The year 2017, has proved profitable for the films with a great storyline despite the low budget. Neither Salman‘s high budget movie ‘Tubelight‘ nor Shahrukh‘s movie ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal‘ did any wonders at the box-office. Rather it was Akshay Kumar who won the hearts of the audience with his movies like ‘Jolly LLB 2‘ and ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha‘. However, the year has been proved well for the actors like Bhumi Pednekar and Ayushmann Khurrana as both of their movies rocked at the box-office. So, here is the list of top 10 highest grossing Bollywood movies of 2017.
1. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is an Indian Hindi-language film directed by Shree Narayan Singh. The film stars Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles with Anupam Kher, Sudhir Pandey and Divyendu Sharma in supporting roles. The film was a blockbuster and financially successful in India.
Plot: A woman leaves her husband on the first day of their marriage after discovering that he doesn’t have a toilet. He desperately sets out on a mission to win back his love by standing up to the age-old traditions and values of India.
2. Jolly LL.B 2
The State vs Jolly LL.B 2 is an Indian black comedy film directed by Subhash Kapoor. The film stars Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla and Annu Kapoor in lead roles. The film was a super hit and successful at the box-office.
Plot: A lawyer hoodwinks a woman to start his own law firm. However, he feels guilty after he finds out that she committed suicide and her husband was a victim of injustice and tries to make things right.
3. Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Badrinath Ki Dulhania is an Indian romantic comedy film directed by Shashank Khaitan. Starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in the lead. The film was a superhit and one of the highest grossing Bollywood movies.
Plot: Badri, a wealthy man’s son, meets Vaidehi at a wedding and sparks fly between them. However, while he wants nothing more than to marry her, she yearns to pursue her dream of becoming an air hostess.
4. Hindi Medium
Hindi Medium is an Indian comedy-drama film directed by Saket Chaudhary. The film features Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar in the lead roles. The film received positive reviews from the audience and was a hit.
Plot: Raj and Mita Batra yearn to get Pia, their daughter, educated from a posh school. When they learn that their background is holding her back, they are willing to go to any lengths to change her fate.
Plot: Threat looms over bootlegger Raees Alam and his business after ACP Majmudar decides to get better of him. In order to survive and keep his trade thriving, Raees must overcome him.
Plot: The blissful married lives of Supriya and Rohan, a visually impaired couple, come to a halt when the former is raped by men with political links. When she commits suicide, Rohan vows to take revenge.
7. Half Girlfriend
Half Girlfriend is an Indian romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name written by Chetan Bhagat. The film is directed by Mohit Suri and features Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles. The film performed well at the box-office.
Plot: Madhav Jha, a student from Bihar, takes admission in a Delhi college and falls in love with Riya Somani. He coaxes her to be his girlfriend, but she isn’t interested in anything more than friendship.
8. Bareilly Ki Barfi
Bareilly Ki Barfi is an Indian romantic comedy film, directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari. The film stars Rajkumar Rao, Ayushmann Khurrana, and Kriti Sanon. The film turned out to be a success at the box office.
Plot: Set in the small-town of Bareilly, Bitti is a free-spirited young girl who lives life on her own terms and refuses to be pressured into getting married. Her life takes a shift when she meets Chirag Dubey and Pritam Vidrohi.
9. Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
Shubh Mangal Saavdhan is an Indian Hindi comedy-drama film directed by R.S. Prasanna. It stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar. The film is a commercial success at the box office.
Plot: A couple fall in love but then the groom discovers that he suffers from erectile dysfunction.
Phillauri is an Indian Hindi fantasy comedy film directed by Anshai Lal. The film stars Anushka Sharma, Diljit Dosanjh, Suraj Sharma & Mehreen Pirzada in the lead roles. The film was liked by the audience and was a hit.
Plot: A young man, who is born under an unlucky star, marries a tree first to ward off bad luck before marrying his fiancee. He is astounded when a spirit starts following him soon after.