Bollywood’s Top 5 most profitable movies of 2016

2016 has completed its half way journey and for Bollywood, this first half of the year has gone fantastic. In this post, I will write about Bollywood’s 5 most profitable movies of 2016.

Bollywood's 5 most profitable movies of 2016
Bollywood’s 5 most profitable movies of 2016

The year started off with Akshay Kumar starrer Airlift, which was based on a real-life event of the biggest ever evacuation of the Indians from war prone Kuwait. Made with the budget of around Rs 40 crores ($6.01 million), Airlift had finished its lifetime run at the box office with Rs 127.80 crores ($19.21 million) and became one of the most profitable movies of 2016.

Airlift was also first 100 crore grosser of 2016 and enjoyed the title of the highest-grossing Bollywood movie of the year for 6 months before Salman Khan’s Sultan surpassed its lifetime collections in July.

In February, Sonam Kapoor had come up with an intense film Neerja, which was also a real life film based on flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, who lost her life in a plane hijack by the terrorists. Neerja received a wonderful response from the audience and moved to the top spot in the most profitable Bollywood movies of 2016.

The next movie is Karan Johar’s family drama Kapoor and Sons that featured Siddharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, and Fawad Khan. With  the cost of production, the film was made with Rs 37 crores ($5.56 million) and with the superb response from the people, it brought in its numbers to Rs 75.05 crores ($11.28 million), means profit is more than double its making cost.

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Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan starrer Ki and Ka also done moderate business at the box office.

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On 6th of July, Salman Khan starrer the most awaited film of the year Sultan had hit the silver screens and as expected, it stormed the box office with mind boggling footfalls. The whole country gripped with Salmania and the result is that Sultan has grossed more than Rs 200 crore in just 12 days of its release.

Below, we are providing you the list of Top 5 most profitable Bollywood movies of 2016.

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Salman Khan finds new way to tackle his raped women controversy!

Salman Khan is facing criticism for her raped Woman statement. Several political parties, National Commission for Women and numbers of Bollywood fans across the country are criticizing him for his comment.

Salman Khan in Madrid, Spain during a chit chat at IIFA 2016
Salman Khan in Madrid, Spain during a chit chat at IIFA 2016

Salman Khan recently said during IIFA opening press conference in Madrid, Spain that I know it has been a long evening, so I will make it short, quick. It means actor decided to less talks and not intention to apology.

Salman said it is better if he talks less. As you know, during an interview Salman Khan was compared himself with a raped woman, a interviewer questioned about his condition after Sultan Shoot, actor did hard work for his action drama film Sultan, so he must tired badly but he sated it one line that he felt as raped woman which is really awkward a bit.

He is playing role of a wrestler in film Sultan (2016) directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Aditya Chopra under his home production company Yash Raj Films. Film’s trailer has been released, shows film’s potential, Salman Khan as Sultan Ali Khan is Haryana based wrestler appearing too real in his role and film’s music is also getting amazing responses.

The superstar is always in spotlight for his controversies but also popular for his charity and philanthropy. In 2015 he twitted and took a favor of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon but deleted later.

His father Salim Khan apologized in both case, recently he said undoubtedly what Salman said is wrong, the example and the context. The intention was not wrong nevertheless apologize on behalf of his family his fans & his friends.

Before this controversy, many Indian sportspersons like cricketer Gautam Gambhir, Milkha Singh objected him as goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent for the Rio Olympics. He is busy in Sultan’s promotion and going to perform in 17th edition of IIFA.

Video: Watch this thrilling short film Kriti ft. Manoj Bajpayee, Radhika Apte and Neha Sharma

A short film Kriti (2016) by Shirish Kunder is starred by two talented actors Manoj Bajpayee, Radhika Apte and Neha Sharma is playing an important role there.

Manoj Bajpayee in a still from Kriti
Manoj Bajpayee in a still from Kriti

According to critics and audiences reviews during 18 minutes of time period of film, Shirish Kunder succeeds to impress and made an interesting short film debut direction.

The film has been released on 22nd June 2016, directed by Shirish Kunder and produced by Veteran actor Manoj Bajpayee is very well known for his acting skills is playing lead role along with another finest actor Radhika Apte.

Radhika Apte
Radhika Apte

It’s a first short film by Shirish Kunder while he is active since 2000 in Bollywood, worked as editor, writer, producer and director.

