Flop Bollywood films that gave us popular music albums

Bollywood films: Bollywood, the dynamic and ever-changing home of Indian cinema, has given us many classic films that will always have a special place in our hearts. While some films receive great praise for their gripping narratives, outstanding performances, and technical skill, other films fall flat at the box office. However, there are frequently hidden jewels in this field of disappointing movies that shine via one unique feature: their soundtrack.

This blog will explore the fascinating world of Bollywood failure films that surprisingly produced iconic musical albums. Although these films may have had trouble connecting with spectators, their soundtracks have had a profound impact and left a long-lasting legacy in the field of Hindi cinema music.

We will look at a variety of good Bollywood movies that flopped in this blog series that, despite poor box office performance, gave us musical gems. These albums, which range from sultry ballads to energetic dance pieces, are proof of the great skill and inventiveness found within the Bollywood music business.

These flop movies list merit praise for their contribution to the diverse body of Bollywood music as well as for the innumerable listeners they have comforted, inspired, and entertained throughout the years.
So, let’s explore the realm of Bollywood’s forgotten failed flicks and celebrate the eternal power of melody that is unconstrained by box office success.


Despite how much the film earned at the box office and how people reacted to the film, the music album of Ek Villian Returns received endless hearts and love from all over the country. From Shreya Ghoshal’s Dil to Ankit Tiwari’s Galliyan, every song is a treat for the ears, especially for the couples out there. Also, this movie has the debut song of Tara Sutaria in her magical voice; yes, she sang Shaamat. Catch the whole song here:

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The box office collection worldwide of Roy was Rs. 70.42 crore, therefore, the performance of the film was a flop. Even though the movie starred brilliant actors like Arjun Rampal, Jacqueline Fernandes and Ranbir Kapoor as the main leads, the film failed to impress the audience as well the box office.

Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros Anjjan, and Amaal Mallik wrote the songs for Roy. In 2015, “Sooraj Dooba Hai” and “Tu Hai Ki Nahi Whistle” were popular songs. Sandeep Nath, Abhendra Kumar Upadhyay, and Kumaar wrote the lyrics. T-Series purchased the film’s musical rights. The movie’s music was composed by Sanjoy Chowdhury.

While the film’s story, screenplay, direction, and slow narration received criticism from critics and audiences alike, Arjun Rampal and Ranbir Kapoor’s performances, as well as the film’s cinematography, locations, and dramatic score, received positive reviews.


Even with a star-studded star cast like Katrina Kaif, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Tabu, Fitoor proved to be an underwhelming success at the box office. At the same time, the music of the film along with performances of the star cast and cinematography was highly appreciated by both critics and audiences. Also, Tabu’s performance in Fitoor was also critically acclaimed.

Swanand Kirkire authored the lyrics for the movie and Amit Trivedi wrote the tunes. The film’s soundtrack was created by Hitesh Sonik. On January 7, 2016, Arijit Singh’s “Yeh Fitoor Mera”—his debut song—was made available. On January 14, 2016, the second song, “Pashmina,” was made available.


Everyone might be aware of the recent failure of the mythological action film Adipurush and how it was criticised by the public. However, the music of the movie still managed to get some space in people’s hearts. Adipurush was released on June 16, 2023 to mixed reviews from critics who critiqued the script, language, and graphics of the movie while praising the soundtrack. It turned out to be a box office bomb.

Ajay-Atul and Sachet-Parampara (noted) created the film’s soundtrack for both the Hindi and Telugu versions. On April 6, 2023, Hanuman Jayanti, the first song, “Jai Shri Ram” in its condensed form, was published. The whole song, which also has dubbed versions in Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam, was released on May 20, 2023, with the same name in Hindi and Telugu. On May 29, 2023, the second single, “Ram Siya Ram” in Hindi and “Ram Sita Ram” in Telugu, was made available.


As of 22 August 2022, the film grossed ₹69.92 crore (US$8.8 million) in India and ₹59.72 crore (US$7.5 million) overseas, for a worldwide gross collection of ₹129.64 crore. Against its ₹180 crore budget, the film generated worldwide revenue of ₹129.64 crore and was thus declared a box office bomb.

Critics and viewers gave it mixed to excellent reviews when it first came out; they praised it for its fidelity to the original material, depth, music, background score, and passion, but they criticised Khan’s performance. The songs of the film are popular among netizens. Tere Hawaale song is also quite popular on Instagram Reels.


Although proved to be a hit given its box office collection, Chup wasn’t widely loved by the audience. The performances of the actors in the film were extremely loved, however, the film failed to garner the attention it deserved. The songs of the film were quite loved by music lovers, especially Gaya Gaya Gaya. Sang by Rupali Moghe, Shashwat Singh and music by Amit Trivedi, the song attracted millions of listeners from all over the world.


HIT: Sailesh Kolanu’s 2022 Indian Hindi-language action suspense-thriller The First Case, a remake of his 2020 Telugu film of the same name, was written and directed. T-Series and Dil Raju Production are the producers of the movie. Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra are the stars.

Sayeed Quadri and Manan Bhardwaj wrote the lyrics, while Mithoon and Manan Bhardwaj created the music for the movie. John Stewart Eduri is the composer of the movie’s score. On June 29, 2022, the first single was made available. The songs of the film were quite popular and still are heard. Kitni Haseen Hogi sung by Arijit Singh has been a huge hit ever since the release of the film.


Every song in this movie is dearly loved by the audience along with the performances and cinematography. Receiving mixed reviews, the songs of the film proved to be a treat for the ears! From the sweet melody of Jaan Hai Meri by Armaan Malik to the song of passion Aashiqui Aa Gayi by Arijit Singh, all songs have their own way of portraying love.


From the romantic Nain Ta Heere to the dance number of the year Nach Panjaban, every song reminds us of family, love and reunion! Even though the film was an average grosser at the box office, it cannot be counted in the list of flop movies in Bollywood.

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