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Ranveer Singh beats Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan to become the highest grossing actor of 2018

Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar, Ranbir Kapoor – check out the top 5 highest grossing actors of 2018!

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The year started with a bang for Ranveer Singh at the box office as he scored his first hit of 2018 with Padmaavat. And if that wasn’t enough, he ended the year on an even higher note with Simmba. The two films have seen him race past all the ruling Khans – Salman, Shah Rukh, and Aamir, to rule the box office in 2018. But the change in order doesn’t end there. In what’s probably a first of sorts, Ayushmann Khurrana has ridden his way on good content to make a spot in the top five. Films like Zero and Thugs of Hindostan that sank at the box office also robbed the stars of their spots on this list, which was unheard of in the past. Let’s check out who did make it to the top five in 2018!

# Ranveer Singh – Rs 500* crore

Padmaavat and Simmba ensured that Ranveer earns the first spot on the list of the highest grossing actors of 2018. His performances, plus the high entertainment quotient of the films worked wonders, and the actor is ruling both, the audiences’ hearts as well as the box-office coffers.

# Akshay Kumar – Rs 375 crore

The hit machine had Padman and 2.0 to claim as hits, while Gold disappointed at the box office. Nevertheless, the actor had a successful run and he’s at the second spot.

# Ranbir Kapoor – Rs 342 crore

Sanju catapulted Ranbir Kapoor into becoming a part of this list. Ranbir’s success can be credited to a much-looked forward to biopic, topped with one of his best performances. With just one film in 2018, he’s covered the distance to make it at number three.

# Shahid Kapoor – Rs 330 crore

The actor had a hit in Padmaavat and a dud in Batti Gul Meter Chaalu. But a lack of resistance from any of the other stars is also what helped the actor make it to the list at fourth spot.

# Ayushmann Khurrana – Rs 200 crore

The surprise package of the year, Ayushmann, has not blindly followed the stars to this list, but has ridden high on good content. Andhadhun and Badhaai Ho make the cut as hits and spell number five on the list for the actor.

So this was the list of highest grossing actors of 2018, but who was the most entertaining out of the lot? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to Cine Blitz as we get you all the updates from the world of Bollywood right here.

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Super 30 runs successfully at the Box Office, inches close to 150 crores!

The film is seeing a steady footfall in the theatres and is inching close to a whopping 150 Crores and has proven to be a super-hit!

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A still from Super 30

Hrithik Roshan and the team of Super 30 is currently basking in the success and glory of the film as the film has had an immensely successful run at the Box Office. The film which released on 12th of July, has completed a month and a week more and the film is still running smoothly in the theatres. The film is seeing a steady footfall in the theatres and is inching close to a whopping 150 Crores and has proven to be a super-hit! The film is running successfully in theatres not just across cities within our country, but also across nations.

As Super 30 fever gripped the nation, fans went out of their way to promote the film. As the film tackles an issue which hits almost the most neglected pockets of our country and is relevant for masses as it strikes a chord with various strata of not just our Indian society, but world over, people are recognising the film in its full glory as it goes ahead to achieve what it set out to do which was highlight the importance of education. As seen across various platforms of media, fans have been seen holding special screenings, the audience all over has got Super 30 tee shirts printed, as they celebrate the success of Super 30 in the most beautiful manner.

Also read: Hrithik Roshan starrer Super 30 becomes the first movie to get tax-free in 8 states

The movie has proved to be an inspiration and adding on to the massive hit, the governments of nine states of Rajasthan, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Delhi, Assam, Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir, announced it as a tax-free movie. Super 30 unfolds the life of Bihar-based mathematician Anand Kumar, who trains a batch of 30 students Super 30 for the coveted Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) entrance exam every year.

The film has received outstanding reviews from the audience and more so, the film’s inspirational storyline with the most entertaining trajectory has won the hearts of one and all around the country, showing a phenomenal growth with the numbers at the box office. From Vice President of India to Rajasthan’s Chief Minister, Super 30 has been hailed by several Indian politicians as a must watch! For more news and updates from the world of showbiz stay tuned to CineBlitz!

