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“If A Film Doesn’t Work, It’s Because Content Is Not Good”


Ranbir Kapoor On Shamshera: 'If A Film Doesn't Work, It's Because Content Is Not Good'

Ranbir Kapoor seems to be dashing on this image. (courtesy: yrf)

New Delhi:

There is not any different cause for a movie’s failure aside from its content material not being good, mentioned Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor on Wednesday as he opened up concerning the poor efficiency of his final launch “Shamshera”. Ranbir Kapoor was talking on the press convention right here to advertise his newest launch “Brahmastra: Part One-Shiva”, co-starring his actor-wife Alia Bhatt.

Asked whether or not he feels Hindi films are being unfairly handled in latest occasions, Ranbir Kapoor mentioned, “I’ll give the instance of my very own movie. I can’t speak about different movies. Just a few weeks in the past, my movie ‘Shamshera’ was launched. I did not really feel any negativity.” “The movie did not run on the field workplace, it’s in all probability as a result of the viewers did not just like the movie. Eventually, it’s concerning the content material,” he added.

In latest occasions, mainstream Hindi films like Ranveer Singh’s “Jayeshbhai Jordaar”, Akshay Kumar’s “Bachchhan Paandey“, “Samrat Prithviraj” and “Raksha Bandhan”, together with Aamir Khan-starrer “Laal Singh Chaddha”, didn’t register large numbers on the field workplace.

Ranbir Kapoor, identified for films comparable to “Rockstar”, “Barfi!” and “Sanju”, mentioned the audiences will solely be entertained if they’re served good content material.

“Who would not need to go to the flicks to expertise a unique emotion, get moved by characters, be entertained, get an ideal giggle, cry and really feel one thing? We all need to really feel that. If a movie would not work, there isn’t any different cause. It is as a result of the content material shouldn’t be good,” he added.

“Brahmastra”, directed by his frequent collaborator and shut pal Ayan Mukerji, has been within the making for a very long time and confronted a number of delays on account of varied causes.

Ranbir Kapoor mentioned nobody, together with his father, late cinema icon Rishi Kapoor, understood what it takes to make a movie like “Brahmastra”, which has been mounted on an enormous finances and is loaded with visible results.

“It’s been so lengthy… No one actually understood what it takes to make a movie like this as a result of nobody has actually completed this, particularly individuals we all know.

“The movie has been happening for thus a few years. I bear in mind when my father was alive, I used to lie that I used to be taking pictures ‘Brahmastra’. I used to cover it and say I’m taking pictures for another film,” the 39-year-old actor mentioned.

He additionally credited Ayan Mukerji, the director of his two blockbusters “Wake Up Sid” (2008) and “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” (2013), for his development as an actor.

“I’ve identified Ayan since 2008 when he narrated ‘Wake Up Sid’ to me. I did not know him earlier than that. He is somebody who simply got here and narrated his total story. He was sitting on the ground and he was narrating the movie for me, saying it might take simply 1 hour nevertheless it took 5 hours to relate that movie.

“I actually felt that vitality from a younger filmmaker and I used to be like, ‘Wow, this man actually has a narrative to inform.’ He is obsessed with each phrase, each character and I may really feel that vitality. I believe artwork is about vitality. You should really feel the vitality inside different individuals.” Kapoor mentioned he’s conscious that he won’t get one other alternative to do a film like “Brahmastra” once more.

“It’s not like that after ‘Brahmastra’, I’ll do solely these sorts of movies. I do know I will not get a chance like this once more. I hope going ahead I get different alternatives to showcase different totally different characters that I can painting,” he added.

“Brahmastra Part One: Shiva”, which additionally options megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna and Mouni Roy, is a joint manufacturing of Star Studios, Dharma Productions, Prime Focus and Starlight Pictures.

The film can be launched in theatres in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam on Friday.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


2022-09-08 11:07:38

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