A year of Google Searches 2022: Indian companies have had many ups and downs in 2022.
It is unexpected and has been in decline this year, showing that the public doesn’t care about stars, and only high and high eye-catching content will attract them to the world of film.
Moreover, South Indian films seem to be ahead of Bollywood in terms of box office receipts and critical acclaim.
However, Ranbir Kapoor’s Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva remains the best film of 2022.
List of Top 10 Google Movies in India in 2022
1) Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva
Director: Ayan Mukerji
Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy
Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva is Bollywood’s attempt to build a superhero franchise. The film is inspired by Indian mythology and follows Shiva, a young man whose life is turned upside down after he discovers the power to manipulate fire.
Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva was marred by controversy prior to its release, but its impressive visual effects and action sequences won over fans. The film grossed 430 crore worldwide and two sequels are currently in development.
2) K.G.F: Chapter 2
Director: Prashanth Neel
Cast: Yash, Srinidhi Shetty, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon
2022 was a great year for Kannada cinema. K.G.F: Chapter 2 exceeded all expectations to become the highest grossing Indian film of 2022 with its global box office gross of 1250 crores. K.G.F: Chapter 2 continues the story of Rocky from K.G.F: Chapter 1, who faces a new enemy after becoming the boss of Kolar Gold Fields.
3) Kashmir Files
Director: Vivek Agnihotri
Cast: Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi
The Kashmiri File is the most controversial film of 2022. The film deals with the 1990 genocide and exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, which has been disputed by many historians. The Kashmiri was heavily criticized upon release for trying to change history, but audiences appreciated the film’s message. The Kashmir File grossed around 350 crores on a small budget of 15 crores
Director: SS Rajamouli
Cast: Ram Charan, N.T. Rama Rao Jr., Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Ray Stevenson
RRR is the follow-up to Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli to Baahubali, and it’s a tough act to replicate. But RRR managed to present a more exciting experience. RRR is set in the British Raj and centers on the friendship of a fearless revolutionary and a British officer who decide to fight together for freedom. RRR is the most expensive Indian film to date and the second highest grossing film of 2022.
Director: Rishab Shetty
Cast: Rishab Shetty, Sapthami Gowda, Kishore, Manasi Sudhir
Kantara is a Kannada mythological film which shocked everyone in 2022. Released in late 2022, Kantara grossed 400 crore in a few months and with a budget of 15 crores. Kantara is written, directed and stars Rishab Shetty.
6) Pushpa: Awakening
Cast: Allu Arjun, Rashmika Mandanna, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Fahadh Faasil
Pushpa: The Rise came out in late 2021 but continues to trend throughout 2022. The film is set against the backdrop of red sandalwood smuggling and follows a laborer named Pushpa as he rises in the criminal underworld. Pushpa: The Rise was a box office success, and a sequel, Pushpa 2: The Rule, is currently in development.
Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj
Cast: Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Shivani Narayanan
Vikram is a Tamil-language action thriller which turned out to be an unexpected box office hit in 2022. Vikram centers on a black ops squad led by Agent Vikram, who investigates a group of masked serial killers and a drug syndicate in Chennai. Vikram grossed around 420-500 crore worldwide.
8) Laal Singh Chadha
Director: Advait Chandan
Cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Naga Chaitanya, Mona Singh
Laal Singh Chaddha is one of the most awaited films of 2022 and marks the return of Aamir Khan to the world of cinema after 3 years. However, Laal Singh Chaddha failed miserably in the end. The film is a remake of Tom Hanks’ 1994 blockbuster Forrest Gump, which is about the adventures of a slow-witted but kind-hearted man. Laal Singh Chaddha found some success on the streaming platform.
9) Drishham 2
Director: Abhishek Pathak
Cast: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Tabu, Shriya Saran and Ishita Dutta
Drishyam 2 is the long-awaited sequel to the 2015 hit crime thriller Drishyam, which is a remake of the eponymous Malayalam film. Drishyam 2 takes place 7 years after its predecessor and once again puts family man Vijay in the crosshairs of the police. Drishyam 2 was a huge success and grossed 273 crores at the box office.
10) Thor: Love and Thunder
Director: Taika Waititi
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Tessa Thompson
Thor: Love and Thunder is Marvel’s most anticipated superhero film of 2022. The film stars former Batman Christian Bale and marks the return of Natalie Portman as The Mighty Thor. Fans are eagerly awaiting Chris Hemsworth and Taika Waititi’s second collaboration in Thor: Love and Thunder following the hilariously ridiculous Thor: Ragnarok (2017). However, Thor: Love and Thunder turned out to be a disappointment.