Phas Gaye Re Obama
Out of nowhere, making a perfect spot in the top list of successful small budget films is, “Phas Gaye Re Obama”. Collecting about 19 crores at box office, the movie was a sure success. The comedy film based on global recession with
Neha Dhupia and
Rajat Sharma in the cast got the direction of
Subhash Kapoor. With a budget of almost 6 crores, the movie was a huge hit at the theaters.
Next in the list comes out to be “Udaan”. With a teeny-tiny budget of 5 crores, “Udaan" bagged about 30 crores at the box office. The small star cast and low budget was not enough to put sufficient effect on the success of the plot.
Ronit Roy and
Rajat Barmecha cast in the lead roles for the film, which came out with a clean sheet.
3. No One Killed Jessica
The film starred big time actress’ like Rani Mukherji and
Vidya Balan, but in spite of a small budget of 90 crores, the film was able to hit a phenomenal record of 580 million at the box office. The story was based on a real-life incident and was released in the year 2011.
Paan Singh Tomar
The 45 million small budget film got the lead cast of
Irrfan Khan and the direction of
Tigmanshu Dhulia. Making a cracking record of 384 million, the film, "Paan Singh Tomar", was a huge success at box office. Based on the life of a soldier and athlete, the film was able to make a good impression on the viewers.
Pyaar Ka Punchnama
First in its kind, the small budget film, “Pyaar Ka Punchnama”, was a huge success. The romantic-comedy movie was a full on entertainer for the viewers. With a small budget of 7 crores, it easily earned success with 17 crores from the box office.
Tanu Weds Manu
Directed by Anand L. Rai, “Tanu Weds Manu” bagged a box office collection of 580 million. In the lead roles we find R. Madhavan and
Kangana Ranaut, however, the small budget of 175 million was enough to make the viewers watch it. The romantic-comedy was a huge success in theaters.
In a quick span of just two weeks, “Dhobi Ghat" earned a box office collection of 200 million. Under the direction of
Kiran Rao and
Aamir Khan in the cast, the movie set sail on a perfect path to get the desired success. The small budget of 100 million was no barrier in its way to success.
Tere Bin Laden
Abhishek Sharma, “Tere Bin Laden” came under the radar of small budget films. With a small budget of 58 million, the film was able to get a box office collection of 150 million. The cast of Pakistani star,
Ali Zafar, gave it a successful boost.
The production unit of Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao did make some difference for the film, as the small budget of 100 million was never a where about for “Peepli Live”. The cast of
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and
Naseeruddin Shah came in the form of success with no bounds, and it ended up collecting 403 million at the box office.
Sujoy Ghosh, “Kahaani” is one the most successful small budget films till date. With Vidya Balan In the lead and a small budget of 80 million, the movie was able to collect a huge sum of 1.04 billion in about 50 days. Amitabh Bachchan’s voice for the song, “Ekla Cholo Re” added a new flavor to the movie.