Small budget movies rarely make a huge hit at the box office. However, the following movies have proved this wrong for sure. The main reason they are made on low budget is because they are more prone to experimenting with film – making. LetÔÇÖs look at some of the movies which became a remarkable hit at the box office:
Chitram, written and directed by Teja┬áreleased in the year 2000. This film stars Uday Kiran & Reema Sen in the lead roles and marked the debut of the lead actors. The film was sensational hit in 2000. The movie that embarked the college love stories league in the new millennium was with this Teja’s directorial debut. The movie that was produced by Ramoji Rao with an all new cast and crew became an instant hit with the audience, especially with the youth.
Aithe is a 2003 thriller film written and directed by Chandrashekhar Yeleti. The film deals with underworld criminal nexus and hijacking. The film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year. This movie marked the debut of Chandrashekar Yeleti. The movie that revolves around four guys who plan and kidnap a most wanted gangster and how things take some unexpected turns in their lives. With some remarkable screenplay, Chandrashekar Yeleti hit the bull in the
Anand – is a 2004 drama film that was directed, produced and written by Sekhar Kammula. The film has the tagline Oka┬áManchi coffee lanti cinema meaning a movie is as good as a cup of coffee. The lead roles were played by Raja and Kamalinee Mukherjee. The film was well received by critics and owing to its success at the box office. The subtle subject marked the arrival of Shekar Kammula into the Telugu film industry. Though this was not his debut movie, for the wafer thin plot that it carried around a boy trying to correct his fatherÔÇÖs unintentional damage to a girl and her family was narrated very smoothly. The movie was exactly what they captioned it as ÔÇô ÔÇÿOka manchi Coffee lanti cinemaÔÇÖ.
Happy Days ÔÇô It is a 2007 Telugu musical age film written, produced and directed by Sekhar Kammula. The target audience for this movie was primarily the engineering college students in the Telugu speaking states. A simple story about a group of friends during their Engineering college days shows the beauty of college, friends, fights, love, break ups and everything you could relate to in your late teens and early 20s. It is regarded as the best movie based in college life though it is made with a very strict budget.
Ashta Chemma┬áis a Telugu comedy – romance movie that released in 2008 and directed by Mohan Krishna Indraganti. The cast of Ashta Chemma includes Swathi and Nani. This was the movie that introduced or rather discovered three great actors for the industry ÔÇô Nani, Avasarala Srinivas and ‘Colours‘ Swathi. The game of finding the right match for Swathi who is a mad fan of Mahesh Babu was a fun filled ride and turned to be a huge hit from nowhere.
It’s not the budget or the popular faces that brings laurels to the movie. It is, indeed, the story plot and how it reaches the audience matters. The above mentioned are one of this kind and changes careers of those involved in it to the very next and big level.