In the recent times, many Bollywood movies made on the budget of 100 Crores has fallen flat on the box-office. Not only Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan but also Shamshera failed to get the audience love.
The recent fate of the big budget movies indicates that the era of just attracting audience with the mere presence of stars and glam is over.
In the recent years, here are some small budget movies that created havoc at Box-office:
Starring Shraddha Sharma and Raj Kumar Rao, Stree was made on a mere budget of ₹20 crores. But this horror comedy left audience so impressed that it entered the ₹100 crore club with the Indian collection of ₹130 crores. This movie’s success is the proof that you can impress audience with unique storyline, impactful performances and quality humor.
2. Badhaai Ho
Starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao, Badhaai Ho was made on the budget of ₹30 crores. But, due to its amazing storyline, exceptional performances and the intelligent screenplay, this movie managed to collect ₹137.61 crores.
This dark comedy thriller was another unexpected hit. This Ayushmann-Tabu starrer left many so much impressed that the movie earned ₹74.6 crores against the budget of ₹32 crores.
This Vidya Balan starrer created an unexpected magic at the box-office. This crime thriller was made on the budget of Rs 8 crores but finally gradened over Rs 104 crores at the box office worldwide. With powerful screenplay, talented actors and attention gripping story, this movie is one of finest movies that Bollywood has made in the recent times.
5. Secret Superstar
Though the movie starred the actors, who were not famous actors, the movie managed to create an unparallel buzz at the box-office. Made on the modest budget of ₹15 crores, Secret Superstar managed to garner ₹82 crores in India and worldwide collection of ₹121.59 crores.
6. Hindi Medium
This Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar starrer comedy-drama became a commercial success. The movie garnered a massive collection of almost ₹70 crores at the Box Office.
7. Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
This social comedy with a unique story touched the hearts of audience so much that the movie made a final collection of almost ₹60 crores against the budget of mere ₹25 crores.
This outstanding movie was made on a small budget of ₹15 crores. And, no one expected that this would turn into a hit in 2017. This movie that gardened lifetime collection of ₹22.80 crores and became India’s official entry to the Oscars because of its brilliant actors and great screenplay. performances by both Rajkummar Rao and Pankaj Tripathi.
We are so happy that these movies left their mark despite of their limited resources. These movies indicate that the filmmakers can’t fool audience with the glam and the mere presence of so-called superstars. We look forward to this changing trend and hope we will soon be able to watch more quality content.