Bollywood is the most famous film industry of Asia. It keeps on producing blockbuster movies and gives numerous hits even in a single year. 2012 seemed to be the most successful year for Indian cinema as it has produced maximum hits in one year and also highest number of films in single year.
Many of the films produced in 2012 were released worldwide out of which few got success and others failed to get people’s attention. Movies which proved successful internationally include Ek tha tiger, Houseful 2, Bol Buchchan, Rowdy Rathore, Jab tek hai jaan, Dabangg2. Movies which could not bring much intenational business are Kahaani, Talaash, English Vinglish, Paan Singh Tomar and Vicky Donor.
2012 also proved to be a special year for Bollywood because it is for the first time in the history of B-town that eight of its films have crossed 1 billion mark in local industry. Rowdy Rathore, Jab Tak Hai Jan, Ek Tha Tiger, Barfi, Bol Buchchan, Agneepath, Houseful 2, Dabangg 2 were the lucky eight for Bollywood in 2012.
Following are the top 10 B-town movies of 2012:
Ek Tha Tiger: this film stood at the top in 2012 and earned 1.86 billion thus found to be the record breaking film for Bollywood. The film was directed by Kabir Khan. Katrina Kaif and Salman Khan were the lead cast. It broke many records in the Indian film industry by earning 578.5 billion on the opening day and 1432.5 billion in a week. It also broke the record of Bodyguard by getting 1 billion in just 6 days, previous one was of 8 days. The movie did bussiness of 3.07 billion on international screens and stood 2nd after 3-idiots.
Dabangg 2: presenting Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha the film stood 2nd among Bollywood films produced in 2012. The movie proved to be the 5th lucky gem for Salman in crossing 1 billion.
Rowdy Rathore: directed by Prabhu Deva this comedy film came 3rd in the race of top 10 movies of 2012. It was 2nd film of Akshay and Sonakshi to reach 1 billion marks. The film did business of 1.33 billion at local box office.
Agneepath: is an action film featuring Sanjay Dutt as villain. Standing at 4th position the film was produced by Hirro Yash and was 1st film of Hiritik in 2012 to reach 1 billion milestones.
Housefull2: it was a comedy film made under the direction of Sajid khan. Star cast include Akshay, Jhon, Jacqualine and Asin.
Barfi: pairing Priyanka and Ranbir the film stood 6th in the competition. It was the 2nd film of Priyanka in 2012 to get 1billion.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan: last film under Yash Chopra direction was 7th among top 10 movies in 2012. It was a romance story featuring Shahrukh Khan, Anushka and Katrina.
Bol Bachchan: presenting son and father after a long time the film was 8th in a row. It was Abhishek’s first film to reach 1 billion milestones.