Mumbai: The year 2022 has not been special for Bollywood. Only a few Bollywood films have been able to do wonders. Bollywood’s earnings, considered to be the world’s most popular industry after Hollywood, have been disappointing this year. Many big Bollywood films have fallen flat at the box office.
On the other hand, regional cinema raised many flags this year. The trend of South films started with Bahubali and continued this year as well. South films have earned a lot this year, leaving Bollywood behind. Regional cinema has secured the number one position in terms of earnings this year.
Kannada cinema ranked first
The films of Kannada cinema created a lot of buzzes this year. Kannada cinema film ‘KGF Chapter 2’, also known as Sandalwood, tied the crown of earnings on its head. ‘KGF Chapter 2’ was included in the highest-grossing films of this year. This film has brought Kannada cinema to the first position in terms of earnings. This film has set a record by earning a total of Rs 1278 crores worldwide.
Telugu cinema remained in the second position
Telugu cinema films were being watched for many years. After being dubbed in Hindi, Telugu films have gained special importance on TV. This year, Telugu cinema has also achieved a special position in terms of earnings. The film ‘RRR’ of Telugu cinema made new records in earnings. From India to America, the audience applauded fiercely for the music and action of this film. Directed by SS Rajamouli, the film has done a worldwide business of Rs 1155 crores.
Tamil cinema got the third place
On the other hand, from the point of view of earning, Tamil cinema has also done wonders this year. People liked the Tamil language film ‘Ponniyin Selvan-1’. Along with South, this film was seen a lot in the whole country. Also, this film has done wonders in terms of earnings as well. The film has earned Rs 523.70 crore worldwide. It has become the third film of this year to earn so much.
Ranbir Kapoor grabbed the fourth spot
This year has been an abysmal performance for Bollywood. If Ranbir Kapoor’s film ‘Brahmastra Part One: Shiva’ is left out, then no film has been able to do anything special. Although this film directed by Ayan Mukherjee was liked by the people and the cash register at the box office also ran fiercely. The Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer film has earned Rs 436.40 crore worldwide.