Kriti is psychological thriller genre short film Radhika Apte is loved by audiences in such kinds of films Ahalya and Phobia were noticed by audiences and critics. More than 4 lack users have watched this film on YouTube.

Neha Sharma
Neha Sharma

Film’s story is based on a psychological disorder man named Sapan, the role is playing by Manoj Bajpayee.

Shirish Kunder is getting very well responses for his short film debut while he was debuted in Bollywood through Jaan-E-Mann (2006) then he directed Joker (2012) but he has worked as an editor in several films Champion (2000), Main Hoon Na (2004) and Om Shanti Om (2007) are popular of them.

There are four characters in film Kriti including Manoj Bajpayee, Radhika Apte, Neha Sharma and Manu Rishi. Manoj Bajpayee is playing role of a psychological patient, Radhika Apte is playing role of his childhood friend Kalpana, Neha Sharma as his Mysterious girlfriend and Manu Rishi as cop in Psychological Thrilling film Kriti.

Manoj Bajpayee’s next is biographical film Budhia Singh – Born to Run (2016) is going to release on 5th of August. Kriti female lead Radhika Apte is playing main female role opposite superstar Rajinikanth in upcoming big action drama Kabaali will release on 15th of July.

Sona Mohapatra trolls on Twitter by Salman Khan fans

Salman Khan is facing criticism after his statement that he felt as a raped woman after Sultan shoot, so a playback singer and wife of popular music director Ram Sampath, Sona Mohapatra was also twitted and said Women thrashed, people run over, wild life massacred & yet hero of the nation. India full of such supporters but Superstar’s fans trolled the singer.

Sona Mohapatra takes a dig on Salman Khan on his recent comments on rapist women
Sona Mohapatra takes a dig on Salman Khan on his recent comments on rapist women

After the reactions of many Salman’s die heart fans, Ambarsariya song from Fukrey (2013) famed singer Sona Mohapatra doesn’t stop here, she replied in the same attitude and said Dear Bhai Chamcha’s, You continue to prove my point with every perverted, sick, cheap message you write to me.

Sona Mohapatra posted with fans reaction against her first tweet and one of them said the singer is twitting for just publicity and some other used abusive language. During an interview on Tuesday, Sultan’s actor compared himself with a raped woman when he gets tired after the shoot.

Salman Khan’s father and screenwriter Salim Khan apologizes over this matter, he first twitted Undoubtedly what Salman said is wrong, the example and the context. The intention was not wrong. Saleem apologized and said nevertheless apologize on behalf of his family his fans & his friends. Forgiveness is to pardon the unpardonable or it is no virtue at all.

Sultan is coming soon in cinemas at the occasion of Eid 2016, film’s music and trailer already getting very well responses and movie is considering as one of big films of this year.

Ali Abbas Zafar directed Sultan is produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films and duo of Vishal-Shekhar composed music of this film.

Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma are in lead roles while SuZi Khan, Randeep Hooda, Amit Sadh and Tron Woodley are playing important roles in film Sultan (2016).

Photos: Catch out this unbelievable bikini avatar of Nimrat Kaur

Airlift actress Nimrat Kaur amazed with her sizzling images on Instagram, shared her road trip pictures and bikini images. The actress is spending holidays in Vancouver, Canada after taking a break from American Television series shoot.

Nimrat Kaur looks sizzling in bikini avatar
Nimrat Kaur looks sizzling in bikini avatar

she described I have been hiking in and around Vancouver. It’s such a beautiful place! I love the country and it’s been a really fun trip so far. Every day, I’d just get out and try to explore a new place and meet new people. Here in Vancouver, I also took a six-day road trip from Vancouver to California and it was a 3000 kilometre trip via Oregon.

Nimrat Kaur is currently holidaying in Vancouver, Canada
Nimrat Kaur is currently holidaying in Vancouver, Canada

Nimrat said she is enjoying these places in pictures and feeling as second home there in Vancouver, Canada, you can feel her craziness after seeing these pictures. She has completed a decade or more than fourteen years in Bollywood, worked in few films and some video songs but noticing for her class.

She was first featured in a video song Tera Mera Pyar in 2002 and the song received very well responses that time. Nimrat acted in Yahaan (2005), One Night with the King (2006), short film Encounter (2010), Peddlers (2012), The Lunchbox (2013), Homeland (2014), Airlift (2016), so we can say she did selected work but well noticed.

