Bollywood is getting famous around the world and even Hollywood celebrities are admiring Indian movies. Some of them are even looking forward to working in Bollywood. People around the world are in love with Indian movies because of the factor that it has drama, emotion, romance and action that they get to see all in one single movie. Singing and dancing is not the only thing that is making Bollywood extravagant from other films but lots of action and happy endings are also cherished.
But for now the whole concept of making expensive movies is getting more dominant in the industry with new themes and story lines coming up. Most of these movies are action or adventure based movies because of the extravagant locations and heavy machinery equipments that are used to carry out stunts.
Expensive movies usually is a success among the audience and fans love to see big budgeted films with extravagant sets, costumes and visual effects effects. Dhoom 3 is one of the recent example of expensive movies that already has fans awaiting the movies release. From the high end actors, big locations, stunts, costumes, songs and special effects, Dhoom 3 has covered everything and has even gotten tremendous reviews by fans even before its release. Hence making big budget movies a trend in the current Bollywood industry.
Some of the most expensive movies made in Bollywood are listed below. Click the pictures to see...
Mughal-E-Azam is 1960 Indian period epic film directed by late K Asif, starring Prithvi Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Madhubala in a pivotal role. It has become the highest grossing Indian Film of all time. Film was also won the "National Film Award".
Budget: 10.5 Million Dollars
Ghajini is 2008 Indian "action psychological thriller film written and directed by AR Murugadoss, starring Aamir khan and Asin in the lead role. The Film was inspired by the American film "memento". Aamir Khan's character was featured in a 3d video game titled Ghajini-The Game, which is based on the movie.
Budget: 12 Million Dollars
Love Story 2050
Love Story 2050 is 2008 Indian science fiction movie starring Harman Baweja and Priyanka Chopra, directed by Harry Baweja. The Film failed to generate a big initial response and just crashed in two week.
Budget: 12.7 Million Dollars
Ek Tha Tiger
Ek Tha Tiger is 2012 Indian "action" movie, directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Yash Raj films, starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead role. This Film became the second highest-grossing Indian Film of all time.
Budget: 13 Million Dollars
Don 2 is 2011 Indian action thriller directed by Farhan Akhtar, starring Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra. It is sequel of the movie Don. The Film fetched several awards at the popular awards ceremonies.
Budget: 14 Million Dollars
Vishwaroop is a 2013 Indian spy thriller film, written and directed by Kamal Hassan who also played the lead role in the movie. The film was be produced in the three languages: Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. The movie also won the National Film Award.
Budget: 16 Million Dollars
Drona is a 2008 Indian fantasy adventure superhero film, directed by Golde Behl, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra. The Producer spent over $2 million on the special effects of this movie and for an imaginary den for the villain. The movie featured Indian Martial Arts.
Budget: 17 Million Dollars
Blue is 2009 Indian underwater action thriller film, directed by Anthony D'Souza and starring Sanjay Dutt, Akshay Kumar, and Lara Dutta in the lead role with Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue, which appeared in a musical number in the movie, Kylie was paid $1 million for that song. The film is based around a Underwater treasure. Despite all this, the film was declared a flop.
Budget: 24 Million Dollars
Ra.One is 2011 Science Fiction Superhero film directed by Anubhav Sinha, and starring Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor in a pivotal role. The film notably won the National Film Award and the Filmfare Award for best special effects and four International Indian film academy awards.
Budget: 27 Million Dollars
Robot is 2010 Indian science fiction action film, co-written and directed by Shankar, starring Rajnikant and Aishwariya Rai Bachchan in lead role. The film, which was released in Hindi and Tamil, has been in the making for over two years, and has been shot in exotic location like Machu Picchu, Austria, Brazil and the USA.
Budget: 35 Million Dollars