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In this day of competitiveness in the entertainment industry where a huge chunk of money is spent in promotion there are a few movies whose budget did not allow promotion or rather they did not need promotion at all. These so called low budget movies stood up against their big budget commutators and gave them a run for their money. We take a look at some of these movies yielded high returns for their producers
A Rajat Kapoor and Vinay Pathak starer out and out Gen X comedy produced at a budget of under Rs 1 crore. The entire movie talks about the story of one night and makes you burst out with laughter with its incidents. Supported well by Milind Soman and Ranvir Shorey, Bheja Fry grossed about 10 times its production cost which would make any producer proud.
Starring Ranvir Shorey and Naseeruddin Shah its story revolved around a young man who comes to Mumbai aspiring to make it big in life. Destiny has it different for him and he lands up in underworld's net. The movie was appreciated by the critics and did brisk business at the box office in the first few weeks of its release recovering its production cost.
Based on the Bombay Bomb Blasts of 1993, this movie was released in the country after a delay of three years. With Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra and Aditya Srivastava in its star cast showed the underworld like no other film had done before. Made with a very low budget this Anurag Basu movie was critically appreciated and did well in the screens.
Who says Chak De India first movie about condition of spots in India. Coming from the stable of Nagesh Kukunoor this film talked about a underdog who aspired to play for the Indian cricket team. This also marked the entry of Shreyas Talpade in Bollywood and earned him the Critics Best Actors Award. Backed up well by the superb acting of Naseeruddin Shah this movie recovered its cost within a week.
Khosla Ka Ghosla
A comedy starring Anupam Kher, Boman Irani and Ranvir Shorey, Khosla Ka Ghosla threw light on the land mafia's in the country. The movie was critically well appreciated and did well all across the country. Although made on a very small budget it stormed the box office for some time.