01/1110 Big budget Bollywood movies that didn’t do well at the box-office

10 Big budget Bollywood movies that didn’t do well at the box-office
It happens at times that in spite of budget, big stars, great script and an amazing team the film doesn’t do well at the box-office. Every year there are some movies that do well at the box office and there are some that do not work much at the box-office. Then there are bad movies that do really well at the box office too and there are movies too which are great but does not work at all at the box-office. Sometimes they are high-concept, and sometimes the movie is way ahead of its time that is the reasons why these movies are ignored, and sometimes even forgotten. It does happen at times that in spite of big stars the films don’t work. Sometimes the movies don’t work at the box-office but later it does well in Television and in other places. So here are 10 Bollywood films which had a big budget but failed to work at the box-office.readmore

02/11Bombay Velvet

Bombay Velvet
It was a period crime drama film directed and co-produced by Anurag Kashyap, based on historian Gyan Prakash's book Mumbai Fables. It stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar in lead roles with Kay Kay Menon, Manish Choudhary, Vivaan Shah and Siddhartha Basu appearing in supporting roles. The film, made on a budget of ₹120 crore but only took ₹22.27 crore. Set in 1960s Mumbai, the film tells the story of Balraj (Ranbir Kapoor), a street fighter/boxer who is in love with the jazz singer Rosie. Seeing Rosie (Anushka Sharma) with wealthy men further sparks his dream of becoming a "big-shot", believing that if he manages to become rich, he might win Rosie's heart. Balraj and his friend Chimman (Satyadeep Misra) then catch the eye of Kaizad Khambatta (Karan Johar), a wealthy businessman who is impressed by Balraj and offers him to manage his club "Bombay Velvet", which Khambatta uses to further his illegal tasks and activities. He also nicknames Balraj "Johnny", which then becomes his identification. As well as this, Johnny and Chimman fulfill minor tasks for Khambatta, including capturing a dirty photograph of a minister who Khambatta wants to blackmail. Khambatta shoots Rosie to provoke Johnny. Johnny angry at this stabs Khambatta and is himself shot dead while trying to carry Rosie to the hospital, outside the club. It is revealed at the start of the end credits that Rosie survives her gunshot.readmore

03/11Jab Harry Met Sejal

Jab Harry Met Sejal
The romantic comedy film which stars badshah khan Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma didn’t do well at the box-office. It was directed by Imtiaz Ali. The film was made in 119 crores but it only collected 61 crores at the box office. The film received a generally negative response and did not perform well financially in India, though it did perform well overseas. The plot of the film was Harinder "Harry" Singh Nehra is a tourist guide in Amsterdam. He is shown to be a "cheap womaniser" as he calls himself a friendly and helpful guide. After dropping a family at the airport, Harry comes across Sejal Zaveri, a member of the same family, who has lost her engagement ring. He reluctantly agrees to help her find her ring. In due course of time, while searching for the ring, they become friends and he tells her that he had left his home in Nur Mahal village and came to Canada to become a singer, which did not work out and that is how he slowly became a tour guide. At the airport, Sejal shows Harry the ring and tells him that it was in her bag all along. He asks her to take care and bids her goodbye. She returns to India and he returns to his work but begins to miss Harry and gets depressed. On Mayank's insistence, Harry flies for Mumbai to go to her wedding. On reaching the venue, he learns that Sejals's marriage was called off. He walks out to find her sitting outside. They eventually share their feelings for each other and go to Harry's village, Nur Mahal, where he reunites with his family and marries Sejal.readmore


Sonakshi Sinha’s film made on the budget of 22 crores just collected 7 crores from the box office. It was a comedy-drama film directed by Sunhil Sippy. The film is based on Pakistani author Saba Imtiaz's novel Karachi, ‘You're Killing Me!’ and follows an Indian journalist-writer Noor's misadventures and love life as she navigates her way through Mumbai. Noor is a journalist who works in a news agency. She is sent to take an interview with Sunny Leone, whom she resents. She loses her job over this after a tiff with Shekher (her boss). She has two friends - Saad and Zara. Saad has a restaurant in London while Zara is a DJ. Malti and Vilash go missing. Noor's father gets threat calls. He asks Saad to take Noor away for some time. Saad takes the sad and dellusioned Noor to London and gets frustrated by her state of mind and finally confronts her regarding the entire incident. Later he takes her out and he feels that he loves her. Noor gets a call from her father with the news that Vilash is dead. She comes back to Mumbai. Interviews many more people and finally the doctor is convicted. Noor becomes an internet sensation. Malti accepts her friend request on facebook. Zara slaps Ayan on her behalf. Saad in a roundabout manner kind of proposed her. Shekher acknowledges Noor's work and assigns her own office place. At the end, Noor was happy with everything.readmore

