In the history of Bollywood, many such films have been made, whose budget was low but the film created a stir and earned many times more than its budget. One such film was ‘Mr. India’ released in 1987. This film is counted among the iconic films of Bollywood, everything from its songs to dialogues and characters have become immortal. Anil Kapoor and Sridevi starrer, directed by Shekhar Kapur, became a success and even today its dialogues remain on people’s lips.
The villain created a stir
This film earned almost three times more than its cost. Anil Kapoor was in the title role in the film. In the character of Arun, Anil Kapoor was seen in the role of a common man, who gets hold of a magical watch and becomes a superhero and punishes the miscreants for their actions. Sridevi’s dance and acting in the film were also highly praised and her onscreen pairing with Anil Kapoor set things on fire. Most of all, Amrish Puri, who played the film’s villain i.e. Mugambo, was discussed.
earning of 10 crores
Amrish Puri became very famous from his look to his dialogues and Mugambo’s name is still taken as the most dangerous villain of Indian cinema. This film was produced by Boney Kapoor. According to reports, the film was made at a cost of Rs 3.8 crore and it surprised everyone by earning Rs 10 crore. Boney Kapoor paid a fee of Rs 11 lakh to Sridevi for the film.