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Varun Dhawan on Kalank: I wanted the failure to affect me as the film did let people down

Varun Dhawan opens up on the failure of Kalank as he says that the film let people down and he wanted the failure to affect him. Read on!
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There’s no denying that Varun Dhawan is an actor par excellence, for the actor, in such a short span of time, has proved his versatility with films such as October, Kalank, Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Badlapur, among others. As we speak, Varun Dhawan is shooting for Remo D’Souza’s Street Dancer 3D opposite Shraddha Kapoor and he has a couple of films lined up in his kitty. Since Varun has been a part of a series of successful films in his career, we are sure that when a film flops, it really affects an actor and when Abhishek Varman’s Kalank bombed at the box office, Varun Dhawan was mighty upset.

In an interview, when Varun was asked about the failure of Kalank, he said that Kalank was not accepted by the audience because it was a bad film and somewhere everyone associated with the film failed collectively. “Making a film is a team effort. It’s wrong to blame it on the director and producer. And being a part of the team, I will take part of the blame as well. The film did let down people. We have collectively gone through why it didn’t work. Personally, it (failure) was important. I wanted the failure to affect me because if it doesn’t, then that means I don’t love my work,” Varun said.  

Varun Dhawan has always proved that he has the act in actor and this talented actor chooses films which he enjoys the most. “I choose films which I know I will enjoy doing the most. If I don’t have fun, it won’t show on screen. I am playing a street dancer in my next because I love dancers in real life. If I want something serious, I do something like October (2018). With comedy, I want to work with David Dhawan (filmmaker, also Varun’s father) because he is the best in the country. His experience will help me as an actor,” says Varun. Post Street Dancer, Varun will start shooting for the remake of Coolie No.1 opposite Sara Ali Khan and according to reports, the duo will recreate the iconic Govinda and Karisma Kapoor’s song Main Toh Raste Se Jaa Raha Tha in the film.




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i am still surprised that judwaa 2 is a hit

at some point he is liking ranbir is a flop star and i am the hit hero. but looks like he flops so much worse if he tried even a bit more than masala.ranbir atleast has made many hits from offbeat movies.


kon hai yeh ?

Imran Khan gave up acting. Varun, Siddharth, Arjun, Sonakshi, Shraddha also should.

Sonam, Athiya, etc

He need to stop acting as if it's his first flop, everyone knows October & Sui dhaaga were flops but fake inflated figures were put out in order to show Varun has 100% success ratio, they would've done the same with kalank also if it would've reached somewhere around 130 cr but the movie got wrapped in 70 cr in India lol, so they can't able to manipulate the figures & fool the audience, so Varun has 3 flops, Alia has 3 flops & Sid has 3 flops (unfortunately dumb media & some insecure peoples always try to potray that all movies of Sid are flop bcz he is a outsider).

Difference is October and Sui dhaaga are a little more artsy films, don't think he minded them not making as much money because he got praise and they didn't totally bomb, not like Kalank with a huge star cast backed by Karan with "iconic couple Varia" clearly a masala film made to make loads of money. Seems to have finally shook him.

October was also a clean failure. It didn't even reach 40cr. There is always a bias towards varun films from the trade while all his contemporaries' movies get the hit tag only if they get past a respectable total even if they are small/medium budget niche films.

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