05/11Jagga Jasoos

Jagga Jasoos
The much-awaited film of Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif did not do well at the box-office. The budget of 131 crores was a huge flop as it only minted 53 crores at the box office. The film is a mystery comedy adventure film written and directed by Anurag Basu and produced by Anurag Basu and Ranbir Kapoor. It’s a story of a teenage detective in search of his missing father. The film was released on 14 July 2017. The film garnered ten nominations at the 63rd Filmfare Awards, winning four out of those. The story of Jagga Jasoos evolves around the infamous high profile case of Purulia Arms Drop, which took place in the year 1995 allegedly to overthrow the then Communist Government of West Bengal, India. Jagga (Ranbir Kapoor), a curious and shy young boy in a quaint little town lives a happy life with his accident-prone father, Bagchi (Saswata Chatterjee). After admitting Jagga into a boarding school, Bagchi suddenly disappears. Feeling abandoned, Jagga's only contact with Bagchi is a VHS tape that he receives in the mail every year on his birthday. Armed with sharp detective skills, Jagga sets out to solve the mystery of his missing parent. Along the way, he finds a partner in Shruti (Katrina Kaif), an accident-prone journalist with her own international criminal case to solve. Using a few tricks he learned from Bagchi, Jagga, with Shruti, embarks on a mission to uncover details of his father's mysterious life and finds himself embroiled in a worldwide smuggling racket.readmore


The film was a Hindi/Spanish mix language dialogue romantic action thriller film directed by Anurag Basu, a story written and produced by Rakesh Roshan, starring Hrithik Roshan, Bárbara Mori, Kangana Ranaut, and Kabir Bedi. The film only managed to collect ₹48.56 crore but the budget of the film was ₹150 crores. Jai (Hrithik Roshan) is a dance teacher in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a sideline, he marries immigrant women to get them green cards in exchange for money. When Gina (Kangana Ranaut), the rich daughter of a powerful Anglo-Indian casino owner Bob (Kabir Bedi), falls for him, Jai goes along to marry into money. He discovers that his future brother-in-law, the vicious, homicidal Tony (Nicholas Brown), is about to marry a Mexican woman named Natasha (Bárbara Mori), whom Jai knows as Linda, the last of the immigrant women he married. On the night before "Natasha" and Tony's wedding, Linda and Jai spend a romantic but chaste night, humorously agreeing to a "divorce". Linda was ambushed on a cliff and sent Jai a text message saying "I am going...Sorry, Forget me". She drives off of the cliff, killing herself by drowning. Jai cries and then smiles, jumping off the cliff as well. Finally, he is reunited with Linda under the ocean, and they embrace through death.readmore

07/11OK Jaanu

OK Jaanu
Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor who were seen together in ‘Aashiqui 2’ were also seen in ‘OK Jaanu’ once again. The film collected 23.60 crores at the box office. Although the film was made in the budget of 27 crores. The film stars Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles, portraying a young couple in a live-in relationship in Mumbai with Naseeruddin Shah and Leela Samson play supporting roles as an older couple in the film, portraying the younger couple's landlords. Adi (Aditya Roy Kapur) is a video game developer who accidentally meets Tara (Shraddha Kapoor) at his friend's wedding. Tara is planning to pursue her studies in Paris, while Adi wants to achieve big in the United States as a video game developer and become a big shot like Mark Zuckerberg. They soon spend time together and fall in love. They agree that marriage is not for them and decide to have a live-in relationship instead, and Tara moves into Adi's place, rented from Gopi Srivastava (Naseeruddin Shah). They wish to spend their time with each other before they go their separate ways for their respective careers. Tara and Adi live happily, being playful with each other. Adi finally proposes to Tara and they decide to get married. Post marriage, both of them continue to accomplish their own dreams, one in Paris, another in the United States, keeping in touch and waiting for the day they can be together again.readmore


