Controversial Indian Movie Is 2023’s Third Bollywood Film To Cross Rare Global Box Office Milestone

Despite drawing controversy for its subject matter, a new Indian movie becomes 2023’s third Bollywood title to earn a major box office milestone.

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Summary

  • The Bollywood movie Animal surpasses $100 million at the worldwide box office, with $60 million from the Indian market.
  • Animal is the third Indian movie to achieve this milestone in 2023, alongside Pathaan and Jawan.
  • Only nine Indian movies have ever grossed over $100 million in box office history.


Animal has crossed a major box office milestone. The new Bollywood movie, which stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anil Kapoor, follows a man whose quest for revenge after an assassination attempt on his father drives a wedge between the pair. While it has drawn controversy, being accused of reinforcing toxic masculinity and misogyny, this hasn’t prevented the movie from becoming a smash hit.

Per Collider, the Animal box office has passed the huge $100 million milestone at the worldwide box office, with $60 million coming from the Indian market. This makes it the third Indian movie to pass that benchmark in 2023, after Pathaan and Jawan. This is a remarkable achievement, considering the fact that only nine Indian movies have grossed over $100 million in box office history.

A Man's Face Partially in Shadow in Animal

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Source: Collider