The year has been going good so far and its time to take a look at the hits and misses in Bollywood so far on the basis of their profits. In terms of the business in Bollywood, Koimoi keeping in mind the profit-loss statements of each venture, carefully studies and states the films that yielded the best return values on investment (ROI). ROI is calculated by the number of times a movie earns over its production and marketing costs. Contrary to popular belief, 100 crore club is not the index of profit or success.

Kick, Queen and Holiday movie posters
Kick, Queen and Holiday movie posters

There have been quite a bit of surprises and while content worked for some films, there was also star quotient that proved beneficial as they managed to become huge money spinners. The year has so far had a mix of small budget and big budget films. Top rankers with the highest returns include surprise films such as Queen and Yaariyan which have manged to spin money magically with a profit percentages ranging above 200 and 300%. Also one thing evident this year is that films starring comparatively new stars such as Alia Bhatt, Shraddha Kapoor have had better ROI’s than big star, big budget movies such as Kick and Holiday starring Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar.

The current year so far has some small budget films which have occupied the top ranks on the basis of the returns generated. Check out the table below:

Koimoi.com Bollywood Box Office – 2014 Movies With Best ROI

(all-India net collections) (in Rs. crores)

Koimoi analyses the profit and loss measures of each film that is released, keeping a close eye on the investments made on it. The profit margins of the films are calculated on the basis of the film’s return on investment (ROI). ROI is calculated by the number of times a movie earns over its production and marketing costs. Contrary to popular belief, 100 crore club is not the index of profit or success. But it is the ROI the film garners that makes it lucrative of profit incurring as a venture!

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ROI Rank

Movie Name

Producer

Cost* (Crores)

Lifetime India BO (Crores)

ROI
(BO less cost)
(Crores)

ROI multiples
ROI/COST%

1

Queen

Phantom Films

13

61

48

369%

2

Yaariyan

T-Series

12

40

28233%

3

2 States

Dharma Productions/Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment

35

104

69197%

4

Ek Villain

Balaji Motion Pictures

40

105.565.5164%

5

Ragini MMS 2

Balaji Motion Pictures/
ALT Entertainment

19

4728147%

6

Heropanti

Nadiawala Grandson Entertainment

25

5530120%

7

Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaDharma Productions3576.8141.81119%

8

Mardaani

Yash Raj Films

17

3619112%

9

Kick

Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment

115

233118103%

10

HolidayHari Om Entertainment/
Sunshine Pictures
56112.6556.65101%

*Costs are based on Assumptions and Estimates

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