It was a Hindi epic adventure film co-written, co-produced, and directed by Mani Ratnam. It stars Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, and Vikram in the lead roles. Govinda, Ravi Kishan, Nikhil Dwivedi, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Ajay Gehi and Priyamani feature in key supporting roles. This film was the Bollywood debut of Tamil Superstar Vikram. It was simultaneously released in Tamil as Raavanan with a slightly different cast, which was also dubbed into Telugu and other regional languages. The budge of the film was 300 million but it only made 4.5 million. Beera Munda, a bandit, jumps off a cliff into the water. His gang distracts the police and police vehicles are set on fire. Ragini Sharma, on a boating trip, is kidnapped by Beera. Dev Pratap Sharma, her husband and a superintendent of police, is informed of her abduction. Ragini refuses to die at the bandit's hands and jumps off the cliff, but survives and Beera holds off her killing, as he sees it useless to kill someone who has no fear of death. While on their way home, Dev accuses Ragini of infidelity and claims it was Beera who told him of it. Infuriated, Ragini leaves Dev to meet Beera through Mangal. They, however, realize Dev lied, hoping Ragini would lead him to his hideout. Dev appears with a police team and confronts the duo, reminding Beera of his vow. Ragini stands in front of Beera to save him, but Beera pushes her out of the line of fire and is shot multiple times. Ragini's true feelings surface when she tries to save Beera with all her might. Content that she too has feelings for him, Beera falls off the cliff to his death with a smile.readmore


The Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut film earning of 21 crores. The film was made in the budget of 80 crores. It was an Indian period war drama film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. The project is a period film set during World War II (1939–1945) with the leading actress supposedly playing a character based on the life and times of Mary Ann Evans aka Fearless Nadia, Bollywood’s first original stunt-woman still remembered for her fiery role in the movie Hunterwali. In 1943, as the Second World War rages on, India is fighting a combat of her own: independence from British rule. Subash Chandra Bose, the founder of the Indian National Army, has become disenchanted with Mahatma Gandhi's Ahimsa (non-violent) movement and desires to fight fire with fire. Recognizing the growing dominance of Imperial Japanese Army in the Indo-China region, the INA allies itself with the Japanese, hoping to ride the wave to Delhi. Indian troops in the British Indian Army are locked in pitched battles with both the INA and its Japanese contingent. In one such skirmish close to the Indo-Burma border, Jemadar Nawab Malik (Shahid Kapoor) and a group of fellow soldiers are cornered by the Japanese infantry. Running to escape on a barge, he is shot and captured as a prisoner of war. Meanwhile, the INA's top brass desperately seeks finances to replenish its heavy ammunition to aid the charge to Delhi. Billimoria asks Julia for her last wish, who appeals that he continues her task of delivering the sword to the INA before falling to her death. Unsheathing the shining sword, Billimoria massacres the rest of the British troops on the bridge, decapitates Harding, and delivers the sword to the INA. The film ends by proclaiming the INA raised the Indian flag in 1944.readmore

10/11Meri Pyaari Bindu

Meri Pyaari Bindu
It is an Indian Hindi romantic drama film, written by Suprotim Sengupta and directed by Akshay Roy. It features Ayushmann Khurrana and Parineeti Chopra in the lead roles. It was made in the budget of 22 crores, collected 10 crores. The film revolves around Abhimanyu Roy (Ayushmann Khurrana) and Bindu Shankarnarayanan (Parineeti Chopra) are best friends since childhood. Abhimanyu has always been in love with Bindu much to his mother's dismay. He never conveys his real feelings to Bindu and is happy being just friends with her. One day, Bindu's mother (June Malia) dies in an accident. Heartbroken Bindu blames her father as he was driving the car while drunk. Her growing resentment towards her father forces her to leave college and go to Melbourne. Now Abhimanyu becomes a writer who writes erotic horror novels, his first novel becomes a hit. But the manager forces him to write novels quickly. Thus he takes a break and moves to his house in Kolkata. A birthday party is organised and Bindu comes to Kolkata as well. Bindu is now married to someone else and has a daughter as well. Both of them visit the place where they used to go to since they were children and start remembering their past memories. The film ends as Abhimanyu and Bindu dance together at a birthday party.readmore