2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

We may have come a long way in crafting cinema in terms of technology, scripting or creativity, but the most significant change our film industry has witnessed is the growth in production budgets. While a film like Baahubali is made on a stupendous budget of hundreds of crores, the steep growth in the budgets mark a very interesting and applaud worthy progression for Bollywood.

While films like 2.0, Baahubali, Tubelight, Tiger Zinda Hai and Thugs Of Hindostan are being made on a very expensive budget, we thought it’s going to make for an interesting read if we dig out which films were the most expensive every year in the recent past.

So from 2003 to 2017, here are 15 Bollywood movies that had the highest budget in the respective year they released:

2017 – Baahubali 2

Budget – 200 Crores

Box Office - 510 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2016 – Sultan

Budget – 145 Crores

Box Office - 301 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2015 – Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

Budget – 180 Crores

Box Office - 206 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2014 – Bang Bang

Budget – 160 Crores

Box Office - 141 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2013 – Dhoom 3

Budget – 175 Crores

Box Office - 281 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2012 – Ek Tha Tiger

Budget – 92 Crores

Box Office - 198 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2011 – Ra.One

Budget – 130 Crores

Box Office - 113 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2010 – My Name Is Khan

Budget – 85 Crores

Box Office - 72.87 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2009 – Blue

Budget – 80 Crores

Box Office - 38.54 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2008 – Jodha Akbar

Budget – 55 Crores

Box Office - 59 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2007 – Welcome

Budget – 48 Crores

Box Office - 72 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2006 – Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna

Budget – 48 Crores

Box Office - 44.40 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2005 – Mangal Pandey – The Rising

Budget – 37 Crores

Box Office - 28 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2004 – Lakshya

Budget – 30 Crores

Box Office - 24 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year

2003 – The Hero – Love Story Of A Spy

Budget – 35 Crores

Box Office - 27 Crores

2003-2017 - 15 Bollywood Movies That Had The Highest Budget In Their Respective Year
All box office figures are domestic nett collections