These days when filmmakers are leaving no stone unturned to make a successful movie. Apart from a good script, brilliant actors, and director, the budget of the movie also plays a vital role in this. Though it is not essential that everytime a big budget movie tastes the success but still filmmakers try everything to create a masterpiece. Here we bring you most expensive movies of Indian film industry. Take a look:
10. Bajirao Mastani
At number ten we have Bajirao Mastani. Produced by Eros and Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions, the film was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film features Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra in lead roles. It was a massive success. The budget of the movie was ₹145 Crore.
At number nine we have another southern entry; Spyder. The film stars Mahesh Babu, S. J. Surya and Rakul Preet Singh in lead roles. It was produced by N. V. Prasad and Tagore Madhu and was directed by AR Murugadoss. The budget of the movie was ₹125 Crore.
8. Happy New Year
At number eight we have Happy New Year. It was directed by Farah Khan and was produced by Red Chillies Entertainment. The film has an ensemble cast, which includes Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff but still, it failed to create the magic among audiences. The budget of the film was ₹150 Crore.
7. Bang Bang!
At number seven we have Bang Bang, directed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Fox Star Studios. The film was an official remake of the Hollywood film Knight and Day and features Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles performed by Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz respectively in the original. The total budget of the movie was ₹160 Crore.
At number six we have Dilwale, which was released in 2015. A romantic action film was directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Gauri Khan and Rohit Shetty under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment and Rohit Shetty Productions respectively. The total budget of the movie was ₹165 Crore. The film didn't impress the audience and critics.
5. Dhoom 3
At number five we have Dhoom 3, a successful sequel to Dhoom franchise. An action thriller was produced by Yash Raj Films and was directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. Before Baahubali: The Beginning, Dhoom 3 was most expensive Indian film. The budget of this movie was ₹175 Crore.
4. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
At number four we have Rajshri Productions' Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. The film features Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor in lead roles. The budget of the film was ₹180 Crore. In spite of its big budget and big star cast film failed to impress the audience and critics. It was directed by Sooraj Barjatya.
3. Baahubali: The Beginning
At number three we have Baahubali: The Beginning, a prequel to Baahubali: The Conclusion. It was also produced by same production house Arka Media Works and Dharma Productions. The budget of this cine saga was ₹180 Crores. It was also a huge hit and was acclaimed by all.
At number two we have Padmavati. Padmavati is an upcoming Indian period drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali the film features Deepika Padukone in the title role as Rani Padmini, alongside Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, and Aditi Rao Hydari. Based on the lore of Rani Padmini of Chittor, the film will be released on 1st December 2017. It is being produced by Viacom 18 and Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions. The film is also directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The total estimated budget of the movie is around ₹200 Crore.
1. Baahubali: The Conclusion
At number one, we have Baahubali: The Conclusion. It is the most expensive movie of Indian Cinema till now. The total budget of the film was ₹250 Crore. probably the most anticipated movie of all time. It was originally made in Telugu but was dubbed simultaneously in Tamil and Hindi. The film was produced by Arka Media Works and Dharma Productions for Hindi. It was directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film was a huge hit which garnered appreciation from all. The film collected more than 1500 crore worldwide.