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Low Budget Bollywood Films Which Were Box Office Blockbusters

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Ranbir Kapoor’s Shamshera and Akshay Kumar’s Samrat Prithviraj are recent examples that prove that a film doesn’t  have to be big budget or have A-list actors for it to be a hit.

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Raid Released in 2008, this Ajay Devgn and Illeana D’Cruz starrer film was made on a budget of Rs 42 crores, but it doubled the investment by raking Rs 154 crores at the box office.

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Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Completed within a budget of Rs 40 crores this movie’s full box office earning was Rs 153 crores. The film also helped put Kartik Aaryan on the map.

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Stree This comedy horror film starring Rajkumar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor costed only Rs 20 crore to make. Not only did it draw critical acclaim but also won the the box office with a Rs 181-crore collection.

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Badhaai Ho This unusual film managed to capture the fascination of many. Starring Ayushman Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra, it had a total  budget of Rs 29 crore only, but earned the makers Rs 219.5 crore.

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Kahaani Critics and the audience loved this Vidya Balan-starrer film. It was shot on a meagre budget of Rs 8 crores but it surprised everyone by earing Rs 104 crores.

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Raazi Based on Harinder Sikka’s novel Calling Sehmat, this movie was about an Indian RAW agent who gets married to a Pakistani officer. Produced on a budget of Rs 35-40 crore, it had a great run and cashed Rs 197 crore.