26 High Budget Films That Turn Into Biggest Flop Movies of Bollywood

Bollywood is mainly known for making superhit movies. There are many Hindi films that we watched again and again. But do you know, that there are many flop movies in Bollywood that were unable to rule the box office? It’s true and today, we are going to discuss 26 flop movies of Bollywood of all time. 

List of Flop Bollywood Movies

In the undermentioned section, we have prepared a list of the biggest flop movies of Bollywood. Have a look:

  1. Mera Naam Joker (1970)
  2. Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag (2007)
  3. Ra.One (2011)
  4. Bombay Velvet (2015)
  5. Himmatwala (2013)
  6. Ajooba (1991)
  7. Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993)
  8. Thugs of Hindostan (2018)
  9. Saawariya (2007)
  10. Asoka The Great ( 2001)
  11. Raju Chacha (2000)
  12. Zero (2018)
  13. Shaandaar (2015)
  14. Yuvvraaj (2008)
  15. Love Story 2050 (2008)
  16. Blue (2009)
  17. Guzaarish (2010)
  18. Kites (2010)
  19. Tubelight (2017)
  20. Kalank (2019)
  21. Race 3 (2018)
  22. Besharam (2013)
  23. Humshakals (2014)
  24. Shamitabh (2015)
  25. Roy (2015)
  26. Hero (2015)

Let’s know more about these flop Hindi movies. 

#1. Mera Naam Joker (1970)

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Directed By: Raj Kapoor

Written By: K.A. Abbas

Mera Naam Joker is one of the biggest flop movies in Bollywood. However, the versatile actor Raj Kapoor put all his efforts to make the movie super hit. However, at the time of its release, the film was a critical as well as a commercial failure. 

Star Cast: Raj Kapoor, Manoj Kapoor, Dharmendra, Rajendra Kapoor, Simi Garewal, Dara Singh, Rishi Kapoor, Padmini, Kseniya Ryabinkina, and Om Prakash.

Budget: 1 Crore

India Net Box Office Collection: 80 Lakh

Worldwide Collection: 18 Cr

India Verdict: Flop

Overseas Verdict: Blockbuster

#2. Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag (2007)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrn0HZOfkCA

Directed By: Ram Gopal Varma

Written By: Sajid-Farhad

It’s the sequel to the Sholay movie. But, the movie was not liked by the audiences and turns into one of the top Hindi flop movies of all movies. 

Star Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Mohanlal, Ajay Devgn, Prashant Raj Sachdev, Sushmita Sen, Sushant Singh, Priyanka Kothari, Rajpal Yadav, Malkeet Singh, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, and J.D. Chakravarthy.

Budget: 21 Crore

India Net Box Office Collection: 7.40 Crore

Worldwide Collection: 12.73 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#3. Ra.One (2011)

Raone

Directed By: Anubhav Sinha

Written By: Kanika Dhillon

SRK’s Ra. One movie shows that,  no matter how even the biggest stars in Bollywood can’t make a film hit if the storyline isn’t good. Apart from Ra. One Kareena Kapoor is also in the movie. However, the movie is considered one of the greatest flop movies of Bollywood.

Star Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Shahana Goswami, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Atul Sharma, Satish Shah, Armaan Verma, Dalip Tahil. 

Budget: 130 Crore

India Net Box Office Collection: 114 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#4. Bombay Velvet (2015)

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Directed By: Anurag Kashyap

Written By: Anurag Kashyap

Bombay Velvet is one of the biggest flop movies of Bollywood of all time. Anushka Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor play the lead characters in the web series. The movie wasn’t liked by the audience. 

Star Cast: Karan Johar, Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Satyadeep Misra, Manish Chaudhari, Kay Kay Menon

Budget: 120 Crore

India Net Box Office Collection: 43 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#5. Himmatwala (2013)

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Directed By: Sajid Khan

Written By: Sajid Khan

The movie is the remake of another remake, Himmatwala marked the Bollywood comeback for southern star Tamannaah. In being an entirely unwatchable senseless film, Himmatwala has very well been the outright flop movie Bollywood.

Star Cast: Paresh Rawal, Ajay Devgn, Tamannaah Bhatia, Zarina Wahab, Adhyayan Suman, Leena Jumani, Govardhan Asrani, and  Anil Dhawan. 

Budget: 68 Crore

India Net Box Office Collection: 64.05 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#6. Ajooba (1991)

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Directed By: Shashi Kapoor, Gennadiy Vasilev

Written By: Yu. Avetikov, Bharat B. Bhalla

Ajooba brought together the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, and Amrish Puri. Still, the movie is considered one of the flops Bollywood movies. However, the movie makes a good collection in Abroad India like in Russia. 

Star Cast: Sonam, Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Ariadna Shengelaia

Budget: 60 Lakh

India Box Office Collection: 15 Lakh

Worldwide Collection: 35 Lakh

Verdict: Flop

#7. Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993)

Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja

Directed By: Satish Kaushik

Written By: Javed Akhtar

We include Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja in the list of flop movies of Bollywood. Lots of stars were in the movie like, Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Jackie Shroff, Johnny Lever, and Anupam Kher but couldn’t recover even half of its total budget. 

