Box office collections: Kids movies that minted money

Sat Nov 30 2013, 16:59 hrs
The Blue Umbrella: Based on Ruskin Bondís novel with the same name, The Blue Umbrella was directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and starred Shreya Sharma and Pankaj Kapur in lead roles. In 2007, it won the National Award for Best Childrenís Film. Box office collections: Rs 3.62 L (Bollywood Hungama)
The Blue Umbrella: Based on Ruskin Bondís novel with the same name, The Blue Umbrella was directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and starred Shreya Sharma and Pankaj Kapur in lead roles. In 2007, it won the National Award for Best Childrenís Film. Box office collections: Rs 3.62 L (Bollywood Hungama)
I Am Kalam: The film got lot of critical acclaim, but same didnít translate into huge box-office numbers. Harsh Mayar, who played Chhotu in film, got National Award for best child artist in 2011. The film was also screened at several festivals all over world, and won international acclaim. Box office collections Rs 70 L (Bollywood Hungama)
I Am Kalam: The film got lot of critical acclaim, but same didnít translate into huge box-office numbers. Harsh Mayar, who played Chhotu in film, got National Award for best child artist in 2011. The film was also screened at several festivals all over world, and won international acclaim. Box office collections Rs 70 L (Bollywood Hungama)
Taare Zameen Par: While the film didnít get a bumper opening, word-of-mouth propelled it  towards the hit category. Itís still considered one of the best childrenís film. Written by Amole Gupte, and directed by Aamir Khan, it was Indiaís official entry to the Oscars, but failed to go any further. Box office collections: Rs 62.48 cr (Bollywood Hungama)
Taare Zameen Par: While the film didnít get a bumper opening, word-of-mouth propelled it towards the hit category. Itís still considered one of the best childrenís film. Written by Amole Gupte, and directed by Aamir Khan, it was Indiaís official entry to the Oscars, but failed to go any further. Box office collections: Rs 62.48 cr (Bollywood Hungama)
Stanley Ka Dabba: This Amole Gupte directorial venture featured his son Partho Gupte, and it won critical acclaim from all over. Made on low budget. the film also recovered its cost and emerged a hit at the box-office, benefitting from the positive word-of-mouth. Box-office collection: Rs 4.5 cr (Bollywood Hungama)
Stanley Ka Dabba: This Amole Gupte directorial venture featured his son Partho Gupte, and it won critical acclaim from all over. Made on low budget. the film also recovered its cost and emerged a hit at the box-office, benefitting from the positive word-of-mouth. Box-office collection: Rs 4.5 cr (Bollywood Hungama)
Chillar Party: Produced by UTV Motion Pictures and Salman Khan, Chillar Party also won the National Award for Best Childrenís Film in 2011. The film featured a number of child artistes, but despite a lot of critical acclaim, the film still failed to dig gold at the box-office. Collection: Rs 5.45 cr (Photo: Bollywood Hungama)
Chillar Party: Produced by UTV Motion Pictures and Salman Khan, Chillar Party also won the National Award for Best Childrenís Film in 2011. The film featured a number of child artistes, but despite a lot of critical acclaim, the film still failed to dig gold at the box-office. Collection: Rs 5.45 cr (Photo: Bollywood Hungama)