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Ayushmann Khurrana’s Article 15 completes successful 50 days at the Box Office!

As Article 15 completes a successful 50 days at the Box Office, it’s a testimony to the fact that the film going audience of this country is getting more and more aware of what good content means and they’re growing more appreciative of it.

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Ayushmann Khurrana’s Article 15 completes successful 50 days at the Box Office!

Ayushmann Khurrana is riding high on success and how! The very talented actor whose first release of 2019 was Article 15, created a huge wave amongst the citizens of the nation owing to the mind-numbing portrayal of the caste hierarchy our country faces till date. It was a stare-in-your-face film whose realistic storyline and execution left everyone gasping at our country’s reality and Ayushmann Khurrana, who had never donned the role of a cop, was lauded for his performance!

The Anubhav Sinha directorial is a stark reminder of the deep-rooted caste hierarchy of our country that still persists and the norms related to it alongside the aftermaths of not obeying the set rules. The movie is the most realistic investigative drama which is inspired by real-life incidents. From Dalit rapes to other atrocities, Article 15 gets a hold of the social nerve of the society which presents an alarming situation that the country is dealing with.

The national award-winning actor whose last year’s releases- Badhai Ho and Andhadhun both won National awards, has come to be known for his choice of different and brilliant scripts, which stand different from what the industry’s norm of ‘pure commercial entertainment’ has been. Ayushmann Khurrana has also emerged as the sole brand to promote ‘quality over quantity’ and ‘content over commerciality’.

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Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Article 15 completes 50 days at the Box Office

Article 15 was one such film which was so different, so hard-hitting, and relatively dark and yet it saw a great footfall in the theatres. As it completes a successful 50 days at the Box Office, it’s a testimony to the fact that the film going audience of this country is getting more and more aware of what good content means and they’re growing more appreciative of it. For more news and updates from the world of showbiz stay tuned to CineBlitz!

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Arjun Patiala box office collection: Kriti Sanon – Diljit Dosanjh’s film to earn THIS amount over the first weekend?

Kriti Sanon, Diljit Dosanjh, Varun Sharma’s Arjun Patiala is all set to hit the theatres on this Friday (July 26) and here’s our prediction of how much the film will earn at the box office on its opening weekend

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Kriti Sanon and Diljit Dosanjh in a still from Arjun Patiala. Picture courtesy: Instagram

Kriti Sanon, Diljit Dosanjh, Varun Sharma’s Arjun Patiala is all set to release this Friday (July 26). The quirky and entertaining trailer must have excited you, but the buzz around the film still remains low. In fact, even with an interesting plot and some good songs, the team has not been able to generate much hype around the film. However, Arjun Patiala has the potential to have a decent opening weekend at the box office. And it’s not us, but our trade expert – Akshaye Rathi (exhibitor and distributor) who says this! In fact, he even predicted that the film will earn a good amount over the opening weekend. Read on to know more…

Talking about the movie, Akshaye reveals to us exclusively, “The biggest advantage of Arjun Patiala is its appeal in the Northern belt of India with Diljit Dosanjh being a part of it. Punjab is sorted and states with majority of Punjabi population are also sorted. Beyond that, the trailer and the music of the movie are quite appealing. So I certainly feel that in the Northern parts of India, particularly Punjab, the movie has great potential. It seems entertaining and also has Diljit Dosanjh doing cute antics that appeal to people across the social spectrum. Clearly, it is one of those nice, clean movies that has the potential to reach out to people and entertain them. I see no reason why it cannot do something interesting at the box office.”

Check out the Arjun Patiala trailer right here:

While predicting the opening weekend collections of Arjun Patiala, Akshaye Rathi said, “The opening might get affected due to Judgementall Hai Kya. But it should do well in the Northern belts of India. With that, Arjun Patiala should start off with Rs 3 – 3.50 crore collection on day one at the box office. From there on, it can rake in Rs 12 crore over the first weekend.” Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more Bollywood news, updates and gossip.

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