Nimrat Kaur was last seen in superhit film Airlift opposite to Akshay Kumar
Nimrat Kaur was last seen in superhit film Airlift opposite to Akshay Kumar

The actress was critically acclaimed for her performance in The Lunchbox and she succeed to make an impression while two finest actors Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui are in the film and Nimrat was nominated by IIFA Award and Screen Award for best actress.

She won the hearts of critics and the film makers through The Lunchbox (2013), was selected to play lead female role alongside superstar Akshay Kumar in real incident based Airlift (2016) and film is one of most successful movies of this year. So the actress is well known for less but impressive work, is currently enjoying holidays in Canada.

Maxim cover: Catch out Priyanka Chopra’s boldest avatar

Indian version of magazine Maxim listed actress Priyanka Chopra as hottest woman in the world. The actress is always in spotlight for her achievements.

Priyanka Chopra looks smoking hot on Maxim cover
Priyanka Chopra looks smoking hot on Maxim cover

Recently an American magazine Time honored her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. June 2016 edition of magazine Maxim India cover is graced by top most actress of Bollywood, this is third consecutive time actress listed in Maxim Hot 100.

Priyanka Chopra has gained fame internationally, has lead American television seriesQuantico and debuting in world’s biggest Film Industry Hollywood through Baywatch (2017), working along with Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario like world famed stars.

The actress has played a lead role of a cop in Quantico that was milestone by Indian actress has played a major role at international level. She amazed to audiences with released single track In my City in 2012 and started her international journey through  Exotic featured by American popular rapper Pitbull and Priyanka Chopra herself.

The actress was posted on her twitter account on Thursday that  Thank u @MaximIndia …Here’s my new cover!! #MaximHot100 #PCTopsMaximHot100. At the cover of magazine Maxim India, Priyanka Chopra is looking so beautiful wearing black color swimming costume and her sizzling pose makes it different and tempting.

2016 is most successful year of her career, was honored by India’s fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri by the Government of India this year and American weekly news magazine Time named her as one of the 100 most influential people in world.

Priyanka Chopra is busy with Quantico and Baywatch schedule, there is nothing announced yet about her next Bollywood film, Jai Gangaajal (2016) was her last released, before she has played a supporting role in previous year’s successful film Bajirao Mastani received several wards and nominations, starred by Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone.

Bigg Boss famed Pooja Mishra gang raped in Jaipur!

Ex-contestant of reality show Big Boss and model Pooja Mishra accused of rape on three videographers in Jaipur, where she was promoting her show Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai.

Pooja Mishra
Pooja Mishra

According to the sources, she hired three videographers from Jaipur for her three days shoot with eight thousand of a day and after wrapped up the shooting, they were partying during videographers mixed something in her drink and raped her one by one.

She was participated in Big Boss (2011) or fifth season of the show and noticed for her bold avatar.  Before this reality show, she was featured in item song of film Mera Dil Leke Dekho (2006) starred by Jackie Shroff, Archana Puran Singh and Koel Puri while she was first time appeared in item song  Saajan Saajan from Dil Ka Rishta (2003).

Pooja Mishra
Pooja Mishra

She never succeed to get fame at screen while did shows like Big Switch (2010), Big Boss (season 5- 2011) and Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki (2013). She featured in few item songs from films Dil Ka Rishta, Mera Dil Leke Dekho, Baaja Baja Doonga and Love the way I am and model failed to get famed as a popular item girl.

The model has recently completed her next show Abhi To Party Shuru Hui Haii shoot and complained against three videographers named Harish, Mosim and Suhaan from Jaipur. According to Pooja Mishra, she was invited her videographers for dinner at hotel Grand Uniara, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Near Trimurti Circle, Jaipur.

Some sources reveal that the model makes such news for publicity. She was recently misbehaved with a hotel staff where she drunk at night and broke some decorated things, guard asked for payment but model slapped and abused him, that video get viral while misbehaving.

She has complained against many people before in other cases, recently she accused of sexual harassment on some people in Udaipur.


Chitrangada Singh leaves out the film due to extra sex scenes

Chitrangada Singh left the movie due to hurt by the director Kushan Nandy. The actress shot an intimate scene with Nawazuddin Siddiqui on the set of Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, but the director was not satisfy with Chitrangada’s effort and he spoke loudly to Chitrangada Singh and actress objected that he should not talk like that in front of all crew members.

Chitrangada Singh
Chitrangada Singh

Film’s lead actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was tried to convince her, but finally she has decided to leave the project. Kushan Nandy was directing his third film of his career, but film stopped due to some issues between actress and him.

