Bollywood Films have mostly been associated with making grandeur and larger than life movies. In last few years, the film industry has seen a splurge in the more number of small budget films, which focussed on the quality storyline. Many underrated and small budget films with no big stars are turning out to be unexpected hits only because of its story and gripping performances from the cast. These films prove that it’s the story which is important. It was difficult to compile the ten best low-budget films which became successful, but we somehow jotted down the list which you can see below-
This Vikramaditya Motwane’s film made with a small budget of Rs. 5 but the movie collected Rs. 30 approximately at the box-office. The flick was made by the director, with no big star cast, but it was the storyline and cast performances which made the movie to earn critical acclaim from audiences.
- The Lunch Box
Irfan Khan and Nimrit Kaur film
declared hit by viewers and critics for the intriguing storyline. The chemistry between the lead pair was delightful. Both the actors had barely few scenes together, but audiences felt the connection between them. The movie was made with an amount of Rs 10 Crore, and the film's overall collection was Rs 100 crore.
- Phas Gaye Re Obama
This satire comedy-centric film made with a small budget of Rs 6 crore but the movie recovered 19 . The film was made by National Award winning Filmmaker Subash Kapoor.
An endearing storyline and scintillating performances from the cast made the film successful at the box-office. The movie was made by
. The film overall worldwide collection is Rs. 47 crore. The movie was based on the Noida double murder case.
5. Khosla Ka Ghosla
This Dibankar Banerjee's film was made with a tiny budget of less than Rs.3 crore. The movie went on the win the hearts of audiences as the every character in the film-shaped so well. The film’s plot was about a middle-class family who mistakenly gets into the trap of land mafia’s.
Paan Singh Tomar
This biopic film was made on the Indian rebel soldier Paan Singh Tomar. The movie is still remembered for its gripping storyline and brilliance in acting of Irfan Khan. It was made with the small budget of Rs. 8 and lastly it recovered approximately Rs. 38 crore.
single handily turned out to be the winner with her brilliance in acting. The flick was made with a small budget of Rs. 8 . But the film earned Rs.78 crore approximately. The movie was made by the filmmaker
The film plot was based on the sensitive issue of sperm donation. The movie made with a tiny budget of Rs.5 crore, and it declared super hit as the flick collected around Rs.65 crore at the box-office. The film hogs the limelight for its powerful storyline.
9. Peepli Live
This satirical comedy oriented film was based on the tragic issue of farmer suicides. The film was made with an amount of Rs. 10 crores and it collected Rs.35 crore thus declared as a super hit.
10. No One Killed Jessica
Rani Mukherjee and Vidya Balan starrer movie were made with a budget of Rs 9 crore. But the film collected around Rs.49 crore at the box-office. The film was based on the real-life murder of Jessica Lal.