7 Highest-Grossing Indian Films Overseas

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Dangal (2016) - $238.1 million

Aamir Khan headlined this Nitesh Tiwari wrestling biopic about the Phogat family, and the details of the story breached the linguistic divide as the film became the highest-earning Indian film of all time.

Secret Superstar (2017) - $140 million

This Advait Chandan film about a young girl who aspires to break free of the shackles of her abusive father resonated across cultures, becoming a rare global blockbuster without a star leading it.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) - $80.4 million

The heartfelt story of a man who takes a mute girl back to her home across an international border touched people across the world, becoming lead actor Salman Khan's highest overseas grosser.

Disco Dancer (1982) - $75.8 million

Mithun Chakraborty's moves had many a fan abroad, especially in the USSR, where it remains the highest grossing foreign film and the second highest grossing film overall.

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) - $60.3 million

Everyone and their grandfather wanted to know why Katappa killed Baahubali. That, and Rajamouli's grandiose craft sold people on the film, which is the highest-grossing Telugu release overseas and domestically.

RRR (2022) - $53.5 million

S.S. Rajamouli followed up the double-whammy of Baahubali with this reimagining of the Indian freedom struggle that became quite a success overseas as well as in India.

PK (2014) - $53.4 million

The Rajkumar Hirani film starring Aamir Khan as an alien who comes to India and causes much chaos raked in a comfortable $53.4 million.

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