There are no permanent friends in Bollywood. Farah Khan is learning this lesson the hard way after her husband’s flop show Joker. Her rapport with ‘best friend’ Akshay Kumar has taken a beating after his refusal to promote Joker and its disastrous performance at the box office.
The industry is agog about the fact that Farah Khan's husband and director of widely ridiculed 'Joker', Shirish Kunder has been unceremoniously sacked from Sajid Nadiadwala’s remake of South film 'Kick'. Grapevine suggests that actor Salman Khan, who will be playing the lead role in the movie, insisted upon the director's removal.
Courtesy: Open Magazine
Akshay Kumar sought to downplay the role of an actor in the promotion of a film and said that word of mouth publicity by audience decides the success or failure of the film. With this deft move, he seems to have clarified that Joker failed because it did not impress the audience and not because he was absent during the film's promotion.
Here are the reviews for Joker: