March 2nd Week New Releases 2017
Preview – Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Last Project – Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania (2014, Hit), was a pretty average movie but then nothing succeeds like success and that’s what matters the most even if it’s nowhere near the best.
Acting experience – Forgettable Ishaqzaade (Played Arjun Kapoor’s sibling).
Last project – Heropanti (2014). Also famous for Lage Raho Munnabhai (2016) Dostana (2008).
Neha Parti Matiyani
Last project – Critically acclaimed Waiting (2015), An experienced and apt in her craft.
There are three of them all independent and range among today’s listeners.
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt
‘The Powerhouses’ on which hopes of industry are dependent upon to shoulder the burden and make the future a Golden period.
Alia The current ‘Queen of Bollywood’, we at GD feel is India’s answer to ‘Queen of Hollywood’ Jennifer Lawrence.
Almost the same age, Excel in whatever challenges they take, Charismatic to the core, Screen presence which makes the audience want more and more. The Bhatt girl is slowly but surely walking on a path in Making of legends.
Varun is the most popular at the box office after the Khans and Kumar, and a step ahead than his young peers if Performance + Success ratio is taken into account. In fact, he is the only one who is still to experience failure on the large screen. Time and again he is compared to Govinda in his heydays but unlike his father’s lucky mascot, he at a very beginning had the urge to go out of his safe zone and go dark in BADLAPUR, which was lapped up by the audience shows his acceptance is beyond a particular sphere.
Okay, it may seem jumping the gun too soon but we feel Alia and Varun combo has the making of a truly magnetic chemistry as seen through Raj Kapoor-Nargis, Dharam-Hema, Rajesh Khanna-Sharmila Tagore and Amitabh-Rekha.
Production and Budget – 50 crores approx have been shelled out by Dharma productions etc.
Expectations – Smooth sailing towards a century except that it’s exams season may hamper it’s run.
Hollywood New Releases
Preview – Kong: Skull Island
Director – Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Last Project – The King’s of summer (2013)
Genre – Fantasy/ Science fiction
Running time – 2hrs
Writers – Dan Gilroy and Max Borenstein
IMDb rating – 7.9/10
Rotten tomatoes – 78%
Metacritic – 62%
Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson
Samuel L. Jackson
(Boomerang) Budget – 190 million USD
Put a Monster in a movie and you get a sure shot winner?
Well no, the problem is to create the monster and unleash it onto the silver screen takes so much of economics that in end profit for the concerned seldom brings satisfaction, King Kong, and Godzilla are the perfect examples.
Expectations – Humongous but wrong release date as Exams are on and children are the driving force which makes these kongs king of the box office world.