2017 has given us a bouquet of various rooted flicks which have done exceptionally well at the box office.
From striking the right emotional chords to witnessing a productive run at the box office, these films have done it all!
2017 has seen the rise of a trend where rooted films have performed really well at the box office and are receiving a lot of love from the audiences.
Here is the roundup of all the films based against a small town backdrop that have set the ticket counters ringing.
Raees: The film starring Shah Rukh Khan alongside Mahira Khan in the lead roles was set against the background of Gujarat. The film opened to whistles and hoots in cinema halls and became the highest-grossing film of 2017 by minting 128 Cr net in India.
Badrinath Ki Dulhania: This film brought to the audiences a romantic comedy set in Jhansi. Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt were the lead pair who are on a run for the sake of their dreams. This film too received a lot of love from the audience and raked in a total 114 Crs India alone.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha: The film is based on the issues of sanitation faced by rural India. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha showcases Akshay Kumar who tries to woo his lady Bhumi Pednekar by building a toilet. The film is still running strong at the box office by so far and stands at a figure of 106.8 crores domestically.
Bareilly Ki Barfi: The film which is touted to be the sweetest entertainer of the year opened on a sweet note. The film has been garnering much love from all quarters. Bareilly Ki Barfi is a quirky rom-com revolving around the character of Bitti played by Kriti Sanon who is from UP. The film also showcases a love triangle between Ayushmann Khurrana, Rajkummar Rao and the actress. The film is also running strong at the box office along with TEPK.
With all these films, the audience has got an authentic feel of how life outside the metropolitan India is like along with a lot of relatable content.