TOP 10 KOLLYWOOD SMALL BUDGET MOVIES THAT MADE A SUPER HIT AT THE BOX OFFICE
You will be shocked if you know these movies have made five times its production budget in the box office. Not every super hit film has to be an expensive budget. There are a lot of small budget movies that became a super hit and made a massive collection at the box office.
LKG is a Tamil political satire themed movie directed by Prabhu, starring Priya Anand, RJ Balaji and 'J K Rithesh,' etc. It is the story of a small politician, who wishes to become a state's chief minister. He gets help from big corporates to become prevalent for elections. However, he had to face the opposition’s tactics. The movie portrays the hard work of a politician to achieve his dream. The movie is made with a budget of 3.2 cr. It became a blockbuster and made a collection of 15 cr, which is five times the budget. LKG is one of the small budget blockbuster movies of the Kollywood film industry.
Irumbu Thirai is an action-thriller movie directed by P.S Mithran, starring Vishal Reddy, Samantha Akkineni, Arjun Sarja and many others. It is the story of a military officer who borrows money from a bank using fake papers. When the money disappears from his bank account, he starts an investigation to find the thief. It is a movie that depicts the dangers of cyber crimes. Irumbu Thirai is one of the super hit small budget Tamil movies. With a budget of 14.5 cr, this movie made a worldwide gross of 62 crores.
3. Kolamavu Kokila
Kolamavu Kokila is a crime movie directed by 'Nelson' Dilipkumar, starring 'Nayanthara,' Yogi Babu, Saranya Ponvannan, Naan Kadavul 'Rajendran,' etc. It is the story of a young girl with a serious financial issue, who gets into drug peddling to earn quick money. The movie further shows how this affects her family members and their lives. Kolamavu Kokila is one of the super hit small budget movies made with a budget of 8 crores. It is one of the best female leading films that made a collection of Rs 3.22 cr. on the first day of its release. This movie made a worldwide gross of 43 crores and a worldwide net of 36 crores.
'96 is a must-watch romantic drama directed by 'C PremKumar,' starring Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha Krishnan, 'Gouri G Kishan,' Devadarshini Chetan, Bagavathi Perumal, etc. It is a nostalgic love story of a photographer, K Ramachandran. He gets to meet his childhood sweetheart Janaki after 22 years at the reunion of classmates. The movie takes you through his school life romance, which makes every viewer recollect their childhood love. ‘96 made a collection of 55.5 Crores worldwide.
5. Theeram Adhigaaram Ondru
It is an action movie directed by 'H Vinoth,' starring Karthik Sivakumar, Rakul Preet Singh, Abhimanyu Singh, 'Praveena,' 'Manobala,' etc. The film portrays the story of a dedicated police officer who gets engrossed in investigating a case sequel of Bawaria dacoits. This dacoits murder innocent people and steal their valuables. Karthi, as the main protagonist, did a brilliant job. Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru made 57 crores in the box office.
Ratsasan is a psychological thriller directed by Director Ram Kumar, starring Vishnu Vishal, Amala Paul, Munishkanth Ramdoss, etc. The film portrays a police officer who struggles to find a killer. The killer targets teen girls and murder them inhumanely. This movie brings a nerve-wracking tension and nervousness inside every viewer. Ratsasan is one of the small budget movies which became a super hit. The picture made 23 crores in the box office.
Demonte Colony is a horror movie directed by 'R Ajay Gnanamuthu,' starring 'Arulnithi,' Ramesh Thilak, Sananth Shetty, Yogi Babu, etc. It is the story of four friends who enter into a haunted house (where a Portuguese lord killed all his poor servants) for adventure. And the movie shows you how their life gets mixed up with supernatural things. Demonte Colony is a two crore budget movie, which made twelve crores at the box office.
8. Kaaka Muttai
Kaaka Muttai is a great Tamil movie directed by 'M Manikandan,' starring Aishwarya Rajesh, Vignesh, 'Ramesh,' etc. The film portrays the story of 2 slum kids who get tempted by the new pizza outlet in their locality, and when they couldn’t get money from their parents, they choose illegal methods to earn money. The movie further shows the difference between privileged and underprivileged people of the country. With a budget of just one crore, this is one of the low budget Tamil movies, which became a super hit. The movie banged 2.4 crores within the first two days of its release.
Maanagaram is an action thriller movie directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, starring Sundeep Kishan, Regina Cassandra, Sri, 'Charle,' etc. The story portrays a young man, who comes to Chennai searching for a job and gets beaten up brutally by a group of gangsters in the town. Maanagaram is an intelligent must-watch Tamil movie produced with a budget of 4 crores that became a super hit. The film made 11 crores in the worldwide box office.
Peranbu is an emotional movie directed by 'Ram,' starring 'Mammootty,' 'Anjali,' Baby Sadhana, Anjali Ameer, 'Samuthirakani,' etc. The film depicts the story of an affectionate father who struggles to take care of his cerebral palsy affected daughter. The picture highlights the unconditional love of a single father. It is a true masterpiece to watch. The movie, made on a budget of 4 crores, became a blockbuster with 34 crores at the box office.