Mukesh Bhatt on Bollywood’s dry run on the field workplace: ‘No one is making a movie anymore, they’re all buying and selling’


Bollywood has been having an unfortunate streak on the field workplace of late. Whereas Sooryavanshi, Gangubai Kathiawadi, The Kashmir Information and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 have minted moolah, different movies like Dhaakad, Bachchan Paandey, Heropanti 2, Jersey and Jayeshbhai Jordaar crashed and burned on the field workplace. A few of the movies didn’t even get a good opening.

Speaking concerning the poor efficiency of movies on the field workplace, filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt advised Bollywood Hungama, “No one is making a film anymore. They’re all buying and selling. Itne mein bana lo, itne mein becho aur itna paisa andar karo. It’s a con recreation occurring. We used to by no means do this. We’ll be like ‘Kahani excite karti hai. Toh chalo banate hai’! That imaandari is gone. (They’re simply discussing budgets and the best way to promote a movie).

Mukesh additionally talked about that the narrative wants to vary, and that filmmakers can’t serve pre-pandemic content material to the viewers. “The era is altering and if you happen to don’t change, you’ll be left behind. What’s occurring in Bollywood proper now could be that individuals are making setups, not movies. Setups don’t work, movies work,” he stated.

The Kashmir Information, directed by Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, emerged as a sleeper hit and earned over Rs 250 crore on the field workplace. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, starring Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu, has crossed the Rs 175 crore mark. Nevertheless, Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chhillar’s Samrat Prithviraj, which was made on a funds of Rs 200 crore, has managed to garner solely Rs 62 crore. Commerce pundits, in the meantime, have declared Kangana Ranaut’s Dhaakad one of many largest flops of all time. Then again, south Indian movies like KGF 2 and RRR have raced forward, crossing the Rs 1000 crore mark on the world field workplace.


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