Box Office Collection of 10 Historic Bollywood Movies in Today’s Currency Will Raise Your Eyebrows –

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Bollywood, is one of the largest film production centers in the world. Formerly, the success of a movie was determined by box office longevity than revenue. However, due to increasing competition longevity of films decreased drastically and revenue became the focus of success.

Here’s a list of 10 classic movies that were a huge success at their times and conclude the box office collections of them in today’s currency.

1- Sholay

Sholay is that one movie no one can ever be tired of! The film that remained the best entertainer for generations did a business of ₹30 crores worldwide and ₹15 crores in India at that time. Well, if you adjust the amount with inflation, the amount will be approximately ₹1669 crores.

2- Mughal-E-Azam

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Mughal-E-Azam was the movie that shaped the Bollywood cinema. The movie did a fair business of ₹15 crores in 1960. It means that would be a whopping amount of ₹1358 crores.

3- Mother India

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The movie was a huge hit and became a cult classic. Mother India revolved around a woman who brings up two sons on her own. In 1957, the movie collected ₹8 crores from the box office which is now considered ₹1327 crores after adjusting inflation.

4- Bobby

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Bobby starring Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia released in 1973 and earned ₹5.5 crores which is about ₹1344 crores now.

5- Amar Akbar Anthony

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Amar Akbar Anthony featured Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role. Back in 1977, the movie earned ₹7.2 crores which is approx. ₹732 crores after adjusting inflation.

6- Awara

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Awara starring Nargis and Raj Kapoor was a commercial entertainer film. The film earned ₹1.25 crores from the box office back in 1953. The amount now after adjusting inflation is ₹963 crores.

7- Muqaddar Ka Sikandar

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This multi-starrer movie revolved around an orphan making it big in life. The movie did a fair business of ₹8.5 crores which is approx ₹937 crores today.

8- Shree 420

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Raj Kapoor and Nargis starrer, this movie is definitely one of the most iconic movies ever made in Bollywood. The movie did a good business of ₹2 crores in 1955 which is about ₹850 crores after adjusting inflation.

9- Coolie

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This Amitabh Bachchan- Rishi Kapoor starrer was a huge hit in 1983 as it has done the box office business of ₹9.5 crores, that would be ₹801 crores.

10- Kismet

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Ashok Kumar and Mumtaz starrer Kismet was about a pickpocketer and his revenge. The movie released in 1943 and collected ₹1 crore which is about ₹1154 crores today after inflation adjustment.

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