 Star Cast: Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor,  Anupam Kher, Sridevi, Bindu Desai, Gopi Desai, Deepak Qazir

Budget: 6 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 2.7 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#8. Thugs of Hindostan (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI-Pux4uaqM

Directed By: Vijay Krishna Acharya

Written By: Vijay Krishna Acharya

Thugs of Hindostan is one of the worst flop movies in modern-day Bollywood. Though, Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan perform well still the 220-crore film was unable to make profits at the box office. 

Star Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Ronit Roy, Lloyd Owen. 

Budget: 220 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 115 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#9. Saawariya (2007)

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Directed By: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Written By: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Sanjay Leela Bhansali- one of the greatest directors in the Hindi film industry. And, Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor were lucky to start their career with SLB with the Saawariya movie. Unfortunately, the movie wasn’t run well at the box office and is one of the Bollywood flop movies of all time. 

Star Cast: Salman Khan, Rani Mukerji, Sonam Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Begum Para, Zohra Sehgal, Kenneth Desai

Budget: 40 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 36 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#10. Asoka The Great (2001)

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Directed By: Santosh Sivan

Written By: Saket Chaudhary

Asoka is one of the historical movies in Bollywood starting with Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, and Danny Denzongpa. The movie is based on the life of the great King Asoka. Unfortunately, the movie was unable to run at the box office and was one of the Bollywood flop movies of all time. 

Star Cast: Santosh Sivan, Ajith Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Danny Denzongpa, Kareena Kapoor, Subhashini Ali, Sooraj Balaji, Suresh Menon, Rajlaxmi R. Roy, Shilpa Mehta

Budget: 13 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 12 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#11. Raju Chacha (2000)

Raju Chacha

Directed By: Anil Devgan

Written By: Anees Bazmee

Raju Chacha is another top flop movies Bollywood. Though the plot of the movie was amazing and Ajay Devgan and Kajol acted well still the movie unable to catch viewers’ eyes. 

Star Cast: Smita Jaykar, Rishi Kapoor, Kajol, Ajay Devgn, Tiku Talsania, Harsh Lunia, Sakshi Sem

Budget: 30.6 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 8.6 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#12. Zero (2018)

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Directed By: Aanand L. Rai

Written By: Himanshu Sharma

Zero was one of the high-budget movies of Shah Rukh Khan. SRK is in the lead role in the movie. Along with SRK, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma are in the key roles. Unfortunately, the movie was unable to make a profit at the box office and became one of the biggest flop Bollywood movies. 

Star Cast: Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub, Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Madhavan,  Abhay Deol, Florentina Kleiner, N. Barry Carver

Budget: 200 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 191 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#13. Shaandaar (2015)

Shaandaar

Directed By: Vikas Bahl

Written By: Vikas Bahl, Chaitally Parmar

Alia Bhatt- The lead actress of the Shaandaar movie admitted that it was one of the biggest Bollywood flop movies of her career. Though Sahid Kapoor and Alia acted well in the movie but the storyline isn’t good. As a result, Shaandaar movie is one of the biggest flop movies of Bollywood of all time. 

Star Cast: Sushma Seth, Shahid Kapoor, Pankaj Kapur, Sanjay Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Sanah Kapoor, Vikas Verma 

Budget: 69 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 40 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#14. Yuvvraaj (2008)

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Directed By: Subhash Ghai

Written By: Subhash Ghai

Though it’s a Salman Khan movie still unable to enter the Rs 100 Crore Club. The movie is featured many superstars including Katrina Kaif, Anil Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Zayed Khan, and Boman Irani still one of the flop Hindi movies. 

Star Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Boman Irani, Anil Kapoor, Aushima Sawhney

Budget: 50 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 16 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#15. Love Story 2050 (2008)

Love Story 2050

Directed By: Harry Baweja

Written By: Harry Baweja

Priyanka Chopra did a few flop Bollywood movies and Love Story 2050 is surely in the top place. The movie was released in 2008 and the budget of the movie was 60 crore. Unfortunately, the movie barely made Rs, 18 Crore only. 

Star Cast: Archana Puran Singh, Harman Baweja, Boman Irani, Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Budget: 60 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 18 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#16. Blue (2009)

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Directed By: Anthony D’Souza

Written By: Anthony D’Souza

Blue movie was released in the year 2009 and was the most expensive Indian film at the time. The movie starts with Sanjay Dutt, Akshay Kumar, Zayed Khan, and Lara Dutta. The budget of the movie was 100 crore however it only manage to collect 7.5 crores from the box office and was one of the biggest flop movies Bollywood. 

Star Cast: Rahul Dev, Akshay Kumar, Zayed Khan, Sanjay Dutt,  Lara Dutta

Budget: 100 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 7.5 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#17. Guzaarish (2010)

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Directed By: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Written By: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Guzaarish movie starts with the two most popular faces Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan. They shared excellent on-screen chemistry but was unable to translate as effectively into box office collections. 

