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Top 20 Most Expensive Indian Movies of All Time

This is a list of the most expensive Indian movies, with budgets given in Indian rupees and US dollars.

Despite the Indian film industry being among the biggest in the world, it has also produced some of the most expensive films ever made in history. Indian film productions have become increasingly expensive, with the budgets of major motion pictures crossing the ₹100 crore mark and reaching up to almost ₹1 billion.

This list of most expensive Indian films of all time is included Bollywood, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada along with other noted blockbuster films from various regions within India. This list does not include the budgets of short films or digitally distributed films. The budget figures mentioned in this list have been sourced from reliable media reports and industry insiders.

So without further delay let’s jump into the most expensive Indian films (Big Budget Indian Movies) of all time.

List of Most Expensive Indian Movies of All Time:

RankMovie NameYearBudget (est.)Production CompanyPrimary language(s)Status
12.02018₹575 crore 
(US$76 million)
Lyca ProductionsTamilReleased
2.1Ponniyin Selvan2022₹500 crore 
(US$66 million)
Lyca Productions
Madras Talkies
TamilPost-production
2.2 Adipurush Movie (2023) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Songs
Adipurush
2022₹500 crore 
(US$66 million)
T-Series Films
Retrophiles
Hindi
Telugu
Post-production
3.1 RRR Movie Watch Online, Cast, Songs, Poster, Reviews, Release Date
RRR
2022₹400 crore 
(US$53 million)
DVV EntertainmentTeluguPost-production
3.2The Good Maharaja2022₹400 crore
(US$53 million)
G7 Films PolandHindi
English
Polish
Filming
4.1Saaho2019₹350 crore 
(US$46 million)
UV Creations
T-Series Films
Hindi
Tamil
Telugu
Released
4.2Radhe Shyam Movie Watch Online, Cast, Songs, Poster, Reviews, Release Date
Radhe Shyam
2022₹350 crore 
(US$46 million)
UV Creations
T-Series
Telugu
Hindi
Post-production
5Thugs of Hindostan2018₹310 crore 
(US$41 million)
Yash Raj FilmsHindiReleased
6.1Prithviraj Movie (2022) Cast, Release Date, Trailer, Story, Songs, Poster, Review
Prithviraj
2022₹300 crore 
(US$40 million)
Yash Raj FilmsHindiPost-production
6.2Mahavir Karna2022₹300 crore 
(US$40 million)
Pooja EntertainmentTamil
Telugu
Hindi
Malayalam
Filming
6.3Brahmāstra2022₹300 crore 
(US$40 million)
Fox Star Studios
Dharma Productions
HindiPost-production
7Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy2019₹270 crore 
(US$36 million)–₹300 crore 
(US$40 million)
Konidela Production CompanyTeluguReleased
8 83 Movie Watch Online, Cast, Songs, Poster, Reviews, Release Date
83
2021₹270 crore
(US$36 million)
Reliance Entertainment
Kabir Khan Films
HindiReleased
9.1 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Movie Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Watch Online
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
2017₹250 crore 
(US$33 million)
Arka Media WorksTelugu
Tamil
Released
9.2Pushpa: The Rise Movie Watch Online, Cast, Songs, Poster, Reviews, Release Date
Pushpa: The Rise
2021₹250 crore 
(US$33 million)
Mythri Movie Makers
Muttamsetty Media
TeluguReleased
10Padmaavat2018₹215 crore 
(US$29 million)
Bhansali Productions
Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
HindiReleased
11Tiger Zinda Hai₹210 crore
(US$28 million)
Yash Raj FilmsHindiReleased
12.1Zero2018₹200 crore 
(US$29.24 million)
Red Chillies Entertainment
Colour Yellow Productions
HindiReleased
12.2Darbar2020₹200 crore 
(US$27 million)
Lyca ProductionsTamilReleased
12.3Indian 22022₹200 crore 
(US$27 million)
Lyca ProductionsTamilFilming
13.1Baahubali: The Beginning2015₹180 crore 
(US$28.06 million)
Arka Media WorksTelugu
Tamil
Released
13.2Prem Ratan Dhan Payo2015₹180 crore 
(US$28.06 million)
Fox Star Studios
Rajshri Productions
HindiReleased
13.3Bigil2019₹180 crore 
(US$24 million)
AGS EntertainmentTamilReleased
14Dhoom 3 2013₹175 crore
(US$30 million)
Yash Raj FilmsHindiReleased
15Dilwale 2015₹165 crore
(US$26 million)
Red Chillies Entertainment
Rohit Shetty Productions
HindiReleased
16The Zookeeper 2022₹176 crore
(US$25 million)
Eros International
Trinity Pictures
Peacock Mountain Culture & Media
Hindi
Chinese
Filming
17.1Bang Bang! 2014₹160 crore
(US$26 million)
Fox Star StudiosHindiReleased
17.2 Sooryavanshi Movie Watch Online, Cast, Songs, Poster, Reviews, Release Date
Sooryavanshi
2021₹160 crore
(US$26 million)
Reliance EntertainmentHindiReleased
18.1 Salaar Movie (2022) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Songs
Salaar
2022₹150 crore
(US$25 million)
Hombale FilmsKannada
Telugu
post- production
18.2Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior 2020₹150 crore
(US$25 million)
T-Series Films
Ajay Devgn FFilms
HindiReleased
18.3Happy New Year 2014₹150 crore
(US$25 million)
Red Chillies EntertainmentHindiReleased
18.4Race 3 2018₹150 crore
(US$25 million)
Salman Khan Films
Tips Films
HindiReleased
18.5War 2019₹150 crore
(US$25 million)
Yash Raj FilmsHindiReleased
18.6Radhe 2021₹150 crore
(US$25 million)
Salman Khan FilmsHindiReleased
18.7Hari Hara Veera Mallu 2021₹150 crore
(US$25 million)
Mega Surya ProductionsTelugu Filming
19Bajirao Mastani 2015₹145 crore
(US$19 million)
Bhansali Productions,
Amber Entertainment,
Eros International
HindiReleased
20 Acharya Movie Watch Online, Cast, Story, Release Date, Songs, Poster, Reviews
Acharya
2021₹140 crore
(US$19 million)
Konidela Production Company
Matinee Entertainment
TeluguFilming

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