Since the days of ‘Raja Harishchandra’ produced by Dadasaheb Phalke in 1913, Bollywood has come a long way. Bollywood is now the largest film production centre in the world. When it comes to Bollywood, it is big money. From budgets to revenue earned, the Indian Film industry is mega bucks. Let us have a look at the five highest grossing Bollywood films of all time.

‘Dhoom 3′

This Aamir Khan starrer broke records all over the world. With a budget of 1.5 billion INR, this mega movie recovered more than it could have asked for. It collected over 5.3 billion INR worldwide. This film beat the record set by ‘Chennai Express’.

‘Chennai Express’

This Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer is an action-comedy film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner Red Chillies Entertainment. With a comparatively meagre budget of 250 million INR, this movie reached new heights by grossing at 3.2 billion INR. Quite a turnover!

‘Krrish 3′

A budget of only 150 million INR turned out to be quite a steal when the results of its grossing came out. ‘Krrish 3′ earned a whopping 3.1 billion INR. The film is produced and directed by Rakesh Roshan and it stars Hrithik Roshan, Vivek Oberoi, Priyanka Chopra, and Kangana Ranaut.

‘3 Idiots’

Until 2013, ‘3 Idiots’ was the largest grossing Bollywood film worldwide. A budget of only 35 crores, this movie arrived with a mega return on investment with an enormous 392 crores!

‘Ek Tha Tiger’

The budget of this film was 75 crores INR and it grossed around 310 crore INR worldwide. This Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer was directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films.

Mega money is an understatement for these Bollywood blockbuster incomes. Were they worth it? You bet!

When it comes to action, Bollywood does take it to the next level, from high octane fighting scenes to car chases. But when it comes to stars who have a background in the action scenes they are performing, the scenes become more realistic and entertainment. So here we take a look at the real action heroes of Bollywood who have chosen to do their own stunts without using body doubles.

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Tiger Shroff

Son of Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff, Tiger Shroff has been trained in gymnastics and martial arts since childhood. Tiger made his Bollywood debut with ‘Heropanti’. He gave a lot of efforts into developing his martial arts skill for this movie and was appreciated a lot for his performance. He trained in martial arts and parkour, and focussed on his body for around 2 years before the shoot began. Tiger did all the stunts by himself and did not need a body double.

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Akshay Kumar

Khiladi Kumar has always been a supremely fit actor and has trained in Muay Thai, a martial art form of Thailand when he was in Bangkok. He does most of his stunts by himself and has been known to be the most daring action stars in Bollywood. He was awarded the highest Japanese honour of “Katana” and a sixth degree Black Belt in Kuyukai Gojuryu Karate. Akshay jumped from one elevator to another at a height of around 110 feet in an action scene for the movie ‘Singh Is Kinng’. He even carried a 350 pound wrestler named ‘Undertaker’ for the film ‘Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi’.  He has also jumped from a height of around 45 feet in the movie ‘Khiladi 786′. These are just a few of the innumerous stunts that Akshay has done in his illustrious career.

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Vidyut Jamwal

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Actor Vidyut Jamwal practises Kalaripayattu – a martial art form from Kerala. This includes strikes, kicks, grappling, preset forms, weaponry and healing methods. He made his Bollywood debut with ‘Force’, where he starred opposite John Abraham and Genelia D’Souza. He received a lot of praise for his performance in this action packed film and won the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for the film. His stunts in the film ‘Commando – One Man Army’ were extremely dangerous and were done all by himself without the support of any ropes or harnesses.