We are all aware of many male superstar-centric movies performing extraordinarily at the box office collecting huge numbers. But today we’ll look at female-centric movies that have made huge numbers at the Indian box office.
Here is the list of Top-10 highest-grossing female-centric films:
Rank 1: The Kerala Story (2023)
Collected Gross: Rs. 207.4 crore
A converted Muslim woman Fatima Ba narrates her ordeal of how she once wanted to become a nurse but was abducted from her home and manipulated by religious vanguards, turned into an ISIS terrorist, and landed in Afghanistan jail.
Rank 2: Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015)
Collected Gross: Rs. 150.8 crore
Four years after their wedding, a couple experience challenges that lead to the collapse of their marriage. The husband then develops feelings for a young student who looks like his wife.
Rank 3: Raazi (2018)
Collected Gross: Rs. 123.84 crore
Set in 1971, when the winds of war were blowing between India and Pakistan, Raazi – an adaptation of Harinder Sikka’s novel “Calling Sehmat” – is a true-life story involving a 20-year-old Kashmiri girl.
Rank 4: Manikarnika – The Queen Of Jhansi (2019)
Collected Gross: Rs. 92.19 crore
Manikarnika, the wife of the king of Jhansi, refuses to bow down when the East India Company tries to annex the kingdom. Her rebellion soon turns into a fiery revolution against the British Raj.
Rank 5: Veere Di Wedding (2018)
Collected Gross: Rs. 81.39 crore
Kalindi’s friends Avni, Sakshi, and Meera come to meet her after they learn about her wedding with her boyfriend, Rishabh. Sakshi takes her girls to Thailand and they rediscover themselves.
Rank 6: The Dirty Picture (2011)
Collected Gross: Rs. 80.00 crore
Reshma leaves her village and aspires to become a film star in Chennai. As she becomes an overnight sensation and comes to be known as ‘Silk’, her success and fame begin to change her.
Rank 7: Neerja (2016)
Collected Gross: Rs. 75.61 crore
Neerja, a flight attendant, boards Pan Am Flight 73 in 1986. When the flight is hijacked by terrorists, Neerja risks her life to stall the terrorists from attacking the passengers on board.
Rank 8: Dear Zindagi (2016)
Collected Gross: Rs. 68.16 crore
Kaira, a young girl, faces problems in her relationships. She meets Dr Jehangir, who helps her resolve her issues with her parents and get a new perspective on life, which leads to her following her passion and an improvement in her love life.
Rank 9: Pink (2016)
Collected Gross: Rs. 65.39 crore
After being molested, Minal, along with her friends, tries to file an FIR against a politician’s nephew. When the subsequent case gets rigged, Deepak, a retired lawyer, helps them to fight the case.
Rank 10: Secret Superstar (2017)
Collected Gross: Rs. 63.40 crore
Insia, an ambitious young girl, dreams of becoming a singer but faces opposition from her father. Undeterred, she strives to follow her passion by anonymously posting her songs on the Internet.