A brief report on Bollywood (Hindi) film's business in year 2018!

January 9, 2019

A brief report on Bollywood (Hindi) film's business in year 2018!

In year 2018, Bollywood box office saw around 218 releases. Out of which around 24 releases are from Hollywood itself. Plus, there are few regional films which dubbed in Hindi.

Here are some interesting facts about the box office 2018 as a whole :- 

1. A cumulative business in excess of INR 4360 crore nett happened in the calendar year 2018 (Hollywood and Hindi dubbed films are included). If only Indian (Hindi or dubbed in Hindi) films are taken into account, then cumulative business is approx Rs 3550 crore nett.

2. Only 96 film managed to go past 1 crore nett business in India. In that Hollywood and regional films dubbed in Hindi are included. Just imagine what happened to the rest 120+ Hindi films which even fail to collect 1 crore nett in India.

3. Only 55 films have managed to cross 10 crore nett mark in India. Again 12 Hollywood films are included in the list. That means only 43 Hindi (or Hindi dubbed) films have managed to score above 10 crore nett mark. These 55 films cumulative business alone is approx 4150+ crore nett. Which is again 96% of the total business done in the year. 

4. Only 29 films managed to cross 50 crore nett mark in India. Again 6 Hollywood films are included in the list.

5. 14 films have managed to cross 100 crore nett mark in India. 1 Hollywood film and 1 Hindi dubbed film is included in the list.

6. 8 films have managed to cross 150 crore nett mark in India. 1 Hollywood and 1 Hindi dubbed film is included in the list.

7. 4 films have managed to cross 200 crore nett mark in India. 1 Hollywood film is included in the list.

8. This year 2 films (Padmaavat and Sanju) managed to cross 300 crore nett mark in India. This is the second time when 2 films crossed 300 crore mark in a single year. First was in year 2016 when Sultan and Dangal crossed this elusive mark.

Total business in year 2018 (Hindi + Hindi dubbed + Hollywood) - Rs 4360 crore nett approx.

Total business in year 2018 (Hindi or Hindi dubbed only) -. Rs 3550 crore nett approx.

Total Hit films - 30, out of which 7 are from Hollywood and 2 are Hindi dubbed.

It means only 23 Indian films which are in Hindi or dubbed in Hindi managed to attain HIT status (Blockbuster/ Super Hit/ Hit/ Semi Hit/ Above Average) in year 2018.

More than 170 Hindi films have flopped at box office in year 2018. Out of which more than 120 films have even failed to touch 1 crore nett in India. 

Success Ratio for 2018 is 12% approx. Around 23 films have managed to attain HIT (Blockbuster/ Super Hit/ Hit/ Semi Hit/ Above Average) status out of whopping 194 films. This is in fact one of the best in recent years.

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8 comments:

  1. Sultan or dangal ne toh 5 rs ka collection kiya tha chutia

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    1. Dear Mr. Unknown... Cool down. It is updated now. Apologies!!

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  2. Addatoday, your point number 8 is wrong. U said 2 film crossed 300 crore in same year which is first time .but it already happened in 2016 when Sultan and Dangal both crossed 300 crore.

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  3. Dear Ankur, great piece of article. Much appreciated. Can we have another article comparing these data with year 2017 (if possible). Thanks!

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