5 Low-Budget Bollywood Movies that sum up Life

Call it whatever you want, off-beat movies or underrated movies but this list of low-budget Bollywood movies are worth your time. These movies are not amongst the famous one but worthy of watching it once by all. It may not entertain you like blockbusters but in the end, these movies are definitely going to leave a positive impact on you.

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So out of many, we have selected these 5 low-budget Bollywood movies which we think everyone should watch.

  • Udaan (2010) –Low-Budget Bollywood Movies

    Udaan is a moving piece of art with a wonderfully portrayed story by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap. With such laudable performances from its cast, Udaan is a captivating coming-of-age film.
    It is a simple story of a boy caught in the clutches of an oppressive father, who is also against his aspiration of being a writer. It revolves around the will and hope of a determined young man to break free.
    Udaan is indeed a flight of dreams for cinema. While Ronit Roy, as the menacing father surprises with his strong performance, Rajat Barmecha, and that 9-year-old kid Aayan Boradia are the pillars of this immensely-moving film.

    Genre – Crime/Drama
    IMDb rating – 8.2/10


Aankhon Dekhi (2013) –AANKHON DEKHI

Aankhon Dekhi is a simultaneously thought-provoking and engaging movie. Under the brilliant direction of Rajat Kapoor, this movie is filled with impeccable performances. Seema Pahwa and Sanjay Mishra deliver their best performance.
This movie follows a different perspective of mankind. It’s a beautifully portrayed story of an ordinary man’s journey to find his own existence. Moreover, a family drama to which everyone can relate.
All in all, Aankhon Dekhi should definitely be on your watch list.

Genre – Comedy/Drama
IMDb rating – 8.0/10



  • Nil Battey Sannata (2015) –NIL BATTEY SANNATA

    Nil Battey Sannata is one of a kind film. With power-pact performances by Swara Bhaskar, Ria Shukla, and Pankaj Tripathi, the movie is a treat to watch.
    Nil Battey Sannata is a movie that tells you about how a mother who is a maid works hard for the better future of her daughter. The only dream in Chanda’s (Swara Bhaskar) life is to see her daughter Apu (Ria Shukla) shine.
    It is a film that will give you a powerful message that “No matter what, never give up on your dreams”. Wonderfully written and directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, this film is indeed a masterpiece.

    Genre – Drama/Family
    IMDb rating – 8.5/10


    I Am Kalam (2010) –I AM KALAM

    A very well directed and meaningful story by Nila Madhab Panda about how poverty keeps children deprived of education which is, unfortunately, a reality for thousands of children. Even though, there are some who work hard to fulfill their dreams just like Kalam.
    ‘I Am Kalam’ tells the inspiring and motivating journey of an optimistic boy who works at a tea shop and dreams about going to school. A boy who follows Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Sir as his ideal. You will know what true friendship is while watching this film.
    With the astonishing acting by the whole cast especially the kids, I Am Kalam is truly an encouraging movie that will leave a positive impact on you. Similarly, It will enlighten you to fulfill your dream, no matter how much hard work it requires.

    Genre – Comedy/Drama
    IMDb rating – 8.0/10


  • Dor (2006) –DOR

    A great story churned out by Nagesh Kukunoor. Shafqat Amanat Ali’s “Yeh Honsla” song is one of the best songs till date. Dor is definitely a gem of a movie for Indian Cinema.
    Dor is a movie about friendship and the “dor” (string) that connects us all together into mutual dependence. It is unique in terms of the bond of friendship between two women, from two different backgrounds, and how they both managed themselves when they were deeply broken.
    Performance of Gul Panag (As Zeenath) and Ayesha Takia (As Meera) has been exceptional and are a major highlight of the movie. Shreyas Talpade adds comedy flavor to the fantastic movie. Dor is a movie which highlights the message “Your happiness is just a decision away”.

    Genre – Drama
    IMDb rating – 8.0/10


Sometimes, movies are not just a mere piece of entertainment but also a way to learn something. We are sure that you won’t regret investing your precious time watching these low-budget Bollywood movies. Well, do suggest us some more fine piece to watch.

A good story can take you on a fantastic journey. – Walt Disney

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