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Top 5 highest grossing Hollywood movies in India

By Inakavi Kasho Updated: Jan 11, 2023 3:38 pm

Dimapur, Jan. 11 (EMN): In recent years, the Indian film industry has ranked first in terms of annual film output and market size, attracting Hollywood and international film releases in the country.

The ever growing Indian population is insatiable in terms of movie watching despite the presence of Bollywood and major regional film industries such as Tollywood, Kollywood, Mollywood, Sandalwood and other regional films in vernacular languages such as Assamese, Manipuri, Gujarati etc.

Due to its sheer market size, Hollywood and other international films have found success, box office hits and monetary gains in the country.

Here are the top 5 highest grossing Hollywood movies in India as of January 2023.

Avatar: The way of water
  1. Avatar: The way of water – INR 453 crore

Released on December 16, 2022 in India, Avatar: The Way of Water, has emerged as the highest-grossing Hollywood film in India. The film has earned over INR 454 crore as of January 11, 2023, crossing Marvel’s Avengers Endgame Box office of INR 438 crore.

A sequel of Avatar and released a decade later, the film traces the life of the Sully family comprising Jake, Neytiri and their kids. Steven Lang’s Quaritch and his tribe attack them and how Sully retorts forms the story.

The sequel is more centered on interpersonal relationships and is about protecting families. The James Cameron’s directorial stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, and Kate Winslet.

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Avengers: End Game

2. Avengers: End Game – INR 440 crore

Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, The Avengers. Released in India on April 29, 2019, the film was widely anticipated by the audience not only in India but globally.

‘Endgame’, which marked the end of the Infinity saga in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, earned a gross collection of INR 440 crore.

Synopsis of the movie: Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers — Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner — must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos — the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe

3. Avengers: Infinity War – INR 296.50 crore

Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, The Avengers. The film has grossed INR 296.50 crore in India and was released in India on April 27, 2018.

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Avengers: Infinity War

A summary of the film can be read as, “As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment – the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain”.

4. Spiderman: No way home – INR 261.90 crore

Released in India on September 2, 2022, Spider-Man: No Way Home is a 2021 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios. It is the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), and the 27th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

The lifetime collection of the film is INR 261.90 crore.

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The film centers around Peter Parker, whose identity as the Spider-Man is now revealed no longer able to separate his normal life as Peter Parker from the high stakes of being a superhero. When Peter asks for help from Doctor Strange, the stakes become even more dangerous, forcing him to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.

5. The Jungle Book – INR 259.30 crore

The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 book of the same title, it is the 19th Disney animated feature film.

The plot follows Mowgli, a feral child raised in the Indian jungle by wolves, as his friends Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear try to convince him to leave the jungle before the evil tiger Shere Khan arrives.

The film has grossed over INR 259.30 crore and was released in India on April 8, 2016.

By Inakavi Kasho Updated: Jan 11, 2023 3:38:13 pm
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