Most Expensive Bollywood Movies in History
Bollywood film industry is one of the most popular industries in Indian cinema. Also Bollywood is the richest film industry in Indian cinema. As Bollywood films are made using modern technology and lavish sets, compared to films from other industries, the budget of Bollywood films is very high. Let’s see which are the biggest budget Bollywood movies ever made.
Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva is a 2022 film directed by Ayan Mukerji and is reportedly the highest budget film ever made in Bollywood. The film has been made on a budget of ₹410 crore. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in lead roles, the film is produced by Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Namit Malhotra, Ranbir Kapoor, Marijke DeSouza and Ayan Mukerji.
The second Bollywood film on this list is Saaho directed by Sujeeth starring Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles. Produced by Vamsi – Pramod under the banner of UV Creations, the film is made on a budget of 350 crores. This movie was released in 2019. The third most expensive Bollywood film is Radhe Shyam directed by Radha Krishna Kumar starring Prabhas. This film is made by T-Series on a budget of 300 crores.
’83’, a biopic of former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev, ‘Thugs of Hindostan’, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Zero, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma, were made on a budget of over Rs 200 crore. Although some of these films became box office successes, it is noteworthy that these films did not make huge profits at the box office as expected by the producers.