2022 was a tumultuous year for the film industry, with some high profile films becoming coppers while at the same time films that were expected to fade without a trace became box office successes. However, amidst this chaos, one particular venture, namely South Films, has proven extremely successful. In fact, some releases like KGF – Chapter 2, RRR and Ponniyin Selvan-1 to name a few have stunned audiences with their box office performance.
In this box office report, we take a look at the top five grossing films at the global box office in 2022. Unsurprisingly, the Yash starrer KGF – Chapter 2, which razed other releases, emerged as the top-grossing film at the global box office is. Collect an amazing Rs. 1200 kr. KGF 2 managed to outperform other releases like the Ram Charan – Jr. NTR star RRR who racked up Rs. 1100 cr. in second place and Mani Ratnam’s directorial work Ponniyin Selvan-1 in third place with collections of Rs. 456.25 cr. The Kamal Haasan – Fahad Faasil starring Vikram ranks fourth with a collection of Rs. 432.50 cr. Interestingly, the only Bollywood release to appear in the top 5 grossing at the global box office is the Ranbir Kapoor – Alia Bhatt star Brahmastra who Rs. 400 kr.
While this list of the top 5 global grossing films of 2022 has proven that South releases have literally won audiences’ favor, the Mani Ratnam-directed film Ponniyin Selvan-1 remains in theaters and is expected to do its business will continue to rise. According to trade estimates, PS-1 could close the gap with RRR.
Top 5 highest grossing players of 2022 at the worldwide box office
KGF – Chapter 2 – Rs. 1200 kr.
RRR – Rs. 1100 cr.
PS-1 – Rs. 456.25 Cr.
Vikram – Rs. 432.50 cr.
Brahmastra – Rs. 400kr.
Other pages: Ponniyin Selvan: Part-1 Box Office Collection, Ponniyin Selvan: Part-1 Movie Review