Best-selling albums in India

The list of the best-selling albums in India is divided into two parts: the best-selling soundtracks and the best-selling albums of the international repertoire. The list of best-selling soundtracks includes albums released from 1990 to 2008. Sales figures are based on data from Box Office India. International album sales are based on Indian Music Industry (IMI) certifications and figures from Billboard magazine. Indian film soundtracks bring 80% of the profits of the Indian music market, ahead of solo albums by artists and bands.

The best-selling soundtrack album in India is Aashiqui (A Life for Love) with a sales of 15 million copies. One of the most successful albums by a foreign artist in India is The Party Album by the Vengaboys which sold 650.000 copies.

The best-selling soundtrack album in India is Aashiqui (A Life for Love).
1 Best-selling Indian soundtracks (1990 – 2008)
2 International albums sales & certifications in India

Best-selling Indian soundtracks (1990 – 2008)

RANKALBUMSALESYEAR
1AASHIQUI15 000 0001990
2DIL TO PAGAL HAI12 500 0001997
3RAJA HINDUSTANI11 000 0001996
4HUM AAPKE HAIN KAUN10 000 0001994
5DILWALE DULHANIA LE JAYENGE9 000 0001995
6KAHO NAA PYAAR HAI9 000 0001999
7KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI8 000 0001998
8SAAJAN7 000 0001991
9PHOOL AUR KAANTE6 000 0001991
10PARDES6 000 0001997
11DILWALE5 500 0001993
12SADAK5 000 0001991
13GUPT5 000 0001997
14MOHABBATEIN5 000 0002000
15DEEWANA4 500 0001992
16MOHRA4 500 0001994
17BORDER4 500 0001997
18DIL SE4 500 0001998
19DHADKAN4 500 0002000
20TAAL4 000 0001999
21SANAM BEWAFA3 500 0001990
22DARR3 500 0001993
23KHALNAYAK3 500 0001993
241942 A LOVE STORY3 500 0001994
25RAJA3 500 0001995
26PYAAR KIYA TO DARNA KYA3 500 0001997
27SOLDIER3 500 0001998
28HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM3 500 0001999
29REFUGEE3 500 0002000
30KABHI KHUSHI KABHIE GHAM…(SOMETIMES HAPPY SOMETIMES SAD)3 500 0002001
31RANGEELA3 200 0001995
32PYAAR TO HONA HI THA3 200 0001998
33MUJHE KUCH KEHNA HAI3 200 0002001
34SAUDAGAR3 000 0001991
35BETA3 000 0001992
36AANKHEN3 000 0001993
37BAAZIGAR3 000 0001993
38KARAN ARJUN3 000 0001994
39MAIN KHILADI TU ANARI3 000 0001994
40THE GENTLEMAN3 000 0001994
41VIJAYPATH3 000 0001994
42BARSAAT (1995)3 000 0001995
43BEWAFA SANAM3 000 0001995
44BOMBAY3 000 0001995
45PAPA KEHTE HAIN3 000 0001996
46ISHQ3 000 0001997
47YES BOSS3 000 0001997
48BIWI NO13 000 0001999
49KACHCHE DHAAGE3 000 0001999
50RAAZ3 000 0002001
51TERE NAAM3 000 0002003
52VEER ZAARA3 000 0002004
53PHIR TERI KAHANI YAAD AAYI2 800 0001993
54ROJA2 800 0001993
55IMTIHAN2 800 0001994
56KHUDAAR2 800 0001994
57COOLIE NO12 800 0001995
58AGNI SAKSHI2 800 0001996
59MANN2 800 0001999
60LAGAAN2 800 0002001
61PATTHAR KE PHOOL2 500 0001990
62DIL HAI KE MANTA NAHIN2 500 0001991
63JO JEETA WOHI SIKANDER2 500 0001992
