Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan believes that the presence of stars in a movie help in widening its reach.
”Big stars are definitely beneficial for the film because the reach is more. More people come and watch your film, but (ultimately) it (the footfalls) depends on the film,” Raghavan told IANS.
Talking about his forthcoming movie, which stars Varun Dhawan, Yami Gautam and Huma Qureshi, he said: ‘For this film, we didn’t need a big star. When I signed Varun for BADLAPUR, he was just one film old and now he has become a star.’
In the past, Raghavan has directed movies like EK HASINA THI, JOHNNY GADDAAR and AGENT VINOD. His last movie as a director, AGENT VINOD released in 2012.
Why take such a long gap between his films?
He said: ”I don’t get scripts easily, and I take time to write it. BADLAPUR is actually my fastest film.” [IANS]