6 Chota Bollywood Movies That Created A Badaa Dhamaka at the Box Office

Over the years, Bollywood has witnessed growth in different dimensions. When we talk about Bollywood films and their success, we have seen how certain actors have ruled and managed to stay at the top for a long time. People believe that in order for a particular film to succeed at the box-office, you need big stars, item numbers and above all, a very big budget.

This is not true. If you do not have all the above-mentioned ingredients, a low budget movie can still do wonders. However, to make this possible, all you need to have is a good script, neat direction and of course, talented actors. With all of this in the bag, a film is bound to succeed and win all the deserving appreciation. Not always does a big budget decides the future of a particular film. Many have witnessed that in the past and have loved such films.

Let’s take a look at such low-budget films that were appreciated by many, for the story and performances.

Paan Singh Tomar (2012)


This film is based on the true story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete. The film did not have a big budget but to everyone’s surprise, it won great appreciation for the story as well as Irrfan Khan’s performance. The movie made almost nine times more money than its actual production budget.

Vicky Donor (2012)


A quirky script under John Abraham’s maiden production, the Shoojit Sircar directed film was one of the best of 2012.

Iqbal (2005)


The brilliance of Nagesh Kukunoor with the combination of Naseeruddin Shah and Shreyas Talpade together formed one of the best Bollywood films. The low budget of this film was never going to be an obstacle in its box-office success and critic appreciation.

Kahaani (2012)


Kahaani was a big success and the story was loved by many. A powerful performance by Vidya Balan made this film a hit at the box-office and the character played by her in this film was highly praised as well.

No One Killed Jessica (2011)


This film is based on Jessica Lal’s murder and the trial that followed. Despite of the low budget that the film had, it managed to win great appreciation and did exceptionally well at the box office.

Pyaar Ka Panchnama (2011)


This film was one of the best comedy films of 2011 with a tangy twist to it. The film presents real-life situations and shows how messy a relationship can get.

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