clear clear clear clear clear
   Scoops & News

Audience says 'no' to big and reputed filmmakers!

December 8, 2010 04:42:16 PM IST
Abid, Glamsham Editorial
Send to Friend

Shocking it may sound but it is quite apparent that in just a matter of a few weeks the audience has outrightly rejected highly hyped and ambitious projects by renowned filmmakers.

Starting with the Diwali weekend release, ACTION REPLAYY, starring undoubtedly one of the top stars of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar, along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the film was directed by top filmmaker Vipul Shah with whom Akshay has previously given a hat trick of successes in form of AANKHEIN, WAQT-RACE AGAINST TIME and NAMASTEY LONDON. ACTION REPLAYY was expected to carry forward the excellent track record of the actor-director duo but unfortunately the audience simply refused to come out and the film turned out to be a commercial failure.

download ACTION REPLAYY wallpapers

download ACTION REPLAYY wallpapers

Then came Sanjay Leela Bhansali's GUZAARISH. Starring the winning 'jodi' of super hero Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (who share an excellent track record in the form of DHOOM 2 and JODHAA AKBAR), the film failed to impress the audience and has turned out to be a failure. Once again a top filmmaker like Sanajy Leela Bhansali got rejected by the paying audience.

Perhaps the most shocking was the failure of Ashutosh Gowariker's period film, KHELEIN HUM JEE JAAN SEY. The film starring the hot and happening Abhishek Bachchan and the sensational Deepika Padukone was expected to be another winner for Gowariker, who is a top producer-director, and after LAGAAN and JODHAA AKBAR, proved that period and historical films were his forte. However the poor start that the film has taken (both in India and abroad), with not much improvement during the weekend (despite some good reviews and positive WOM), the film is most likely to end up as a losing proposition for all concerned.

However all is not lost, with two big filmmakers, Anees Bazmee with NO PROBLEM (which releases next Friday) and Farah Khan's TEES MAAR KHAN still to hit the screens, we hope that the tide is turned once again in favour of the reputed makers.


More related news

- Akshay Kumar strikes GOLD - News
- Akshay Kumar and Taapsee Paanu gear up for NAAM SHABANA - News
- Akshay Kumar stands by Shilpa Shetty in her moment of grief - News
- Akshay Kumar and wife to have Koffee with Karan? - News
- Akshay Kumar sets another record! - News
- Army first for Akshay Kumar - News
- Know what Akshay Kumar is missing! - News
- What made Alia Bhatt and Akshay Kumar cry? - News
- Akshay to shoot for JOLLY LLB 2 in Manali, from next week! - News
- Why Akshay Kumar saluted this man in uniform - News
- Akshay Kumar starts shooting for NAAM SHABANA - News
- Why exes Akshay Kumar & Shilpa Shetty Kundra are posing likewise? - News
- PDA Alert! Akshay and Twinkle are too hot to handle! - News
- Amy Jackson reveals a SHOCKING fact about Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar - News
- Is an Akshay Kumar-Will Smith film in the making? - News


A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.