Top 10 Most Expensive Songs In Indian Film Industry

We mostly show interest in exploring the remuneration of our favourite actors and entire budget of a notable movie. We rarely notice the budget of the songs. In this post, we have come up with the list of top 10 most expensive songs in the Indian film industry. Please note that this list is compiled from movies that are released between the years 2000 to 2023. Apart from the list, we have even provided the most expensive song from Bollywood, Kollywood and Tollywood industries respectively.

Top 10 Most Expensive Songs In Indian Film Industry (2000-2023)

Most of the expensive songs are from Kollywood, Bollywood and Tollywood. Director Shankar tops this list and is well known for his lavish songs. Let’s explore the top 10 costliest songs one by one in detail.

(1)Yanthara Lokapu Sundarive (2.0 Movie) Is The Most Expensive Indian Song: 20 Crores INR

Yantara Lokapu (Robot 2.0) is the most expensive song

Shankar’s pan India movie 2.0 (Robo 2.0) tops the list of having the most expensive song in Indian film industry. The song “Yantra Lokapu Sundarive” which was shot on Supestar Rajinikanth and Amy Jackson was made on a whopping budget of 20 crore Indian rupees. This is also the most expensive Kollywood song.

(2) Zinda Banda (From Jawan) Is The Second Most Expensive Indian Song: 15 Crores INR

Bollywood Bhadshah Sharukh Khan once again proves his mettle regarding songs. The song Zinda Banda from Jawan is made on a whopping budget of 15 crores. The song was shot with nearly 1000 dancers in Chennai.

Zinda Banda is the most expensive Bollywood song

(3) Ram Charan And Kiara Advani Song From Game Changer: 15 Crores INR [Not Yet Released]

Director Shankar and Ram Charan’s pan India movie Game Changer has 3rd most expensive song in Indian film industry. The final output of the song has highest chances to push down SRK’s Zinda Banda song from the top 10 most expensive songs list.

Game Changer film maker Dil Raju along with his Tamil counterpart has allotted a massive budget of 200 crore rupees for just shooting the film. This doesn’t include post production costs and remunerations. It is heard that Shankar has kept nearly 50 crores aside from this 200 crores for just creating stellar visual songs.

Shankar is well known for his uniquely themed expensive songs. Shankar once again made headlines regarding an expensive song in the film Game Changer. It is to be noted that Shankar has already shot an expensive song on Ram Charan and Kaira Advani in Pune surroundings for 11 days. It is estimated that Shankar had spent a whopping 15 crores on this song. Once released, this song will be the most expensive song from Telugu industry. This may even beat Sharukh Khan’s Zinda Banda song if any VFX or graphics are involved in this song.

(4) Ram Chaahe Leela (From Ram Leela Movie): 6 Crores INR

Who can forget Sanjay Leela Bhansali for his grandeur songs? Ram Chaahe Leela is a visual feast for Bollywood audience. This song from Ram Leela is made in a whopping budget of 6 crores.

(5) Party All Night: 6 Crores INR

Party All Night is a song from Boss movie. This song was made on Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha and Honey Singh with a budget of 6 crores. Till now, this is the most expensive song in Akshay Kumar’s career.

(6) Malang From Dhoom 3 Movie: 5 Crores INR

Dhoom 3 has one of the most expensive songs from Bollywood film industry. The song Malang was made on Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif with a budget of 5 crores.

(7) Oo Antaava Mawa From Pushpa The Rise: 5 Crores INR

Allu Arjun starrer Pushpa: The Rise movie officially holds the title for most expensive song in Tollywood. Allu Arjun and Samantha Ruth Prabhu dance movements in Oo Antaava song took the entire nation by storm. This mass song is choreographed by Bollywood biggie Ganesh Acharya. Oo Antaava song is made on a whopping budget of 5 crores. Once Ram Charan’s upcoming movie Game Changer gets released, Oo Antaava song will be pushed down to second costliest song in Tollywood.

Oo Antaava is the most expensive Tollywood Song

(8) Kilimanjaro From Robot Movie: 4 Crores INR

Shankar once again tops the top 10 most expensive songs list with his Kilimanjaro song from Robo. The song Kilimanjaro was shot on Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Bachchan in Africa with a budget of 4 crore rupees.

(9) The Kharke From Golmal Returns: 3.50 Crores INR

Golmal Returns from Bollywood has one of the costliest songs. The Kharke song is made on a budget of 3.5 crore Indian rupees.

(10) Chamak Challo From RaOne: 3 Crores INR

Sharukh Khan’s RaOne will always have some special records in Bollywood. RaOne is touted as Bollywood’s first full pledged VFX movie. (Note: A full pledged VFX or graphics movie is a movie which has more than 30% VFX shots.) The song Chamak Challo from RaOne is made on a budget of 3 crore Indian rupees back then.

FAQs

Which is the most expensive song in Indian film history?

Yantara Lokapu Sundarive song from Shankar’s pan Indian movie 2.0 is the most expensive song in Indian film history. This song was shot on Superstar Rajinikanth and Amy Jackson with a staggering budget of 20 crore Indian rupees.

Which is the most expensive Bollywood song?

Zinda Banda from Sharukh Khan’s Jawan movie is the most expensive Bollywood song. It is shot on Sharukh Khan along with 1000 dancers in Chennai. Having nearly 1000 dancers for this song pushed the song’s budget to 15 crores Indian rupees.

Which is the most expensive Tollywood song?

Allu Arjun and Samantha’s mass song Oo Antaava Mawa song from Pushpa: The Rise is officially the most expensive Tollywood song. Ram Charan’s Game Changer is going to occupy the number one spot once it gets released.

Which is the most expensive Kollywood song?

Yantara Lokapu Sundarive from 2.0 is the most expensive Kollywood song and Indian song.

Which director has the highest number of most expensive songs in Indian film industry?

Director Shankar has highest number of most expensive songs in Indian film industry. Shankar’s upcoming movie with Ram Charan, Game Changer is said to have a separate budget of 60 crores for the songs.

Which Bollywood director has most expensive songs in his career?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali has most number of expensive songs in his career. Most of his films have beautifully crafted songs with lavish settings and dresses.

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