That is the end of Live QnA session. We tried to answer as many as we could but still there are 150 questions unanswered. Do accept our apologies. Also, write your feedback in the comments section. We will see you next Sunday again.
Q. What will be lifetime collection of Kia and Ka? Can it cross 100 crores?
Ans. The film has found some appreciation among youth in metros. It is very much in the safe zone because of controlled budget (30 crore). As for lifetime, collection is concerned, it will depend upon the hold on Monday. We expect the film to finish in the range of 50 crores as these type of films can witness big falls in the second week.
Q. Why do you think Dishoom will be a 100cr+ grosser?
Ans. Because it has fresh cast, Varun Dhawan whose last 2 films have crossed 100 crores and he also has 100% success ratio. The film has action, masala, and comedy. A good release date (first release after Eid and two weeks free run). Perfect recipe for 100 crores.
Ans. 3 Idiots, Rowdy Rathore
Ans. Your request is noted. The list will be added soon.
Ans. Becuase these films have limited appeals only in big metro cities. That’s why they have less screen count. Films like Neerja, Kapoor and Sons are only targeted towards a specific audience. If the film is liked by them, it is a success at the box office. But solid content with universal appeal is the key to become a blockbuster like Bajrangi Bhaijaan, PK etc.
Ans. No, it will not be postponed nor will Shivaay. We will witness another big box office clash on Diwali.
Ans. Kapoor and Sons.
Ans. Watch them Khamoshi The Musical (1996) directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali starring Salman.
Ans. Solid performances, a good dose of drama and emotions. But pathetic VFX. Even Patiala House has better grounds as compared to Azhar.
Verdict Above Average
Ans. They are irrelevant as only a small section of audience use Twitter. Eventually content matters.
Ans. It will take a lot of time (probably more than decade) before such kind of scenario will happen. So for we have only one blockbuster director Rajkumar Hirani. Any of his film starring new comers will take 20 crores+ opening because people believe in his cinema.
Ans. We don’t think so. Aamir Khan has quickly taken some steps which have recovered the damage. He has gone on to Aap Ki Adalat where he cleared his stance. Plus he is doing social work for the water crisis in Maharashtra. He also even met PM Narendra Modi. And Dangal is not a masala film like Dilwale. It is a film about women empowerment and wrestling in India.
Ans. Bajrangi Bhaijaan and PRDP most watched films of TV. Big Boss most watched show on television. You get your answer?
As. Your request is noted and will be considered when we will launch the new version of our website.
Ans. It is a valid question. The prices at multiplexes should be reduced to a large extent. The footfalls in Bollywood are continuously reducing due to his factor. For a normal family, it costs 5000 to watch a film in metros. But we cannot blame Bollywood as there is huge entertainment tax for Hindi films. While in Tamil or Telugu, entertainment tax is very low.
Ans. Heart says West Indies, mind says England.
Ans. Oh man. Have not you watched Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
Ans. Because Friday is a holiday in Gulf. So Bollywood and sometimes even Hollywood films are released on Thursday.
Ans. You can ask as many as you can. But you should only ask one so that others can also get their answers.
Ans. There is a thought in the trade that with solid content Fan can emerge highest grosser of the year as Raees and Sultan will clash on Eid. But we do not agree with that. Even if Raees and Sultan fail to cross 200 crore (which is very unlikely as at least one of them will do), even then Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro and Aamir Khan’s Dangal will have a better shot at HGOY. Plus Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay can also surprise.
Ans. Why do you want us to be abused by fans :-D
Ans. Hmm tough but will try.
Ans. IIFA Awards 2016 will be held in Madrid, Spain on 23 June 2016.
Ans. Jai Ho was sold to heavy prices to distributors (just like Dilwale).
PS. The film had poor content and there was no Eid :-P
Ans. Unfortunately, it looks like that. John’s solo films have never done well. Though he has achieved success with multi-starrer films like Race 2, Shootout at Wadala, Housefull 2 and recently Welcome Back. The problem is that he is weak when it comes to acting talent. Plus his choice of films is poor.
Ans. As for now it looks like that both films will clash at the box office on Eid. But still there is a lot of time left before release so there can be some changes. We hear that few days back Ritesh Sidhwani and Aditya Chopra had a meeting where they tried to figure out a way to avoid the clash. But no decision was made there.
Ans. We get our reviews from Dubai (UAE) where the film is released on Thursday or sometimes on Wednesday. We keep our reviews simple as these are for the general audience and not for intellectuals. We try to highlight the positive and negative aspects of the film.
Ans. We were not tracking box office collections right then as our website was launched last year. Most likely the verdict was changed as the film failed to break 3 Idiots lifetime collection.
Ans. This has been answered in last Q& A session.
Ans. BB is the most watched in last 15 years. It has also shattered many records on its TV premier. Any doubts?
Ans. Varun ? . Why do you ask the same question every time?
Ans. Yes you can say that SRK’s hit streak is broken. But you cannot compare Jai Ho with Dilwale as the later was an All Time Blockbuster in overseas.
Ans. Salman Khan has ruled in this decade as he has delivered hits after hits Ready, Bodyguard, Ekk Tha Tiger, Dabang 2 etc.
Ans. It will be approximately around 3500 in India.
Ans. It is unfair to compare these actors as both are most versatile actors of Bollywood.