With “Animal” tearing apart the box office collections and records, it’s time to have a look at the top Bollywood releases of the year 2023. Unfortunately, we are not taking Shah Rukh Khan’s third movie of 2023, Dunki and Prabhas’ Salaar, as they’re yet to be released. Animal might roar like its name, but having a collab like Shah Rukh Khan and Rajkumar Hirani gonna surely break all the box office records. Just wait and watch!
The year 2023 will be remembered for the resurgence of Shah Rukh Khan, and it began with the release of Siddharth Anand-helmed Pathaan. The film was part of Yashraj’s spy universe and starred the Badshah of Bollywood alongside Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. Pathaan collected ₹1,050* crore globally and became the second highest-grossing Indian film of 2023.
Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga
Released on Netflix, Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga starred Sunny Kaushal, Yami Gautam and Sharad Kelkar in the lead and was one of the cleverest films of the year. However, at the same time, it seemed like a film with flaws, of course, only when you think logically. The film keeps you on the edge of your seat from start to end with an impeccable performance from the star cast and a twisted storyline.
The Kerala Story
Witness the cinematic odyssey through the lush landscapes of Kerala, where love and destiny intertwine in a gripping narrative. With its soul-stirring performances, the Kerala Story has cast a spell on audiences nationwide, amassing a staggering ₹280+ crores at the box office. The movie stars Adah Sharma in the lead and was produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah.
Sirf Ek Banda Kafi Hai
Sirf ek banda kafi hai is a riveting tale of justice and redemption that echoed through theatres worldwide and delivered a powerful punch. Anchored by a stellar performance from the versatile Manoj Bajpayee, the courtroom drama explores the fight for justice against all odds. With its intense plot twists and poignant message, the film resonated deeply with audiences, leaving an indelible mark on the cinematic landscape.
Zara Hatke Zara Bachke
Director Laxman Utekar unfolds a riveting tale of suspense and romance through”Zara Hatke Zara Bachke”. With heart-pounding sequences that defy convention, this cinematic masterpiece has captivated audiences, earning breathtaking ₹116+ crores at the box office. Starring Vicky Kaushal and Sara Ali Khan in the lead, the movie is a rollercoaster of emotions that transcends the boundaries of traditional storytelling.
The first instalment of the OMG was fabulous, and following the same footsteps, “OMG 2” takes audiences on an awe-inspiring journey beyond the realms of the ordinary. The sequel to the cult classic starring Pankaj Tripathi and Akshay Kumar in the lead has shattered box office records by entering a celestial 200 crores club.
The saga continues in “Gadar 2,” an epic tale of love, sacrifice, and undying patriotism. Audiences are swept into a whirlpool of emotions as the box office collection of Gadar 2, starring Sunny Deol in the lead, amasses over 500+ crores. With power-packed performances and a storyline that resonates with the pulse of the nation, “Gadar 2” stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of cinematic brilliance.
Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani
Bollywood’s cinematic maestro returned with a flourish as “Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani” and waltzed its way into the hearts of audiences. The enchanting musical drama, headlined by the beloved on-screen couple, weaves a tapestry of love, laughter, and unforgettable melodies. The film’s grandeur and soul-stirring soundtrack proved irresistible, making it a blockbuster hit and reaffirming the enduring magic of classic romantic tales.
Directed by Atlee, “Jawan” is a patriotic saga that strikes gold for Shah Rukh Khan for the second time in 2023. The movie is a cinematic salute to valour and stormed the box office with its adrenaline-pumping sequences and emotional depth to become the highest grosser of the year. The heart-pounding action thriller stars SRK in a double role along with Nayanthara, and Deepika Padukone.
“12th Fail” emerged as the unexpected dark horse of the year, tickling funny bones and ringing the cash registers with a bang. The thought-provoking movie, featuring a talented ensemble cast, navigates the tumultuous world of failed high school students attempting to turn their academic fate around. The cinematic gem is directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and stars Vikrant Massey in the lead.
When Sandeep Reddy Vanga said, “I’ll show you what violence is”, he was serious about what he said. The action-packed movie stars Ranbir Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, Rashmika Mandana, and Tripti Dimri in the lead and takes us on a vengeance ride where a business tycoon’s son undergoes a remarkable transformation to finish off the guy who attempted to assassinate his father.
Based on the life of India’s first field marshall, Sam Manekshaw, “Sam Bahadur” stars Vicky Kaushal in the lead alongside Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh. The film is directed by Meghna Gulzar, and questions the relationship between the Indian Army and politicians. The battle scenes in Sam Bahadur are sharp and believable and don’t look cosmetically cooked up.