Meghna Gulzar: Deepika Padukone is coming from 300cr films & if she was chasing that she wouldn’t do Chhapaak

When asked about the troubles faced by the makers by the box office numbers not doing well, Meghna said that they were all very aware of our film.
Meghna Gulzar: Deepika Padukone is coming from 300cr films & if she was chasing that she wouldn’t do ChhapaakMeghna Gulzar: Deepika Padukone is coming from 300cr films & if she was chasing that she wouldn’t do Chhapaak
  • 9
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • Share on whatsapp

Deepika Padukone and Vikrant Massey starrer Chhapaak hit the theaters on 10th January 2020. The film has failed to get the audiences to the theatres as Meghana Gulzar's directorial is not enjoying an extravagant or even a decent run at the box office. While one would expect Deepika to return with a huge bang, the film has failed to meet expectations. The movie has so far collected Rs 26 crore nett. Speaking about the movie not doing well in terms of Box Office, DP and director Meghna Gulzar spoke about it at a recent interview with Radio City.

When asked about the troubles faced by the makers by the box office numbers not doing well, Meghna said that they were all very aware of our film. Our release was as expected within the release environment, within the nature of their film. The way the film is performing and being received is as per expectation. Deepika is coming from 300cr films and if she was chasing that then she wouldn’t do this movie. Later DP was asked whether Chhapaak is a tick mark on her list of films, the actress said, "The numbers are actually very similar to Piku. It is more or less the same."

She added, "The intent of this film was very different. Every 100 crore film is not necessarily a successful film. It is based on your budget and based on how much you have spent in the movie. So if you have earned 100 crores what if you have spent 300 crores to make a film. But the audience today has been fed with this kind of information that a 100 crore film is a hit film."

Based on the life of an acid attack survivor, Chhapaak traces the story of Malti who is based on real-life survivor Laxmi Agarwal. 

Also Read: Deepika Padukone conducts a sting operation to check the free availability of acid & the result is alarming

This Day That Year
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015

Comments

Its sad that Deepika's personal political preferences might have derailed an important film.

Those people are lame who are connecting the film to someone's personal belief and actions and disrespecting the struggle of an acid attack survivor, blinded by one's hatred. The film is legendary and will leave a deep impact. lot of changes have taken place with growing acceptance for acid attack survivors. That is what makes the film a success. Extremely silly and nonsense movies enter 200 cr club but who remembers them. Its surprising! The level of intolerance people have for someone expressing his/her political opinion in a democracy. We cannot be following only one way. Deepika has broken many barriers in bollywood coming out as a lead actress in a film whereas in most movies we only get to see male protagonists.

How lame are you deepika seriously.Even here you are begging us to watch the film. Listen idiot woman if you can go to Jnu in the name of democracy then audience too has the right to reject your film. Anyday audience is more smarter than you.

The film has not failed actually, it’s us, the audience who are a failure, who keep gripping for a good story but when it comes their way, doesn’t reach the theater. In democracy everyone has a right to take a stand but we don’t respect other opinions, we boycott and play vindictive. We haven’t learn to separate the personal and professional lives of our actors and hence very few speak up.
I watched the movie and am grateful to the team which made it. Some stories need to be told and this team had the guts!!!

The film has not failed actually, it’s us, the audience who are a failure, who keep gripping for a good story but when it comes their way, doesn’t reach the theater. In democracy everyone has a right to take a stand but we don’t respect other opinions, we boycott and play vindictive. We haven’t learn to separate the personal and professional lives of our actors and hence very few speak up.
I watched the movie and am grateful to the team which made it. Some stories need to be told and this team had the guts!!!

Film has not done well in box office. Its actually one of her worst films in box office. Those are facts. Democracy or not, JNU was a PR exercise that backfired badly. It left a sour taste for many people who actually were looking forward to the film as it tells a very important story. If you have a right to take a stand then people also have right to form their own opinion about that stand. Why complain after you yourself chose get into it?

Just because terrorists like afzal and kasab were patriotic towards their nation and very religious in nature that doesn't mean we can forget their sin. Tukde Tukde gang cares for these terrorists more than their nation because they share same religion and worship same God. Deepika by standing with them did a great disservice to the nation.Democracy doesn't means you will go and stand with terriorists and abuse India. Now even if Deepika does 100 good deeds we will always remember this.

Seems like the likes and dislikes are manipulated for this comment. I clicked on like icon and it decreased the count. Just to see how it behaves it dislike, I clicked on that and it increased the number instantaneity. I clicked it again but it is not decreasing it :(

Lol true. seems deepika's over enthusiastic pr team is behind this.

Add new comment

close

Pinkvilla has updated its Privacy and Cookie policy. We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and show you Personalized advertisement.

Options

Pinkvilla has updated its Privacy and Cookie policy. We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and show you Personalized advertisement