He was directed 88 Antop Hill (2003) and Hum Dum (2005), after ten years he was coming with today’s finest actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and action thriller film Babumoshai Bandookbaaz.

According to sources, Chitrangada Singh was not comfort with Nawazuddin Siddiqui for which director Nandy said to do that showing real as possible but she left the set while weeping.

After her disagreement with director Nandy and film Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, Nawaz was tried to convince his actress. Kushan Nandy’s film Babumoshai Bandookbaaz is producing by Ashmith Kunder and Kiran Shyam Shroff.

Though, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is not a small name in Bollywood, is considered as skilled actor, made an impression through films like Kahaani (2012), Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 (2012), Talaash (2012), The Lunchbox (2013), Kick (2014), Badlapur (2015) and Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015).

He has played several supporting and negative roles and critically acclaimed for his performances in all these films. Teen (2016) along with Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is latest release of him, getting positive responses.

39 years old divorcee actress Chitrangada Singh is still fit and beautiful, very well known for her debuting film Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003). She was appeared in few Bollywood films Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow (2005), Sorry Bhai! (2008), Yeh Saali Zindagi (2008), Desi Boyz (2011), Joker (2012), Inkaar (2013) and I, Me Aur Main (2013).

Bombay High Court gives clean chit to Udta Punjab, will release on scheduled date

There are just few days left of releasing date and Shahid Kapoor starrer controversial film Udta Punjab is now clear to release with only 1 cut. Udta Punjab is story of Punjab based Rockstar Tommy Singh, who is addict towards drug and his character is so abusive for which film was facing objection in the country but Bombay High court has declared their statement that there is nothing  integrity of country in the film and it will release as per earlier schedule with only one cut.


Before a week, Censor Board ordered to cut more than 90 cuts but Film makers of Udta Punjab objected and many others Bollywood personalities supported them and now movie is going to release on 17th June as its official release. Nine Censor Board members had watched this movie and allow the film with just 13 cuts. The chairman of Central Board of Film Certification, Pahlaj Nihalani described on 12th June 2016.

Ishqiya famed director Abhishek Chaubey directed Udta Punjab is facing controversy due to its expletive content. The Superstar Shahid Kapoor is playing lead role in film, young finest actress Alia Bhatt will play lead female charter opposite Shahid while Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh are playing important roles with them.

Film’s music has been released with seven songs including Chitta Ve, Da Da Dasse, Ikk Kudi, Ud-Daa Punjab, Hass Nach Le, Vadiya and Ikk Kudi – Reprised Version. The music of the film is composed by Amit Trivedi, title song Ud-Daa Punjab is sung by Vishal Dadlani and Amit Trivedi.

Movie is going to release on this Friday with just 1 cut and ‘A’ certificate. Lead stars Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are noticing for their performances as they showing their potential in trailer and looks of film. They are second time working together after their previous release Shaandaar (2015), failed to get success at box office but there are lot of expectations from next.

Video: Watch Priyanka Chopra in this International music video with Hollywood superstars

An actress, who is very well known for her versatility in cinema, Priyanka Chopra is going to share screen with international celebrities like historical footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, American singer and actress Jennifer Lynn Lopez. They are lip sync in a music video sung by heartthrob singer Enrique Iglesias. The song’s title is Don’t you need somebody sung by Enrique Iglesias, along with R City, Serayah and Shaggy.

Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra has gained immense fame through her international journey like she is debuting in Hollywood through Baywatch (2017) in which she will play a negative role and working with Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario like popular celebrities. The actress is considered as a good singer too, before featured with very famous American rapper Pitbull.

She has gained popularity as a singer through two English songs In My City and Exotic, amazed her fans with this hidden talent. Today’s one of most successful actresses and highest paid actresses, Priyanka Chopra was received India’s fourth highest civilian award by Government of India for her peerless work in Indian Cinema.

In 2000, Priyanka Chopra won Miss World pageant when she was just 18 years old and after just one year she was started her career in Bollywood and since her debut year, has received numerous awards including Filmfare, National and Padma Shri by Indian Government in 2016.

An American magazine Time has listed her name in 100 most influential people in the world this year, which is really a milestone by an Indian actress. Now this internationally famed celebrity is featured with stars like Jenifer Lopez, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ryan Seacrest, Akon, Mila Jovovich and some other international personalities. The song has been released and getting amazing responses on YouTube. Priyanka Chopra is looking amazing wore jumpsuit in released video. Many celebrities together, no one can easily miss this video.