64KHILADI2 500 0001992
65HUM HAIN RAHI PYAR KE2 500 0001993
66AATISH2 500 0001994
67AKELE HUM AKELE TUM2 500 0001995
68HUM SE HAI MUQABLA2 500 0001995
69JEET2 500 0001996
70SAAJAN CHALE SASURAL2 500 0001996
71AFLATOON2 500 0001997
72SAPNAY2 500 0001997
73GHULAM2 500 0001998
74BAADSHAH2 500 0001999
75FIZA2 500 0002000
76GADAR EK PREM KATHA2 500 0002001
77ANDAAZ2 500 0002003
78BEWAFAA2 500 0002004
79KAL HO NA HO2 300 0002003
80HENNA2 200 0001991
81BOL RADHA BOL2 200 0001992
82LOOTERE2 200 0001993
83SALAAMI2 200 0001993
84YEH DILLAGI2 200 0001994
85GAMBLER2 200 0001995
86AUZAAR2 200 0001996
87KRISHNA2 200 0001996
88MASOOM2 200 0001996
89TERE MERE SAPNE2 200 0001996
90ZIDDI2 200 0001997
91DAAG THE FIRE2 200 0001998
92HUM AAPKE DIL MEIN REHTE HAIN2 200 0001998
93MAJOR SAAB2 200 0001998
94HELLO BROTHER2 200 0001999
95SIRF TUM2 200 0001999
96HAR DIL JO PYAR KAREGA2 200 0002000
97AJNABEE2 200 0002001
98YAADIEN2 200 0002001
99HUMRAAZ2 200 0002002
100DHOOM2 200 0002004
101MURDER2 200 0002004
102KOI MIL GAYA2 100 0002003
103QAYAMAT2 100 0002003
104MAIN HOON NA2 100 0002004
105DIL2 000 0001990
106SHOLA AUR SHABNAM2 000 0001991
107VISHWATMA2 000 0001991
108JEENA MARNA TERE SANG2 000 0001992
109JIGAR2 000 0001992
110SAPNE SAAJAN KE2 000 0001992
111DALAAL2 000 0001993
112PHOOL AUR ANGAAR2 000 0001993
113RANG2 000 0001993
114GOPI KISHEN2 000 0001994
115SUHAAG2 000 0001994
116HAQEEQAT2 000 0001995
117RAVANRAAJ2 000 0001995
118TRIMURTI2 000 0001995
119YAARANA2 000 0001995
120JUDAAI2 000 0001996
121KHILADIYON KA KHILADI2 000 0001996
122DAUD2 000 0001997
123MOHABBAT2 000 0001997
124DULHE RAJA2 000 0001998
125JAB PYAR KISISE HOTA HAI2 000 0001998
126BADAL2 000 0001999
127JAANWAR2 000 0001999
128CHORI CHORI CHUPKE CHUPKE2 000 0002000
129KYA KEHNA2 000 0002000
130DIL CHAHTA HAI2 000 0002001
131TUM BIN2 000 0002001
132SAATHIYA2 000 0002002
133MUJHSE SHAADI KAROGI2 000 0002004
134AASHIQ BANAYE AAPNE2 000 0002005
135DHOOM 22 000 0002006
136OM SHANTI OM2 000 0002007
137BUNTY AUR BABLI1 900 0002005
138RANG DE BASANTI1 900 0002005
139KABHI ALVIDA NA KEHNA1 900 0002006
140JAB WE MET1 900 0002007
141GHAJINI 1 900 0002008
142RAB NE BANA DI JODI1 900 0002008
143AAJ KA ARJUN1 800 0001990
144100 DAYS1 800 0001991
145NARSIMHA1 800 0001991
146KHUDA GAWAH1 800 0001992
147PREM DEEWANE1 800 0001992
148RAJU BAN GAYA GENTLEMAN1 800 0001992
149RAJA BABU1 800 0001993
150TEESRA KAUN1 800 0001994
151HAATHKADI1 800 0001995
152DARAAR1 800 0001996
153HERO NO11 800 0001996
154HINDUSTANI1 800 0001996
155JUDWAA1 800 0001996
156KOYLA1 800 0001997
157BADE MIYAN CHHOTE MIYAN1 800 0001998
158BANDHAN1 800 0001998
159JEANS1 800 0001998
160HUM SAATH SAATH HAIN1 800 0001999
161JAANAM SANJHA KARO1 800 0001999
162DULHAN HUM LE JAYENGE1 800 0002000
163JOSH1 800 0002000
164TERA JADOO CHAL GAYA1 800 0002000
165EK RISHTAA1 800 0002001
