We all have watched movies in Bollywood like Deewar, Sholay, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Don, Bahubali, and many other big-budget movies have also come.
But do you know that there was a movie made in Bollywood which was made on a very low budget and earned almost 20 times more money than its budget?
To date, that movie is considered to be the most profitable movie in Bollywood according to the budget.
Jai Santoshi Maa Is Still The Most Profitable Movie In Bollywood
Let’s talk about this movie today. The name of this movie is Jai Santoshi Maa which was released in theaters on 15th August 1975 on Independence Day.
Characters like Kanan Kaushal, Ashish Kumar, Ranjibala, Anita Guha, and Bharat Bhushan worked in this movie.
But the name of the character who played the role of Durga Maa was Bela Bose. The name of the director of this movie was Vijay Sharma, who made every scene with great detail.
He showed how you can make the best scenes in a movie with a low budget.
Budget and collection of Jai Santoshi Maa
Talking about the budget of the movie, the budget of this movie was only Rs 25 lakh.
When this movie came to the theaters, this movie had a very good opening and overall if we talk about its collection, this movie collected more than 5 crores of Rupees at the box office.
Jai Santoshi Maa set an unbreakable record
This was the first time in history that a small-budget movie came and people liked it so much that it became the most profitable low-budget movie in the history of India.
To date, none of the movies released in Bollywood has been able to break the profit margin record of this movie.
Let us tell you that this movie was a devotional movie in which it was made on the Hindu Goddess Santoshi Maa. You can watch the Jai Santoshi Maa movie on Zee5.
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