7 Low-Budget Films With Incredible Storylines

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Aankhon Dekhi (2014) - JioCinema

Directed by Rajat Kapoor, "Aankhon Dekhi" is a poignant drama exploring existentialism. Shot on a budget pf 4.75 crores, A man takes the vow of only believing what he sees as truth. Everything which is unseen is not possibly true.

Manto (2018) - JioCinema

Directed by Nandita Das, It portrays the life of acclaimed writer Saadat Hasan Manto. Crafted with artistic finesse on a Budget of 8 crores, the film delves into the problems Manto faced for writing stories which were a mirror to the society and his revolt for the freedom to write.

Trapped (2016) - ZEE5

Vikramaditya Motwane's "Trapped" is a minimalist survival thriller shot on a budget of 5 crores. It follows a man trapped in an apartment in a building under construction/ The film skillfully builds tension, showcasing the director's adept storytelling within constraints.

Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) - Netflix

Anurag Kashyap's magnum opus "Gangs of Wasseypur" is an epic crime saga made on a budget of 9.2 crores. With a sprawling narrative spanning generations, it is centred around Sardar khan and his family taking revenge on Ramadhir Singh for killing Shahid Khan.

Paan Singh Tomar (2012) - Netflix

Tigmanshu Dhulia's biographical drama "Paan Singh Tomar" unfolds on a budget of 7 Crores. The film chronicles the true story of an athlete turned rebel, showcasing the struggle of Tomar as he faced challenges after representing India at an international level.

Game Over (2019) - Netflix

A unique psychological thriller directed by Ashwin Saravanan, "Game Over" explores trauma and survival. Executed on a budget of 5 Crores, it weaves a gripping narrative centered on a video game designer facing real-life challenges.

Kahaani (2012) - JioCinema

Directed By Sujoy Ghosh, a Suspense thriller made in the Budget of 9 Crores. The film stars Vidya Balan as Vidya Bagchi, A pregnant women from London searching for her husband in Kolkata. This female lead film grossed 104 crores at the box office.