2012 saw some of the greatest hits, many even making it to the Rs 100 crore club. While Salman Khan's Ek Tha Tiger broke many records, Ranbir Kapoor starrer Barfi! was nominated as India's official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film for the 85th Academy Awards.
On the basis of top 10 grossers of the year, vote for the best Bollywood film of 2012:
Ek Tha Tiger (Rs 186 cr)
Director: Kabir Khan
Cast: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif
Release date: August 15
Plot: RAW agent Tiger is on a mission to retrieve information from a scientist in Dublin.
Rowdy Rathore (Rs 133 cr)
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha
Release dbate: June 1
Plot: A small time conman falls in love with a girl whom he met at a wedding he wasn't invited to. Then enters six-year-old girl who inexplicably believes the conman to be her dad!
Agneepath (Rs 120 cr)
Director: Karan Malhotra
Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt, Priyanka Chopra
Release date: Januray 26
Plot: A young boy's father is lynched before his eyes. Fifteen years later he returns home for revenge.
Housefull 2 (Rs 113 cr)
Director: Sajid Khan
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Asin Thottumkal, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez, Ritesh Deshmukh, Zarine Khan, Shreyas Talpade, Shazahn Padamsee, Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Boman Irani
Release date: April 5
Plot: Four son-in-laws marry four brides whose four father-in laws mistake every son-in law for Jolly.
Barfi! (Rs 106 cr)
Director: Anurag Basu
Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D'Cruz
Release date: September 14
Plot: Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's norms of normal and abnormal.
Bol Bachchan (Rs 100 cr)
Director: Rohit Shetty
Cast: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Asin Thottumkal, Prachi Desai
Release date: July 6
Plot: It's a topsy-turvy journey of a single person acting as two different entities.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (Rs 98 cr)
Director: Yash Chopra
Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma
Release date: November 13
Plot: After finding and losing his true love in London, a man defies death by becoming a bomb disposal expert for the Indian Army. Returning to London after 10 years, he suffers amnesia after an accident and meets his lost love again.
Son of Sardaar (Rs 85 cr)
Director: Ashwni Dhir
Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Sanjay Dutt, Juhi Chawla
Release date: November 13
Plot: Returning to his parents' village, a man becomes the latest target in a long-standing family feud.
OMG: Oh My God (Rs 81 cr)
Director: Umesh Shukla
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal
Release date: September 28
Plot: A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.
Cocktail (Rs 75 cr)
Director: Homi Adajania
Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Diana Penty
Release date: July 13
Plot: A love triangle between a guy and two girls, who are best friends but the complete opposite of one another.
Figures are reported by IMDb.
JTHJ and SOS are still running in theatres and hence, its figures will increase.
Recently released films- Talaash and Khiladi 786- may make it to this list. Also, Dabangg 2 which is slated for December 21 release, is expected to be one of the biggest grossers of 2012.