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Shawn Kalon

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Aligarh final Verdict – Screenshot_2016-02-27-10-17-39

Despite getting dhamakedaar reviews from the critics, it was a total phuss where it mattered most THE BOX OFFICE.

TOTAL critics average rating -3.89/5 good

Imdb – 8.7/10

Rotten tomatoes – 100%

Some may say, how couldn’t a controversial subject  that to related to bedroom life which is personal couldn’t find its way,when everything which as a dose of sex works for the best especially this time when was handled by the best. Screenshot_2016-03-17-12-31-26

Here is what the GD team feels the reason for it sorry state –

1.Poor publicity – especially when you are dealing with a Taboo subject, you ought to go all out and create a sensation. When it  was banned in ALIGARH, nothing dramatic from the makers in form of reaction. All said and done it’s a cinematic medium which should have the maximum reach, by hook or crook, of whatever you preach.

2 . Wrong Release date, as in summer holidays would gave been grate. 

All the hard work in end went down the drain, with nothing  to gain for everyone concerned as they only got heart beak and pain.

Hansal Mehta’s movies have always got its share of Pre release publicity be it his last release SHAHID or any,be it positive or had negativity.  But this time whatever he considered headache in past, actually was a boon which hopefully he now realises and uses as a tool.

Unlike Oscars, which help a product which was in pits to be a hit (American sniper is prime example),  Indian movies once rejected even if award contender (though awards seldom do justice)  can’t find a way unless something drastic happens and audience realises what good they missed, also it reflects how seriously Indian or any awards are taken in our society.

Director – Hansal Mehta Screenshot_2016-03-17-12-31-37

Producer – Eros entertainment, karma pictures

Cast – Manoj bajpai as prof shrinivas siras,

Rajkumar Rao as journalist Screenshot_2016-03-17-12-30-35

Running time – 2hrs

Total collections – 3crore approx

Budget – 18crore

Final verdict – The collections of the movie are as pathetic as the state of the city ALIGARH (you deserve much much better).

(Time taken to finish the article 38 min)

Shawn Kalon
Life coach, Documentary Film Maker, Theatre actor, Tech freak, Delhi Correspondent of GyanDarbar.

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