While you can get your hands on one for as low as Rs 25,000, this is a one-time investment, so it's better to go for a product that doesn't get outdated soon. Here are some recommendations.
>> Portronics iLume 500
Price: Rs 45,000
The best portable projector in town, the Portronics iLume is a compact projector with a 500 ANSI lumens LED lamp. Good enough to project in a dark room, it can be easily used as a short throw projector as well as it can project between 15 and 120 inches. It comes with an SD card slot, HDMI port, VGA port, USB and AV port and is accompanied with a remote control too. The sound output isn't loud as it has got a three-watt speaker. However, it works amazingly well as a personal home theatre.
>> Hitachi CP DH 300
Price: Rs 1,04,000
This is a full HD 3D projector with 3000 ANSI lumens lamp, which has a lamp life of 4,000 hours. This also acts as a short throw projector and a full blown one as it is capable of projection starting from up to 30 to 300 inches without compromising on the projection quality. Easy to set-up, it has connectivity options, including HDMI, two VGA ports, monitor out, video in. There isn't any USB port for playing content directly from pen drive. The 3D content playback is superb.
>> BenQ W750
Price: Rs 54,000
Known for its projectors, the BenQ W750 is an affordable 3D video projector with native 720p resolution. It is capable of projecting 43 to 300 inches (diagonally) and has got a host of connectivity options. Based on DLP technology, it has 2500 lumens brightness and 6,500 hours of run time.