While South Indian films like Pushpa: height And KGF: Chapter 2 And $$$$ Ruling the box office, Bollywood films are far behind. The only film that has left its mark for a long time is The Kashmir Files. Jangpai Kathyawadi It was a relatively good performance. Even Salman Khan asked, “Why are our films not doing well in the south? Their films are doing well here.” Even Bollywood stars like Alia Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt have started taking on smaller roles in Southern films.
Is this the end of Bollywood?
Here are some of the most anticipated Bollywood movies which all of a sudden couldn’t do a great job and turned out to be a failure.
Antim: the ultimate truth
Even since it was announced that Salman Khan is playing a Sikh policeman, his fans have gone berserk. Salman who has a huge fan following was unable to save the movie from sinking at the box office.
About the film’s failure, Salman told The Times of India, “I think it works better because of the word of mouth that I’m in the movie. Earlier people thought I was only there in the movie for 5-15 minutes but that’s not true.. this rumor subsided. After people saw the movie.”
The directorial film Mahesh Majrekar, starring Aayush Sharma, opened with a disappointing collection of Rs 5.03 crore at the box office. Reportedly being produced on a budget of Rs 45 crore, the film was minted a little more, Rs 58 crore including Rs 46.50 crore in India and Rs 11.87 crore abroad.
Kabir Khan’s Sports Biography has not only captured the sentiment behind India’s debut World Cup success story, but also made a well-researched film. Despite the fact that people love two things in India – cricket and movies – the two collaborations were blown up at 83 at the box office. This is also due to the arrival of the third wave of Covid-19 when the movie was just released.
Despite crossing the Rs 100 crore mark on the sixth day of release, the footfall dropped significantly and the film only managed to gross Rs 193.73 crore worldwide. It was made on a budget of Rs 280 crore.
Akshay Kumar fans have been eagerly waiting for the movie. The film also starred Pankaj Tripathi, Arshad Warsi, Kriti Sanon, Jacqueline Fernandez and Prateek Babar. While people thought he would be an action packed artist, the story failed to impress audiences.
Even Arshad Wasi had a laugh when a journalist called Pandey Bachchan a success, he said, “Don’t lie, it’s not a success.” He then added, “It was a good movie, but unfortunately it happened, some things work, some things don’t work. I feel like it just went through a bad patch, there were various things that made it not as successful as it should have been. It’s a big movie, it should have made a lot.” Of money, but it’s still not a loss, he covered the money. “
Made on a budget of Rs 185 crore, the film grossed Rs 68.61 crore worldwide.
Attack: Part 1
The John Abrahan-starrer sci-fi drama created a lot of buzz for being the first Indian superhero movie, but in the end, it turned out to be a disappointing version of what people saw in movies like Iron Man and Captain America. Rakul Preet Singh plays a scientist in the film. While many fans thought this was just the beginning for the Indian Avengers, the movie turned out to be a disappointment.
Made on a budget of Rs 70 crore, Attack: Part 1 grossed Rs 22.58 crore at the box office.
Although the film was praised by critics, it failed to attract audiences to movie halls. The film is based on the inspiring life story of Vijay Pars, founder of the NGO Slum Soccer and starring Amitabh Bachchan in the title role.
Produced on a budget of Rs 22 crore, the film grossed Rs 15.2 crore at the box office.
Satyamiva Jayati 2
Based on the fight against injustice and abuse of power, Satyameva Jayate 2 is a sequel to the 2018 movie. Unlike the original movie, this star John Abraham was a box office failure.
John Abraham is responsible for the failure of the film. “It wasn’t Milap’s fault. He bought me a concept as a director. Nikhil Advani as producer, and Milap and I as an actor all fell for that concept. It can’t be one person’s fault. Full responsibility for it.”
He also told Indian Express that the people who wrote him off after a failed movie are back with him seeking work. “They keep writing me off after every movie. There’s nothing wrong with that. It’s OK. My point is very simple, all those people who crossed me out today probably half of them came to me to work as writers. They probably need some help. I try to help as much as I can.”
Made with a budget of Rs 95 crore, the film minted only Rs 17.3 crore at the box office.
Chandigarh Kari Ashiki
While every single Ayushmann Khurrana movie has captivated audiences in the past, this one fails a bit to do so. The film explores the challenges faced by a transgender woman, who fail to live up to expectations. The trans community of Abhishek Kapoor praised making a film on such a subject, but it was also criticized for not choosing a trans woman for the role. While the idea was good, it couldn’t be properly implemented.
Made on a budget of Rs 39 crore, the film grossed Rs 38.5 crore at the box office.
While Badhaai Do was a theatrical flop, he managed to make money with his OTT release. While Badhaai Ho starring Aysuhmann Khurrana and Neena Gupta along with Gajraj Rao and Surekha Sikri created a storm at the box office, the sequel starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar failed to impress audiences.
The box office collection of the movie was made with a budget of Rs 35 crore, and it was around Rs 28.3 crore.
My Girl Aur Bubbly 2
The 2005 film starring Rani Mukerji and Abhishek Bachchan was a commercial success. However, Bunty Aur Babli 2 failed to make the same noise. First, the audience was disappointed that Abhishek Bachchan was not cast in this movie and then the story failed to impress them despite the notable cast which included Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Siddhanth Chaturvedi and Charvari Wag in the main roles.
The film earned Rs 22 crore worldwide at the box office and was produced on a budget of Rs 30 crore.
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