R Balki on perception that Bollywood is on the verge of collapse: ‘Garbage, people are already raiding theaters for Brahmastra’

Filmmaker R Balki laughs off when he hears that Bollywood is over. In his 15-year career he has directed six films, worked with big stars, and a filmmaker who has led his films to varying box office successes, the industry simply went through phases. I just say there is.

Kartik Aaryan’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 was the only three films to hit the box office this year. Aria Buttof Gambai Katyawadi and Vivek Agnihotri’s kashmir file– There was a growing feeling on the internet that Bollywood had lost its mojo. brahmastra It was released last week and is off to a smashing start.

After the huge successes of Pushpa, KGF Chapter 2 and RRR, many believed that the Hindi film industry was losing the battle to southern cinema.But Balki says indianexpress.com The theory that Bollywood is over is far from the truth.

“It’s garbage! It’s a great theory, it hardly flops, and people love to write, fill columns, feed. The rise and rise of Bollywood’.

Now waiting for the next Chup release, the filmmaker says the tide is already turning in the industry’s favor with his latest release Brahmastra clocking record business.

The Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt stirrer was a huge success with a total of around Rs 135 cr (including all languages) for 4 days. Brahmastra is expected to end the first week’s run with his over Rs 160 cr collection in the country.

Balki, known for directing films like Akshay KumarPadman of Kareena KapoorArjun Kapoor Starring Ki & Ka say calling the downturn of the Hindi film industry the end of Bollywood is an overreaction.

“Movies fail, movies don’t work. It’s a stage. ) is hitting theaters.So that changes.This is just another show.”

R next to Balki, Chap, Hoshi Sunny DeolPooja Bat, Darqa Salman and Shreya Dhanwanthary. Set to release on September 23rd, this psychological thriller follows a serial killer who leaves a star in the body of his victim, a film critic.

Chap is Barki’s first directing film in five years, following 2018’s Pad Man starring Akshay Kumar. He reunited with the star of the 2019 drama Mission Mangal in his writer capacity.

https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/r-balki-on-perception-that-bollywood-on-the-verge-of-collapse-its-rubbish-people-already-storming-theatres-for-brahmastra-8148053/ R Balki on perception that Bollywood is on the verge of collapse: ‘Garbage, people are already raiding theaters for Brahmastra’

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