Gadar had broken records
That year, Gadar broke all records of earning. At the same time, the film surprised everyone by earning 75 crores at that time.
No. 2 – Sometimes Khushi Kabhie Gham
At number two was Karan Johar’s Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, which got immense success not only in India but also abroad.
Number 3 – Lagaan
The third highest grossing film of that year was Lagaan which released along with Gadar. The film was also an Oscar contender but was only a hit in India.
No. 4 – Indian
So deep was Sunny Deol’s influence that Indian was the fourth highest grossing film of that year.
No.5 – Jodi No. 1
After this, the next number was Govinda and Sanjay Dutt’s film Jodi No. At the same time, the entry of Salman Khan could not be done in this list till now. That is, he was out of the top 5.
No. 6 – Chori Chori Chupke Chupke
The budget of Chori Chori Chupke Chupke was so high that the film was average in terms of earning at the box office.
Number 7 – Strangers
At number seven was the film Ajnabee with Akshay Kumar’s negative role. People liked this suspense thriller of Abbas Mustan a lot.
Number 8 – Dil Chahta Hai
Farhan Akhtar’s debut film Dil Chahta Hai was at number 8. Although the film was very much liked by the youth, but it was average in terms of earnings.
Number 9 – I have something to say
This was the period when Tusshar Kapoor also used to come in the top ten list. His film Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai was also a hit and also in top 10.
Number 10 – A Relationship
At number 10 was Akshay Kumar’s Ek Rishta, whose budget was so high that despite earning, the film was a flop.
No. 11 – Shame
Now the series of flop films begins. At number 11 was Rajkumar Santoshi’s multistarrer film Lajja. The film was good but did not survive at the box office.
Number 12 – Memories
At the same time, everything was so over in the memories of Subhash Ghai that people could not digest it. The film flopped.
Number 13 – Albela
This was the passing period of Govinda. His film Albela was at number 13 and was able to earn less than average.
No. 14 – Farz
At the same time, Sunny Deol’s Farz also did not give much hope to the audience and the film could not do any wonders at the box office.
No. 15 – Hero
Anil Kapoor’s Nayak earned 9 crores at the box office and was a below average film. Although even today people like this film very much.
No. 16 – Asoka
Shahrukh Khan’s Asoka was so badly beaten that the film was sold to be shown in three parts on Star Plus to make ends meet.
Number 17 – Because I don’t lie
Govinda starrer Kyunki Main Jhooth Nahi Bolta was a flop at the box office. His film with Sushmita Sen and Rambha was funny but earned only 8 crores.
Number 18 – Aks
Amitabh Bachchan starrer Aks also fell flat at the box office. The film was directed by Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra.
Number 19 – Yeh Raast Hain Pyaar Ke
Ajay Devgan’s entry in this list was also late and with flop. Madhuri Dixit – Preity Zinta starrer This film earned six and a half crores.
No. 20 – Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya
Urmila Mantodkar and Fardeen Khan starrer Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya also earned 6 crores.