The box office collection of a movie has to do a lot with its timing as well as its entertainment quotient. There have been plenty perfectly entertaining movies which could not get enough money on the box office. It is normally believed that mostly multi crore projects would do phenomenally well at the box office. Weather because of its heart touching topic, amazing script or is about a social issue, in the end all that matters is how much did the movie earn in the end. In the rat race to earn as much as possible the directors go with the item numbers, romantic scenes, shooting in Switzerland and what not to make it a hit some small budget movies still steal the show.
Here are 10 low budget movies with high box office collection.
10. Aashiqui 2
It was the debut performance of Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur . The background score gave an astounding feel to the script.
9. English Vinglish
Sridevi’s comeback with English Vinglish ,a movie which orbits around a middle-class homemaker who everyone in the house mocks and disrespect. It’s a movie about “making her feel better about herself” in her journey to learn English (which she does).
8. Taare Zameen Par
A low budget creation, Taare Zameen Par is about a dyslexic child, in which Aamir Khan is the mentor and metaphor of love and support every child craves for. The movie was heart touching.
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7. Toilet Ek Prem Katha
A peculiar love story revolving around ‘Shauchalaya’. The movie was a satire at the mind set of Indian society against sanitation. The movie topped the charts and that showed in numbers as well.
6. No One Killed Jessica
The Rani Mukerji and Vidya Balan starrer was a biographical thriller is based on Jessica Lal murder case by Manu Sharma. The movie was sensational at the box office and was found a special place in the hearts of the masses.
5. Peepli Live
An Aamir Khan production, a movie about farmer suicides and the way media shows it for TRPs. It was a well written satire at Indian media.
4. Tanu Weds Manu
A family entertainer, with good script and followed by an amazing sequel. Tanu Weds Manu made on such a low budget was a blockbuster hit.
3. Vicky Donor
A movie which revolves around the act of sperm donation was brought on screen by Ayushmann Khurrana playing Vicky and Yami Gautam playing Ashima Roy. This movie did surprisingly well at box office
The thriller movie acted by Vidya Balan which got another sequel made. The script was well written and the suspense kept everyone on the edge of their seats. No wonder the movie did wonders at the box office.
1. Paan Singh Tomar
Based on a true story about an Indian soldier turned athlete turned rebel, the movie had Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui as leads. The film did well at the box office despite being such a low budget project.