Yes, it rarely happens but when it does, it is a dream scenario for every filmmaker. There have been quite a few ventures in the history of cinema, however, that prove that content is the boss and blockbusters do not actually require a sky-high budget. Following are the 10 low budget movies that become big blockbusters:

1. Lunchbox

5 Low Budget Movies That Became Big Blockbusters

Lunchbox is a film with a budget of 9 crores, half of which has been arranged from producers of Germany and France. Regardless, this film made Rs 20 crore at the box office and was declared a major hit by critics.

2. Kahaani

5 Low Budget Movies That Became Big Blockbusters

The lead role in Kahaani is played by VidyaBalan, with Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a supportive role. The film’s budget was Rs. 8 crore, while it went on to earn Rs.78 crores at the box office.

3. Vicky Donor

5 Low Budget Movies That Became Big Blockbusters

The movie starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami Gautam, Annu Kapoor and Dolly Ahluwalia was a trendsetter in Bollywood. The film made on a budget of 5 crores, crossed the 65 crore mark.

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4. Paan Singh Tomar

5 Low Budget Movies That Became Big Blockbusters

Tigmanshu Dhulia’s biopic on the Indian soldier and rebel Paan Singh Tomar was made on a budget of 4.5 crores and garnered 19 crores at the box office.

5. No One Killed Jessica

5 Low Budget Movies That Became Big Blockbusters

Based on the controversial story of the murder mystery of Jessica, the film was made with a total budget of Rs 9 crore, it regained almost Rs. 50 crore at the box office.