Wazir Final say –
Before going into the nitty gritties let’s see what this movie solidifies further that was already on cards just needed some more leather.
is ‘SHENSHAH’ of characters and not Collections. The transition has been smooth with some bumps here and there, but that’s expected when for decades he has ruled.
is not hero who can carry a product on his tiny shoulders. He is smart enough? Hopefully and should avoid being in the hot seat period.
Bhaag milkha Bhaag Would have run anyhow.
Release date – 8th January 2016
Total screen release – 1600
Budget – 40-45 crore approx
Producer – vidhu vinod chopra
Executive producer – priyesh kaushik
Creative producer -yogesh ishwar
Line producer -navmeet singh
Director – BIJOY NAMBIAR (Last releases SHAITAAN and DAVID)
Story – vidhu vinod chopra
Screenplay – vidhu vinod chopra, abhijat Joshi, natasha sahgal, shubra marfatia
Dialogues -abhijit deshpande, gazal dhaliwal.
Point to be noticed – With so much powerhouse in the making of the movie, still they failed to dilever is sad but not surprising especially when it comes to story and screenplay where Vidhu Vinod Chopra always finds to disappoint some way, In last few projects he has produced and directed of late, except when RAJU HIRANI has his say.
STAR CAST – AMITABH, FARHAN, ADITI RAO HAIDRI , NEIL NITIN MUKESH AND JOHN ABRAHAM(Guest appearance)
BOX OFFICE Reality –
Total critics average score – 2.63 /5 (average +)
Strengths – Performances, slick direction
Weakness – screenplay especially in 2nd half.
Songs – In the 50s and 60 s also 70s the era when thrillers and whodunit ruled the roast, chart buster songs were the backbone of every product which audiences drooled, sadly that’s the most neglected aspect resulting in this jounre dying it’s death.
1st Day collections – 5.57 crore approx
Word of mouth -Audiences are sadly not suckers for using their brains anymore, they want plainjane entertainment.
TOTAL 1st weekend collections – 20.97 approx
1st Monday collections – 2.55 crore approx
TOTAL 1st week collections – 30 crore approx
TOTAL 2nd week collections – 9.33 crore approx
TOTAL INDIAN COLLECTIONS – 40 crore approx
Overseas total collections – 20 CRORE approx
Final verdict – No gains only pains for the concerned.
HOPE – more movies with chills spills and thrills are in pipeline.