166HAAN MAINE BHI PYAR KIYA1 800 0002001
167DEVDAS1 800 0002002
168KAANTE1 800 0002002
169CHALTE CHALTE1 800 0002003
170MUSAFIR1 800 0002004
171LUCKY NO TIME FOR LOVE1 800 0002005
172ZEHER1 800 0002005
173PARTNER1 800 0002007
174SINGH IS KINNG1 800 0002008
175DUS1 700 0002005
176FANAA1 700 0002006
177JHOOM BARABAR JHOOM1 700 0002007
178DOSTANA1 700 0002008
179RACE1 700 0002008
180SALAAM-E-ISHQ1 650 0002006
181BICHOO1 600 0002000
182YEH DIL AASHIQANA1 600 0002001
183HUM TUMHARE HAIN SANAM1 600 0002002
184MAIN PREM KI DIWANI HOON1 600 0002003
185HUM TUM1 600 0002004
186KAAL1 600 0002005
187GANGSTER1 600 0002006
188BACHNA AE HASEENO1 600 0002008
189JANNAT1 600 0002008
190BAAGHI1 500 0001990
191HUM1 500 0001990
192AAJ KA GOONDA RAAJ1 500 0001992
193TAHELKA1 500 0001992
194YALGAAR1 500 0001992
195LAADLA1 500 0001994
196AUR PYAR HO GAYA1 500 0001997
197MRITYUDAATA1 500 0001997
198MISSION KASHMIR1 500 0002000
199ASOKA1 500 0002001
200DIL HAI TUMHAARA1 500 0002002
201JISM1 500 0002002
202LOC KARGIL1 500 0002003
203AITRAAZ1 500 0002004
204AKSAR1 500 0002005
205BARSAAT (2005)1 500 0002005
206DON1 500 0002006
207WELCOME1 500 0002007
208JAANE TU… YA JAANE NA1 500 0002008
209TASHAN1 500 0002008
210DEEWAANE1 400 0002000
211NAYAK1 400 0002001
212DIL KA RISHTAA1 400 0002002
213BAGHBAN1 400 0002003
214FIDA1 400 0002004
215BLUFFMASTER1 400 0002005
216DOSTI1 400 0002005
217KALYUG1 400 0002005
218SALAAM NAMASTE1 400 0002005
219NAMASTEY LONDON1 400 0002007
220GOLMAAL RETURNS1 400 0002008
221KUNWARA1 300 0002000
222LAJJA1 300 0002001
223BOOM1 300 0002003
224SWADES1 300 0002004
225KYON KI1 300 0002005
226KRRISH1 300 0002006
227AAP KAA SURROOR1 300 0002007
228KARZZZZ1 300 0002008
229RAAZ – THE MYSTERY CONTINUES1 300 0002008
230MAINE PYAAR KYUN KIYA1 250 0002005
231JAAN-E-MANN1 250 0002006
232KISHEN KANHAIYA1 200 0001990
233CHAL MERE BHAI1 200 0002000
234DEEWANGEE1 200 0002002
235KHUSHI1 200 0002002
236MUJHSE DOSTI KAROGE1 200 0002002
237ISHK VISHK1 200 0002003
238PLAN1 200 0002003
239KISNA1 200 0002004
24036 CHINA TOWN1 200 0002006
241HUM KO DEEWANA KAR GAYE1 200 0002006
242BHOOL BHULAIYAA1 200 0002007
243CASH1 200 0002007
244HEYY BABYY1 200 0002007
245ROCK ON!1 200 0002008
246GURU1 150 0002006
247OMKARA1 150 0002006
248MERE YAAR KI SHAADI HAI1 100 0002002
249KUCH NA KAHO1 100 0002003
250LAKSHYA1 100 0002004
251CHAK DE INDIA1 100 0002007
252LIFE IN A… METRO1 100 0002007
253TAARE ZAMEEN PAR1 100 0002007
254JODHAA AKBAR1 100 0002008
255GHAYAL1 000 0001990
256SWARG1 000 0001990
257KYAA DIL NE KAHA1 000 0002002
258KHAKEE1 000 0002003
259MUNNABHAI MBBS1 000 0002003
260HULCHUL1 000 0002004
261MASTI1 000 0002004
262ARYAN1 000 0002006
263LAGE RAHO MUNNABHAI1 000 0002006
264PHIR HERA PHERI1 000 0002006
265SAAWARIYA1 000 0002007
266TA RA RUM PUM1 000 0002007
267KISMAT KONNECTION1 000 0002008
268KUCH TO HAI900 0002002
269NA TUM JANO NA HUM900 0002002

