The year 2016 has been super exciting in terms of Popular Bollywood Movies. Entertaining films that were not specific to any particular genre have been successful in reaching out to the audience in an astonishing manner. Not only were these movies amongst some of the highest grossing projects of all the time, but were also full of surprising talents that has left us all mesmerized.

12 Most Popular Bollywood Movies of 2016

This, in fact, is a rare combination that one can come across in Bollywood. Here is a list of movies that we thought were just too good and needed a mention.


Breaking the stereotypes, Aamir khan surprised everyone with yet another outstanding performance. The cast of the movie was equally talented and the movie was no less than a perk to the eye of the audience.

Dangal movie 2016Neerja

Sonam Kapoor managed to break out of the fashionista avatar pretty well with this performance based role and was certainly able to win the hearts of the audience.

Neerja bollywoodMovie 2016Airlift

Well, Akshay Kumar does what he does best and proves his charisma yet again.

Airlift Bollywood MovieUdta Punjab

What a performance by all the actors. The not so Alia Bhatt role with so much edge to Shahid Kapoor with a mind-blowing plot was more than enough to fall for the film.

Udta Punjab Bollywood MovieKapoor and Sons

Watching Rishi Kapoor in the cute grandfather role was just everything. A cute family drama with good comic timing was just delightful for the perfect movie time.

Kapoor and SonsSultan

A movie that did not surprise us with the box office record but the plot was something that Salman Khan Fans were looking forward to.

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

The beauty of Aishwarya Rai was enough to reach the theaters and watch the movie but Karan Johar made sure that this movie was more than just beautiful locations and the results were outstanding.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil movieM.S. Dhoni

The movie was loved even before its release for the very reason that it was based on the life of M.S. Dhoni. Sushant Singh Rajput did a complete justice to the role and set a new benchmark in the industry.

MS Dhoni Movie 2016Fan

This was another eye-catching performance by Shah Rukh Khan that wasn’t surprising at all. We look forward to some greater performances by King Khan.

Fan Bollywood MoviePink

Mr. Bachchan continues to amaze the audience with his acting. A different plot with some great acting performances was appreciated well by the audience.

Pink Bollywood MovieSarabjit

Is here anything that this beauty queen isn’t capable of? Taking up this role has not only added to the best performances by Aishwarya Rai but has specified us with one of the most outstanding movies of all the time.

Sarabjit Bollywood movie 2016Kahaani 2

Justifying the prequel, this movie has been extremely interesting with another power packed performance by Vidya Balan.

Kahaani 2 Suspense movie 2016Which amongst the above-mentioned movie was your favorite Popular Bollywood Movies in 2016? Let us know in the comment section down below.


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