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~~~FAN Reviews & BoxOffice Update 3~~~ DTNote:P94 (Page 122)

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Posted: 21 April 2016 at 9:17am | IP Logged
But what are they getting out of changing figures months after the movie has released? HNY still holds the record when it comes to the opening day and when you are going back a month or two after its release to change to in order to show another movie as breaking its record , then nobody will buy that crap. If you are such a "credible" site then why didn't you quote the figure you quoted after two months when HNY first released. Like I said I don't follow these sites but if this is how they function , then why should anyone take their word for it!

I see some folks not being able to digest its a niche movie LOL. These are same folks who thought Jai Ho was nichel Confused. These are same folks who after months would finally acknowledge that yes PRDP was an outdated movie but look how much it earned despite being outdated. Well hello...that's so not what you were claiming when it released LOL. The hypocrisy man. People in general need to understand there's something called as masala movies and then there's something called as a niche film. You can't compare the BO of a Talaash to a BO of a PK. Talaash had two females leads who are huge when it comes to their popularity , it had songs too but I would still call it a niche film. Just like FAN is a niche film. It doesn't even have a prominent female lead as such who has her own fan following or a song , so in a way it's even more niche than a Talaash.

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Posted: 21 April 2016 at 9:20am | IP Logged
Originally posted by MrsKhan

Originally posted by angrybread

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Fan - The Genre Makes It Tough
Thursday 21 April 2016 11.30 IST
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Fan dropped on the second day at key centres which basically sealed its fate and the postmortems will happen but the genre of the film always meant an uphill struggle to meet expectations which were mainly there because of a big star like Shahrukh Khan. It could have succeeded but was never going to be a superstar level hit. The highest grossing thriller till date is Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty at 112 crore nett and that says it all.

 

The next bests are Ek Villain and Race 2 and the list of disappointments in the genre is huge not just over the last few years but since they started being made in Hindi. The last big hit in the genre was Agni Sakshi way back in 1996 and this was mainly driven by Mumbai circuit which had a tax free status.

 

The last one to do extraordinary business all over was actually a Shahrukh Khan film Darr in 1993. This is probably the most successful thriller genre film in India ever but the reason it went so far was that other elements that are needed in a Hindi film were blended so well in the film especially a love story and music. Also it was directed by the one of the greats of Hindi cinemas Yash Chopra and there no directors of that level today in the Hindi film industry. 

 

Basically the bigger the star, the bigger the risk with this genre. The more popular you are then the higher the expectations go which just can't be met with the genre especially the sort of number that is expected of a Shahrukh Khan or a Salman Khan starrer. Its difficult to meet expectations and if a few circuits reject the film then the gap between expectation and final result can look huge which is the case with Fan.

 

The downside of mega stardom is that you can't really go out of the drama, action and love story genre today as box office numbers are reported everywhere and outside these genres you need some outstanding film to put up a megastar number.

 

It is also interesting to note that the other superstar of the day Salman Khan has no film in the thriller genre in our database which goes back to 1994. Not only Salman Khan but even the legendary megastars of prior generations with great box office records are likely to have filmographies devoid of thrillers.




Mrs Khan ShockedEmbarrassed who is that ...is it Hajmola ??
Is that Mrs F Khan or just a combination of favorite Khans  Big smile

Both my Khans. They made me proud this year with their fabulous performances. Big smile

Hallelujah! Taran didnt bash Fan collections till now today.

#Fan Fri 19.20 cr, Sat 15.40 cr, Sun 17.75 cr, Mon 6.05 cr, Tue 5.75 cr, Wed 4.20 cr. Total: 68.35 cr. India biz.


I like it Thumbs Up instead of jabra fan you turned straight to Mrs Khan Big smile
Fabulous performances indeed .

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Posted: 21 April 2016 at 9:24am | IP Logged
Originally posted by srkjuhi

But what are they getting out of changing figures months after the movie has released? HNY still holds the record when it comes to the opening day and when you are going back a month or two after its release to change to in order to show another movie as breaking its record , then nobody will buy that crap. If you are such a "credible" site then why didn't you quote the figure you quoted after two months when HNY first released. Like I said I don't follow these sites but if this is how they function , then why should anyone take their word for it!

