India is the largest producer of movies in the entire world. Tollywood, Bollywood, Kollywood, Mollywood, Sandalwood, other regional cinema industries together produce more movies than any nations in the world.
Indian film industry is world’s most profitable movie-making nation, with a net gross production of 800 to 1,000 movies every year that is almost the double of the net creation produced by Hollywood.
It is no secret that the South Indian film industry has been producing more and more quality movies compared to Bollywood. As of now, Tollywood industry has been on the top in terms of producing more hits over the years.
Some of the top South films were also dubbed in Hindi and thus it became a blockbuster hit even in North India. Now, in this article, we will know take a glimpse at the five highest grossing Hindi dubbed South films.
Saaho is an Indian action thriller movie that was written and directed by Sujeeth, and produced by UV Creations. Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor played the lead roles in the movie which hit screens in 2019.
Although the movie flopped at the box office apart from the Hindi version which became commercially successful as it collected INR 145.67 crore.
2.0 is an Indian Tamil-language science fiction action movie directed by Kollywood’s highly-rated director S. Shankar who co-wrote the movie with B. Jeyamohan and Madhan Karky.
The movie was released in the year 2018. It stars Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles. The movie minted INR 190.55 crore.
SS Rajamouli’s directorial RRR became the major talking point across the world .The audience from overseas too enjoyed watching his films and have often given positive reviews. The movie stars Junior NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt in the lead roles.
For the record, the movie also won the Best Foreign Language Film and the Best Song award at the 28th Critics’ Choice Awards. RRR song “Naatu Naatu” became the first song from an Indian film to win the Oscar. The Hindi-dubbed South movie collected INR 276.82 crore.
2. K.G.F: Chapter 2
K.G.F: Chapter 2 is the fourth highest-grossing Indian movie worldwide, and the second highest-grossing film in India, and the second highest-grossing Indian movie of 2022 after RRR.
The movie stars Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, Srinidhi Shetty, Prakash Raj, Archana Jois, Achyuth Kumar, Rao Ramesh, Vasishta N. Simha, T. S. Nagabharana and Malavika Avinash in the lead roles. The Hindi-dubbed South film minted INR 434.70 crore.
1. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
Baahubali 1 and 2 are the two installments that drew plaudits from every nook and corner of the Bollywood film fraternity. The first part minted 118.7 crore and became a blockbuster hit in Hindi.
The sequel was the highly-anticipated one and it also became a blockbuster hit. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion is the highest-grossing Hindi-dubbed South movie. SS Rajamouli’s directorial, minted INR 510.99 crore.