Box Office: Ayushmann Khurrana's AndhaDhun, Badhaai Ho, Saif Ali Khan's Baazaar - Which Movie Ruled the Box Office in October?
Box Office: Ayushmann Khurrana's AndhaDhun, Badhaai Ho, Saif Ali Khan's Baazaar - Which Movie Ruled the Box Office in October?

October 2018 has been a month that taught Bollywood a lesson that it should stick to by now - unless you have Salman Khan or Tiger Shroff on action mode, your film needs to have a good script. Two Bollywood movies, among the multiple releases that came out last month, that earned the hit status were backed by a good script and was well- received by the critics too. It is another matter that both starred Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead, making him the king of October box office, earning hits in Badhaai Ho and AndhaDhunAyushman Khurrana's Badhaai Ho, Arjun Kapoor's Namaste England, Sohum Shah's Tumbbad - Ranking all October 2018 Bollywood Releases From WORST to BEST!

October may not have a Rs 100 crore hit, but Badhaai Ho is slowly creeping into that club, which would make it Ayushmann's first movie to do so. Another critically acclaimed film, Tumbbad, may have earned not great due to limited promotions and lack of commercial stars. However, the movie is getting a steady traction thanks to positive word of mouth publicity. Sadly, the rest of the releases tanked big time, save for Hollywood film VenomAfter Tom Hardy's Venom, Sony Pictures To Focus on Another Spider-Man Spinoff, Morbius, Starring Jared Leto

In this monthly roundup box office feature, we rank the top 10 releases of October based on their earning, from highest to lowest, and determine which of these movies earned that 'hit' status!

Badhaai Ho

Starring: Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra and Neena Gupta

Box Office Earnings: Rs 94.25 Crore

Verdict: Superhit


Starring: Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu and Radhika Apte

Box Office Earnings: Rs 66.10 Crore

Verdict: Hit


Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams and Riz Ahmed

Box Office Earnings: Rs 34.31 Crore

Verdict: Hit


Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Rohan Mehra and Radhika Apte

Box Office Earnings: Rs 18.05 Crore

Verdict: Below Average


Starring: Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain

Box Office Earnings: Rs 11.22 Crore

Verdict: Flop


Starring: Sohum Shah

Box Office Earnings: Rs 10.14 Crore

Verdict: Flop

Namaste England

Starring: Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra

Box Office Earnings: Rs 8 Crore

Verdict: Disaster

Helicopter Eela

Starring: Kajol and Riddhi Sen

Box Office Earnings: Rs 4.13 Crore

Verdict: Disaster


Starring: Rhea Chakraborty and Varun Mittra

Box Office Earnings: Rs 2.41 Crore

Verdict: Flop


Starring: Govinda, Varun Sharma and Diganggana Suryavanshi

Box Office Earnings: Rs 1.52 Crore

Verdict: Flop

(trade figures sourced from Bollywood Hungama)

November and December are the months the trade experts will be looking forwards thanks to the release of biggies like Thugs of Hindostan, 2.0, Kedarnath, Zero and Simmba. All in all, a good period for Bollywood, box office wise, especially for good cinema!