1989 was an important year for Bollywood considering the fact that in this very year Salman Khan got noticed by the audience. His first film in the lead role, Maine Pyar Kiya released in 1989. Starring Bhagyashree in lead opposite him, the film proved to be a huge hit and also the biggest grosser of that year.
Maine Pyar Kiya did a business of 14 crores back in 1989 which was just 1 crores less than the lifetime business of Sholay. The film missed the chance of crossing the historic benchmark of Sholay by just 1 crore.
Big hits like Ram Lakhan, Tridev, Daata & Chandni also released that year. Let’s have a look at Top 5 Bollywood grossers of 1989.
|Rank||India Nett (Cr)|
|1. Maine Pyar Kiya||14|
|2. Ram Lakhan||9.50|
Some other major successful films in 1989 were Chaalbaaz, Mahaadev & Parinda.