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Most AWAITED content driven yet SHORT budget films of 2017

Comments  Comments [ 37 ]    By Priyanka Chauhan | 20 September 2017 | 2:26pm

This year has seen many content driven films appreciated by critics as well as the audience on the box office that were low budgeted.

Audience has started appreciating content and themes over big production and names. As the year comes towards the end we hope the upcoming low budget yet strong content films leave a mark on the audience.

Lets have a look at 9 such upcoming films from which we can hope stronger content and story:


Actor Rajkumar Rao's next film, "Newton" talks about the importance of voting in the country. It was made in a low budget but is a boom with it's trailer and story-line. It is about a government clerk on election duty in the conflict ridden jungle of Central India who tries his best to conduct free and fair voting despite the apathy of security forces and the looming fear of guerrilla attacks by communist rebels. The film is directed and written by Amit Masurkar and will be releasing on September 22.

Tu Hai Mera Sunday:

Milind Dhaimade's directorial debut "Tu Hai Mera Sunday" that stars Barun Sobti, Shahana Goswani, Vishal Malhotra, Rasika Dugal, Avinash Tiwary, Nakul Bhalla and Jay Upadhyay is a story that's set in Mumbai. It tells the tale of 5 friends who escape their daily routines and their individual problems to find solace in playing football every Sunday. The film that was premiered at the BFI London Film Festival and also had its Indian premiere at MAMI International Film Festival, will be releasing on 6th October in India.


Anurag Kashyap's "Mukkabaaz" co-produced by Aanand L Rai starring Jimmy Shergill is based on the backdrop of boxing, and is a film about sports politics that will narrate the story of a boxer from Uttar Pradesh who falls in love with a Brahmin girl. It was screened in the Special Presentations section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and the 2017 Mumbai Film Festival

The Hungry:

The Hungry is a 2017 Indian drama film directed by Bornila Chatterjee. It was screened in the Special Presentations section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and is a modern adaptation of Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare. The cast includes Naseeruddin Shah, Tisca Chopra, Arjun Gupta, Neeraj Kabi, Sayani Gupta, Antonio Aakeel amongst others.

Kadvi Hawa:

Kadvi Hawa (English: Dark Wind) is an upcoming 2017 Indian Bollywood climate change film, directed by Nila Madhab Panda, and produced by Drishyam Film, Akshay Parija and Nila Madhab Panda. The film is based on climate change. Kadvi Hawa is set to release on 24 November 2017. The film also got a Special Mention at the 64th National Film Awards held on 7 April 2017. The film is presented by Drishyam Films.


"Ajji", the first Hindi film from Yoodlee Films is selected to compete for this year's Busan International Film Festival.  It shows the world a dark twisted take on Red Riding Hood. It has newer cast and is a story on a grandmother's revenge on her granddaughter's attacker and is directed by Devashish Makhija 


Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's next production "Zoo", which stars Shweta Tripathi, will have its world premiere at the Busan Film Festival (BIFF). The film, directed by Shlok Sharma, has been entirely shot on iPhone 6. Zoo is a story of a young teenager who blames herself for an accident that happened a few years ago and finds herself trapped in her house to escape her emotions.

Secret Superstar:

"Secret Superstar" is an upcoming Indian musical drama film, written and directed by Advait Chandan and produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao. The film features Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij and Aamir Khan in lead roles, and tells the story of a child who aspires to be a singer. Secret Superstar is set to release on 19 October 2017.


"Maroon" is a daring psychological thriller starring Manav Kaul and directed by a young man simply known as Pulkit. In the film, the lead character tells a story about an insomniac university professor who fears as his wife has gone missing and is clueless resulting him driving Marooned in the house through the psychological traumas.

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Barun Sobti Barun Sobti

Aamir Khan Aamir Khan

Tisca Chopra Tisca Chopra

Naseeruddin Shah Naseeruddin Shah

Jimmy Shergill Jimmy Shergill

Kiran Rao Kiran Rao

Vishal Malhotra Vishal Malhotra

Anurag Kashyap Anurag Kashyap

Rajkummar Rao Rajkummar Rao

Shahana Goswami Shahana Goswami

Rasika Duggal Rasika Duggal

Zaira Wasim Zaira Wasim

Aanand L. Rai Aanand L. Rai

Neeraj Kabi Neeraj Kabi

Manav Kaul Manav Kaul

Sayani Gupta Sayani Gupta

Shweta Tripathi Shweta Tripathi

Secret SuperstarSecret Superstar
Year : 2017

Tu Hai Mera SundayTu Hai Mera Sunday
Year : 2017

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