From Sunil Dutt, Nargis, Raaj Kumar & Rajendra Kumar's Mother India To Guru Dutt's Pyaasa - Top Bollywood Box Office Grossers Of 1957
From Sunil Dutt, Nargis, Raaj Kumar & Rajendra Kumar’s Mother India To Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa – Top Bollywood Box Office Grossers Of 1957

For Bollywood, the year 1957 was a huge one. First of all, the cult classic Mother India released in the year and did record business of 4.5 crores. The film starring Sunil Dutt, Raaj Kumar, Nargis & Rajendra Kumar in main roles was the biggest hit till that time and broke all previous records.

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Dilip Kumar’s Naya Daur and Guru Dutt’s much-loved Pyaasa also released in that year and took next spots in the highest grossers chart.

The year was also blessed with some other major successes like V Shantaram’s Do Aankhen Barah Haath, Shammi Kapoor’s Tumsa Nahin Dekha, Dev Anand’s Paying Guest and Kishore Kumar’s Asha.

In fact, Kishore Kumar enjoyed two major grossers- Asha & Musafir. Raj Kapoor’s Sharada also managed a place in Top 10 but sadly it wasn’t a major success.

Have a look at the Top 10 Grossers of 1957:

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RankIndia Nett (Cr)
1. Mother India4.50
2. Naya Daur2.50
3. Pyaasa1.75
4. Do Aankhen Barah Haath1.50
5. Tumsa Nahin Dekha1.25
6. Paying Guest1
7. Asha0.90
8. Bhabhi0.75
9. Sharada0.60
10. Musafir0.50

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