Top 10 Box-office Hits of 2016

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The year 2016 saw a sporty spirit when many of the top grossing movies were a sincere dedication to sports. So here is the list of the top 10 box-office hits of 2016.


Dangal, Box-office hits of 2016Dangal: Dangal is a biographical sports drama based on the true life events of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat. The story comes up as an inspiring journey of Mahavir in training his daughters for Commonwealth games.

Cast: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim, Suhani Bhatnagar
Music by: Pritam Chakraborty
Produced by: Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Siddharth Roy Kapur
Writer: Nitesh Tiwari
Directed by: Nitesh Tiwari

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book, Box-office hits of 2016The Jungle Book: Based on Rudyard Kipling’s books, The Jungle Book is an epic action-adventure story of a man-cub, which after an accidental separation from his parents, is adopted by a pack of wolves.

Cast: Neel Sethi, Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Christopher Walken, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, and Giancarlo Esposito.
Music by: John Debney
Produced by: Brigham Taylor
Writer: Rudyard Kipling
Directed by: Jon Favreau


Sultan, Box-office hits of 2016Sultan: Sultan is an inspirational take on a local wrestling champion Sultan Ali Khan who reverts to the world of wrestling with a dream to represent India at the Olympics.

Cast: Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda, Amit Sadh, Kumud Mishra, Parikshat Sahni, Meiyang Chang
Music by: Vishal-Shekhar
Produced by: Aditya Chopra
Writer: Ali Abbas Zafar
Directed by: Ali Abbas Zafar


Airlift, Box-office hits of 2016Airlift: Airlift is a phenomenal presentation of the true historic event when Iraq invaded Kuwait in August 1990’ and then one Indian businessman takes a stand to help evacuate 1,70,000 Indians from Kuwait and brings them back to India safely.

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Purab Kohli, Kumud Mishra, Kaizaad Kotwal, Pawan Chopra, Sameer Ali Khan, Inaamulhaq, Ferena Wazeir, Ninnad, Kamath.
Music by: Ankit Tiwari, Amaal Mallik
Produced by: Nikkhil Advani, Bhushan Kumar
Writer: Raja Menon, Ritesh Shah, Suresh Nair
Directed by: Raja Menon

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Box-office hits of 2016M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story: Based on the true story, the movie as mentioned is an untold story of one of the most admired cricketers and a captain of the Indian Cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani, Disha Patani, Anupam Kher, Bhumika Chawla, Rajesh Sharma, Herry Tangri, Kumud Mishra
Music by: Amaal Mallik, M. M. Kreem, Rochak Kohli
Produced by: Fox Star Studios, Friday Filmworks
Writer: Neeraj Pandey, Nandu Kamte
Directed by: Neeraj Pandey


Rustom, Box-office hits of 2016Rustom: Rustom is a story of a naval officer who reveals to himself that he was being betrayed as his wife has an affair.

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Ileana D’cruz, Esha Gupta, Pavan Malhotra, Kumud Mishra, Sachin Khedekar, Parmeet Sethi, Sharad Kelkar, Arjan Bajwa, Usha Nadkarni
Music by: Ankit Tiwari, Arko Mukherjee, Jeet Gannguli, Raghav Sachar,
Produced by: Friday Filmworks, Cape of Good Films
Writer: Tinu Suresh Desai, Vipul Rawal
Directed by: Tinu Suresh Desai

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Box-office hits of 2016Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: It is a story of two characters Alizeh and Ayan, who embarks on a soulful journey of Love.

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, Fawad Afzal Khan, Lisa Haydon
Music by: Pritam Chakraborty
Produced by: Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta
Writer: Karan Johar
Directed by: Karan Johar


Kabali, Box-office hits of 2016Kabali: Kabali is a story of a man who fights for the justice of his people.

Cast: Rajnikanth, Radhika Apte, Kalaiyarasan Harikrishnan, John Vijay, Dhansika, Attakathi Dinesh
Music by: Santhosh Narayanan
Produced by: Kalaipuli S. Thanu
Writer: Pa. Ranjith
Directed by: Pa. Ranjith

Dear Zindagi

Dear Zindagi, Box-office hits of 2016Dear Zindagi: Dear Zindagi is a sweetly portrayed story of a girl named Kaira who, in vain, struggles to find her true-self.

Cast: Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan, Angad Bedi, Kunal Kapoor, Ali Zafar, Yashaswini Dayama, Ira Dubey
Music by: Amit Trivedi
Produced by: Gauri Shinde, Gauri Khan, Karan Johar, Red Chillies Entertainment, Dharma Productions
Writer: Gauri Shinde
Directed by: Gauri Shinde

Kapoor & Sons

Kapoor & Sons, Box-office hits of 2016Kapoor & Sons: A story of two brothers who returns to their childhood home for a reason and get involved in the various dysfunctional tragedies of a family.

Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Fawad Afzal Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Rajat Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah
Music by: Amaal Mallik, Badshah, Arko Mukherjee, Nucleya, Benny Dayal, Fazil Puria, Tanishk Bagchi, Raghav Sachar,
Produced by: Dharma Productions, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta
Writer: Shakun Batra, Ayesha Devitre Dhillon
Directed by: Shakun Batra

That’s all! Hope your liked it. I would like to end my work by giving the credit to whose genuine efforts made this list possible. Feel free to comment.

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