Many a times big budgets, big banners and big names are not able to make a mark as expected, while many low budget movies turn out to be blockbusters beyond expectations. These movies gain popularity based on a strong storyline are content driven and have impeccable acting skills by actors. Here is a list of low budget Tamil movies:
Director: Sri Ganesh
This is a slow-burning cop thriller that changes track halfway and becomes a contemplation on life.
Director: Rohin Venkatesan
The movie began as a romance and turns into an investigative thriller.
Director: Arun Prabu Purushothaman
A superbly written drama centered on a unique character, Aruvi was a thriller, a black comedy, an awareness movie, and a tragedy.
Kadhal Kan Kattuthe
Director: Shivaraj R
This is a refreshing little small-town romance between two ordinary characters.
Oru Kidayin Karunai Manu
Director: Suresh Sangaiah
Part black comedy, part suspense thriller, part slice-of-rural-life drama, Oru Kidayin Karunai Manu, the film’s main attraction was the bunch of eccentric characters with colourful names.
With a tightly-woven plot that kept everyone hooked for the entire duration and fabulous performances from the entire cast that drew the audiences deep into the story Kurangu Bommai was a hit.
Director: Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan
The film looks at the implications of voyeurism in the internet age. It is a thrilling new-age revenge story, experimental because of its risqué subject and setting.
Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj
Maanagaram was an exquisite, even-handed thriller — handsomely shot, tightly edited and propped up by a grungy score and a gripping story.
Director: Rathna Kumar
This story is centered around an irrepressible man who cannot bring up himself to express his love.
Naalu Peruku Nalladhuna Edhuvum Thappila
Director: Dinesh Selvaraj
This crime thriller is about a character who is in dire need of money and faces a dilemma — to stay good or break bad.
The movie is about the dark world of underground street fighting.
Director: ARK Saravanan
The movie is a mix of fantasy, heist, comedy, action, adventure, and even a bit of romance.
The below-mentioned movies were low budget but managed to do well at the box office too.
|Film||Worldwide Box-Office Gross (INR)||Verdict|
|Adhe Kangal||7 crore||Hit|
|Kuttram 23||30 crore||Hit|
|Sangili Bungli Kadhava Thora||20.23 crore||Hit|
|Ivan Thanthiran||10.23 crore||Superhit|
|Meesaya Muruku||37 crore||Superhit|
|Kurangu Bommai||2.43 crore||Hit|
These low budget Tamil Movies have done exceptionally well owing to their content and presentation.