SS Rajamouli’s pan India film ‘Bahubali’ had put such a sight of grandeur and supernatural in front of the audience that even today the audience is looking for some similar content in the films released. After the demand of the audience and the success of ‘Bahubali’, filmmakers are also increasing the budget of their films day by day. But due to the full focus on bringing grandeur to the movies, they are forgetting the story somewhere. This is the reason why the high budget films being released in today’s time are constantly falling on their faces at the box office. The mega-budget Bollywood films released in the past have been outrightly rejected by the audience, ranging from Akshay Kumar’s ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ to the recently released Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Shamshera’. In this report, we are going to tell you about some such films, which were made in very low budget. But due to his strong story, he got full love from the audience.

No One Killed Jessica

The film ‘No One Killed Jessica’, based on the life of model Jessica Lal, released in the year 2011, won the hearts of the audience due to its strong story. Vidya Balan and Rani Mukerji starrer this film was made in a budget of just nine crores. But talking about its box office collection, ‘No One Killed Jessica’ earned Rs 46 crores. Not only this, the film was included in the highest grossing films of that year.

Bheja Fry

The name of the 2007 film ‘Bheja Fry’ is also included in this list. Adorned with the performances of stars like Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Sarika, Milind Soman and Ranvir Shorey, the film was made in a total budget of 60 lakhs. The film had earned more than Rs 18 crore after knocking in theatres. The film was so liked by the audience that two more sequels were also made. Not only this, it was also remade in Hollywood under the name ‘Dinner for Skumks’.


Who can forget Vidya Balan’s film ‘Kahaani’, one of the best actresses of Bollywood. Released in the year 2012, this film was made in a budget of only about 8 crores, but its story impressed everyone a lot. The audience gave the film a lot of love at the box office. The film earned a bumper of 104 crores at the box office. Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, the film won three National Awards and five Filmfare Awards.

A Wednesday

In the year 2008, inspired by the Mumbai attacks, ‘A Wednesday’ was made in just five crores. Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher and Jimmy Shergill were in the lead roles in this film. The film earned 30 crores at the box office. In this thriller drama film, it is shown how a common man avenges the death of his loved ones by fighting the government for people like him.

Vicky Donor

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who fills his dreams on the basis of his performance, is not interested in any identity today. In the early days of his career, he worked in many great films. One of them is the film ‘Vicky Donor’. The film still captivates the audience for its different story. In the year 2012, ‘Vicky Donor’, directed by Shoojit Sircar, was made in a budget of only five crores. But the film did a business of around Rs 67 crore at the box office.

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