’s shoes very well.
Sarkaru Vaari Paata
- Budget: 90 crore
- Worldwide Collection: 205 crore
The next movie in this list is Sarkaru Vaari Paata, a Telugu movie that has earned 205 crores, despite mixed reviews. And, it is last on the list of highest-grossing Telugu films of 2022. It’s about a man who believes in financial discipline but meets a girl with little respect for money. Mahi, our hero is then conned by his love, in the USA. But then he comes back to retrieve the money from her father, an influential MP and an industrialist.