By Ayushi Agarwal
July has almost come to an end but some Bollywood filmmakers & actors might not want these 2 consecutive past months to get over so soon. June & july months has given 4 blockbuster movies of this year.
Let’s take toll on the hits and decode how these movies became successful.
(1) Super 30:
Release date: 12 July
Director: Vikas Bahl
Super 30 has already entered the elite 100 crore club. It is based on the life of a mathematician Anand Kumar. The movie casts Mrunal Thakur, Pankaj Tripathi alongside Hrithik, is set to touch 150 crore market.
The film portrays the life of a Patna based man who helps 30 smart but underprivileged students prepare for entrance exams for the IIT. The audience loved it not only because of the plot also because Hrithik Roshan was back on the silver screen after 2 years. The movie is still doing well in the theatres.
These are the 4 super hits of two months, while there are some pretty good movies lined up to be released in the theatres. So let’s wait till we grab a tub of popcorn to watch an upcoming movie! Do miss to check out the best online magazines.
(2) Kabir Singh:
Release date: 21 June
Director: Sandeep Vanga
It’ll be safe to say that Kabir Singh is the most controversial movie of this year till now. It is a remake of Telugu movie “Arjun Reddy” which was also directed by Sandeep Vanga.
This romantic drama movie stars Shahid Kapoor & Kiara Advani as its lead casts. Teenage lovers from college are separated because girl’s family doesn’t agree with her daughter’s choice. She is married to someone else causes the ex boyfriend to go crazy in love so much that he starts drug abuse and becomes an alcoholic.
The story was gripping but the songs caught most of the attention from audience. It had some scenes which definitely triggered the debates about drug abuse, violence, sexism and what not but it all ended up making the best movie of Shahid Kapoor’s career, box office collection wise.
It became Shahid’s first movie as a solo lead actor to enter 100 crore club later on crossing the 300 crore mark.
(3) Article 15:
Release date: 28 June
Director: Anubhav Sinha
The name of the movie itself is in the Indian Constitution, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of caste, race, religion, sex.
Article 15 focuses on the hard hitting reality of Indian socio-political scenario.
The lead actor Ayushmann Khurrana plays the role of an IPS officer who gets posted in a small village of Uttar Pradesh as deputy chief of district police. He then faces the most difficult time of his life when 3 Dalit girls are raped and later on 2 of them are hanged by a tree while the 3rd one is still missing.
His investigation takes some horrific turns when he sees the level of discrimination the villagers were doing to lower caste people. The twists & turns in the case actually shows the Indian people a mirror and where are we heading as humans. The movie received good reviews and earned approximately 90 crores.
Release date: 5 June
Director: Ali Abbas Zafar
This movie had already created buzz as soon as it was announced. The main reasons were of course, Salman Khan & Priyanka Chopra but it turned out Priyanka backed out from the movie which did not go well with Salman Khan. Although, it might have been a blessing in disguise because Katrina Kaif was casted opposite to him.
Bharat is based on a South Korean movie “Ode to my father”. It portrays the life of a common man played by Salman Khan, his struggles, encounters with day day problems post Independence period.
The movie also casts Sunil Grover, Disha Patani, Jackie Shroff. It received mixed reviews from the audience, however, Salman Khan’s stardom alone made it a super hit which resulted in the box office collection of ₹315 crore. Filmi files are the one-stop destination for top online magazines.
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