Star Cast: Monikangana Dutta, Hrithik Roshan, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Monikangana Dutta, Nafisa Ali, Rajit Kapoor

Budget: 39 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 30.9 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#18. Kites (2010)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rezNHSKgDH0

Directed By: Anurag Basu

Written By: Rakesh Roshan

Kites movie starts with Hrithik Roshan. However, the story of the movie wasn’t good and it was one of the biggest flop movies of Bollywood. The movie was released in 2010 and the budget of the movie was Rs, 90 crores. However, it only manages to collect Rs, 48 from the box office. 

Star Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Hrithik Roshan, Nicholas Brown, Bárbara Mori, Madhuri Bhatia, Steven Michael Quezada, Anand Tiwari, Yuri Suri

Budget: 90 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 48 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#19. Tubelight (2017)

Tubelight

Directed By: Kabir Khan

Written By: Kabir Khan, Parveez Sheikh

Tubelight movie was released in 2017 and is one of the biggest flop Bollywood movies of Salman Khan’s career. The budget of the movie was 135 Crore but only collect 119n from the box office. 

Star Cast: Yashpal Sharma, Salman Khan, Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub, Sohail Khan, Om Puri, Matin Rey Tangu

Budget: 135 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 119 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#20. Kalank (2019)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4Z_ueeT_XQ

Directed By: Abhishek Varman

Written By: Shibani Bathija, Abhishek Varman

Kalank movie was released in 2019 and started with some of the biggest names of Bollywood like Madhuri Dixit, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt,  and Varun Dhawan. Besides, the movie was shown on more than 5300 screens but failed to rule the box office. The total budget of the movie was Rs, 150 Crore but only collect to manage Rs 70 crore. 

Star Cast: Kiara Advani, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon,  Aditya Roy Kapoor, Kunal Khemu, and Sonakshi Sinha. 

Budget: 150 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 70 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#21. Race 3 (2018)

Race 3

Directed By: Remo D’Souza

Written By: Shiraz Ahmed

Race 3 was a match waiting for film and unlike Race 1 & Race 2, there are many superstars working in the movie. Salman Khan plays the lead character in the web series. Apart from Salman, Jacqueline Fernandez, Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Daisy Shah are also in the key roles. The budget of the movie was Rs 180 Crore, but it only manage to collect Rs, 166 Crore from the box office. 

Star Cast: Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Freddy Daruwala, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem

Budget: 180 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 166 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#22. Besharam (2013)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoTsE7pbuKg

Directed By: Abhinav Kashyap

Written By: Abhinav Kashyap, Rajeev Barnwal

We include Besharam movie in the list of top flop movies of Bollywood. The movie starts with Ranbir Kapoor. Though the opening of the movie is quite good but failed to catch viewers’ eyes and was one of the biggest flop Bollywood movies released in 2013. 

Star Cast: Jaaved Jaaferi, Ranbir Kapoor, Amitosh Nagpal, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh

Budget: 78 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 55.19 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#23. Humshakals (2014)

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Directed By: Sajid Khan

Written By: Sajid Khan

Humshakals is one of the biggest Bollywood flop movies of all time. Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Tamannaah Bhatia, and Esha Gupta play the lead characters in the movie. Sajid Khan is the director of the movie. The critical response was negative and the film only managed Rs 53 Crore from the box office. 

Star Cast: Chunky Pandey, Saif Ali Khan, Ram Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh, Bipasha Basu, Tamannaah Bhatia 

Budget: 64 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 53 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#24. Shamitabh (2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bds5Qr9BR2w

Directed By: R. Balki

Written By: R. Balki

Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush are in the lead roles in the Shamitabh movie. The movie gets both positive and negative reviews and it failed to collect good profit at the box office. 

Star Cast: Rukmini Vijayakumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshara Haasan, Dhanush, Pete Meads, Abhinaya,  Shubham

Budget: 45 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 37 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#25. Roy (2015)

Roy

Directed By: Vikramjit Singh

Written By: Vikramjit Singh

Ranbir Kapoor might be one of the biggest stars for the youth generation but during his career, he delivered many flop films. Roy is one of those films. The movie gets many negative reviews and as a result unable to make profits at the box office. 

Star Cast: Jacqueline Fernandez, Arjun Rampal, Barun Chanda, Ranbir Kapoor, Rajit Kapoor, Asif Basra, Valentine Cawley, Cyrus Broacha

Budget: 50 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 47 Crore

Verdict: Flop

#26. Hero (2015)

Hero

Directed By: Nikkhil Advani

Written By: Nikkhil Advani, Subhash Ghai, Umesh Bist

Hero was the debut movie of star kids Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty. The movie is the remake of the 1983 blockbuster film. It’s a Salman Khan production film. The movie failed to impress audiences and ended as a flop movie. 

Star Cast: Vivan Bhatena, Anil Charanjeett, Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Aditya Pancholi, Tigmanshu Dhulia

Budget: 36 Crore

India Box Office Collection: 34 Crore

Verdict: Flop

Conclusion

Bollywood is the largest film industry in Indian cinema. Apart from superhit movies, there are lots of Hindi award-winning short films and Hindi art movies that will surely entertain you. But, Bollywood also produces many flop movies. In this guide, we have prepared a list of flop movies of Bollywood of all time.

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