International albums sales & certifications in India

Note: – Gold album, – Platinum; BBD – date of issue Billboard Magazine from which the information was taken.

ARTISTALBUMAWARDSALES
VENGABOYSTHE PARTY ALBUMBBD 21-4-2001650 000
VENGABOYSTHE PLATINUM ALBUMBBD 21-4-2001500 000
STEREO NATIONSTEREO NATIONBBD 14-2-1998400 000
BEE GEESSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (SOUNDTRACK)BBD 18-7-1981 250 000
SHAKIRALAUNDRY SERVICE8P160 000
MICHAEL JACKSONBAD150 000
SAVAGE GARDENSAVAGE GARDEN6P120 000
SHANIA TWAINCOME ON OVER5P100 000
AQUAAQUARIUM4P80 000
BACKSTREET BOYSBACKSTREET’S BACK4P80 000
EMINEMTHE EMINEM SHOW4P80 000
SHAKIRAORAL FIXATION VOLUME 24P80 000
BACKSTREET BOYSMILLENNIUM3P60 000
BRITNEY SPEARS…BABY ONE MORE TIME3P60 000
SAVAGE GARDENAFFIRMATION3P60 000
ABBATHE BEST OF ABBABBD 18-7-1981 50 000
ABBAGOLD – GREATEST HITS2P40 000
BLUEONE LOVE2P40 000
BRITNEY SPEARSOOPS!…I DID IT AGAIN2P40 000
MICHAEL LEARNS TO ROCKNOTHING TO LOSE2P40 000
MICHAEL LEARNS TO ROCKPAINT MY LOVE GREATEST HITS2P40 000
MICHAEL LEARNS TO ROCKPLAYED ON PEPPER2P40 000
ACE OF BASEHAPPY NATION/THE SIGN1P20 000
BACKSTREET BOYSBACKSTREET BOYS1P20 000
BACKSTREET BOYSBLACK & BLUE1P20 000
BLUEALL RISE1P20 000
BLUEGUILTY1P20 000
BRITNEY SPEARSBRITNEY1P20 000
BRITNEY SPEARSGREATEST HITS: MY PREROGATIVE1P20 000
NELLY FURTADOLOOSE1P20 000
ROBBIE WILLIAMSINTENSIVE CARE1P20 000
ROBBIE WILLIAMSSING WHEN YOU’RE WINNING1P20 000
SPICE GIRLSSPICE1P20 000
STINGBRAND NEW DAY1P20 000
ACE OF BASETHE BRIDGE1G10 000
BRUCE SPRINGSTEENTHE RISING1G10 000
CELINE DIONLET’S TALK ABOUT LOVE1G10 000
CHRISTINA AGUILERABACK TO BASICS1G10 000
ENIGMAENIGMA 2 – THE CROSS OF CHANGES1G10 000
IRON MAIDENA MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH1G10 000
MICHAEL LEARNS TO ROCKCOLOURS1G10 000
NELLY FURTADOFOLKLORE1G10 000
NELLY FURTADOWHOA, NELLY!1G10 000
NORAH JONESFEELS LIKE HOME1G10 000
ROBBIE WILLIAMSRUDEBOX1G10 000
THE BLACK EYED PEASELEPHUNK1G10 000
WESTLIFECOAST TO COAST1G10 000

See also. Best-selling albums by country: