You will be surprised to know that these Bollywood films were box-office hits

Apr 09, 2018, 17:25 IST
  • You will be surprised to know that these Bollywood films were box-office hits
    Murder 2: This 2011 film directed by Mohit Suri starring Emraan Hashmi and Jacqueline Fernandez in lead roles was a box-office success. Viewers saw Jacqueline in a sensuous avatar for the first time. It was her first hit as an actress
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    The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan garnered huge praise for her portrayal of 1980s sex siren Silk Smitha in this biopic, which also starred Emraan Hashmi, Tusshar Kapoor and Naseeruddin Shah. It was a critical and commercial hit and popular with audiences
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    Student Of The Year: This 2012 Karan Johar directorial, which marked the debuts of Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Malhotra was one of the highest grossing Bollywood films of the year
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    OMG! Oh My God!: Another blockbuster of 2012, this Umesh Shukla-directed fantasy-comedy, which was a poignant social satire saw Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal play pivotal roles
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    Raaz 3D: Another 2012 hit, this Vikram Bhatt directorial saw Emraan Hashmi, Bipasha Basu and Esha Gupta in lead roles. Bipasha won critical acclaim for her portrayal of a character with negative shades and it is also currently the highest-grossing film of Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta, beating Murder 2 and Jannat 2, respectively
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    Vicky Donor: A sleeper hit in 2012, this film dealing with the topic of sperm donation directed by Shoojit Sircar starred Ayushmann Khurrana and Yami Gautam in lead roles. The John Abraham production was a critical and commercial success
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    Kahaani: This 2012 suspense-thriller directed by Sujoy Ghosh starring Vidya Balan was made on a shoestring budget and went on to become a blockbuster within 50 days of its release
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    Fukrey: Mrighdeep Singh Lamba directed Fukrey in 2013. The film starred Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Manjot Singh, Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha played lead roles in it. It was based on a real incident in Delhi and was successful at the box-office
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    Aashiqui 2: The fresh pairing of Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in Mohit Suri's directorial Aashiqui 2 proved to be successful. The film's soundtrack has garnered praise as well
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    ABCD: Anybody Can Dance: Remo D'Souza's dance film ABCD: Anybody Can Dance starred Prabhu Deva, Ganesh Acharya and Kay Kay Menon in lead roles. The participants of Dance India Dance appeared in supporting roles, which included Lauren Gottlieb. The film met with positive reviews and was a surprise hit
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    Murder 3: The third instalment in the Murder franchise, which was a psychological thriller starring Randeep Hooda, Aditi Rao Hydari and Sara Loren got mixed reviews but performed well at the box-office. It was Vishesh Bhatt's directorial debut
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    Queen: One of Kangana Ranaut's memorable performances, the 2014 film Queen directed by Vikas Bahl won the hearts of audiences and critics alike and ruled the box-office
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    Yaariyan: This 2014 superhit saw the debuts of producer Bhushan Kumar's wife Divya Khosla Kumar as director as well as the lead star cast, which included Himansh Kohli, Rakul Preet Singh and Nicole Faria
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    Ragini MMS 2: This 2014 erotic-thriller directed by Bhushan Patel, which starred Sunny Leone was a major commercial success, being declared a hit at the box office. The song Baby Doll crooned by Kanika Kapoor and picturised on Leone was popular with audiences
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    Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2: In 2015, Luv Ranjan's directorial which starred Kartik Aaryan and Nushrat Bharucha was a super-hit at the box-office. They would strike gold again this year with Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
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    Hate Story 3: The third film in the Hate Story franchise featured Zareen Khan, Daisy Shah, Karan Singh Grover and Sharman Joshi. It was a commercial success, crossing the 50 crore mark in 12 days
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    Neerja: This 2016 film directed by Ram Madhvani, which is a biopic on braveheart flight attendant Neeraj Bhanot was not just a critical and commercial success but also went on to win numerous accolades. It won two awards at the 64th National Film Awards including Best Feature Film in Hindi and Special Mention for Sonam Kapoor. At the 62nd Filmfare Awards, Neerja won six awards, including Best Film (Critics), Best Actress (Critics) (Sonam Kapoor), and Best Supporting Actress (Shabana Azmi)
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    Pink: This 2016 Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury directorial, a courtroom drama social thriller starring Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, Angad Bedi, Piyush Mishra, and Dhritiman Chatterjee was a critical and commercial success
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    Fukrey Returns: Mrighdeep Lamba's sequel to his 2013 offering Fukrey, which saw the lead star cast reprise their roles was a superhit at the box-office
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    Hindi Medium: Saket Chaudhary's Hindi Medium starring Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar. This 2017 satire on the Indian education system was popular with the audiences
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    Lipstick Under My Burkha: Considered an underdog film of 2017, Alankrita Shrivastava's directorial may not have grossed Rs 100 crore but managed to outperform at the box-office by making three times its budget. Konkona Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur, Sushant Singh, Vaibhav Tatwawaadi and Vikrant Massey played pivotal roles in the film
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There have been many Bollywood releases that may not have become members of the hallowed Rs 100 crore club, but that didn't deter them from emerging triumphant at the box-office. We take a look at such films

 

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