I see some folks not being able to digest its a niche movie LOL. These are same folks who thought Jai Ho was nichel Confused. These are same folks who after months would finally acknowledge that yes PRDP was an outdated movie but look how much it earned despite being outdated. Well hello...that's so not what you were claiming when it released LOL. The hypocrisy man. People in general need to understand there's something called as masala movies and then there's something called as a niche film. You can't compare the BO of a Talaash to a BO of a PK. Talaash had two females leads who are huge when it comes to their popularity , it had songs too but I would still call it a niche film. Just like FAN is a niche film. It doesn't even have a prominent female lead as such who has her own fan following or a song , so in a way it's even more niche than a Talaash.

You are talking too much sense. LOL

People here understand only BO and figures. Cos it's all about star power and their pull. 

According to them, a superstar has to deliver hits and BO. They no longer need to act. 


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Shreya married who to become Mrs Khan?? Fawad or Shahrukh??ROFL ROFL ROFL ROFL

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Watched it second time today and as good or even better this time too Day Dreaming still team Aryan for 2nd half and still loved 2nd half more .
I didn't expect any audience this time as weekday 11AM show in UK for BW movie ( flop too as per BO fabatics ) w ill hardly draw any audience but to my surprise there were about 18-20 audiences including me and my friend .

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Posted: 21 April 2016 at 9:28am | IP Logged
Originally posted by blue-ice

Shreya married who to become Mrs Khan?? Fawad or Shahrukh??ROFL ROFL ROFL ROFL

Apparently both as she couldn't choose LOLLOL

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Posted: 21 April 2016 at 9:34am | IP Logged
Originally posted by MoonBow.


You are talking too much sense. LOL

People here understand only BO and figures. Cos it's all about star power and their pull. 

According to them, a superstar has to deliver hits and BO. They no longer need to act. 


The thing is even there they aren't consistent LOL. I'm sure these are the same folks who will defend Jai Ho, there the "figures" apparently go out of the window as it's a "niche" film according to them LOL.

At the end of the day , nobody years from now will remember how much a HNY earned on its opening day. They will however remember that DDLJ ran for twenty or more years in a theater , they will remember Shahrukh giving one of his finest performances in Swades , they will remember that he started the trend of anti hero roles , they will remember FAN is being one of his best performances. See, I care for the BO figures too. I'd be lying if I said they don't matter. Of course they do. I want all his movies to do darn well at the BO , I'm sure that's a sentiment shared by many here as well. But we can't measure the success of every movie by the same yardstick and I think that's what people forget at times.


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You know some of the reactions are effing hilarious man. The folks who had a huge issue with the promotions of Dilwale and how OTT they were are suddenly not happy with the lack of promotions of FAN. And I ain't talking about Shahrukh fans here. There is a certain section out there who he can't please and these aren't fans at all but folks who pretend to be fans. People need to understand Dilwale was a different movie. It needed that kind of promotions. A FAN doesn't. FAN is a niche movie so no matter how much you promote it , it will still appeal to only a section of the audience.

And people celebrating the fact that it hasn't worked at the BO in India...haha! Predictable. I said this yesterday and will say it again , let's all be a little patient and wait to see the final WW gross. It hasn't even released in all the countries out there. Bash its BO all you want because that's all you got. The fact that it's one of Shahrukh's best performances , the fact that plenty out there are loving it to bits, the fact that it has got Shahrukh praise from all corner , the fact that it will go down in history for not only his performance but also for the movie it is , is something you can't take away from it.

BI , I have a question. I'm not someone who follows these sites. I don't get what BOI is trying to do here but I think a lot of the people who follow this stuff can look through it , like you did. I say bring on the clash! Not because I'm cocky about Raees but because like I said a few days back , it's meant for EID and they should release it on EID. Anyone who has followed these trade pundits during the time of Dilwale would know a thing or two about their bias. I'm not talking about the figures here but rather the comments that come with those figures. I don't want to name actors now but anyone who follows them would know as to how weather conditions have been given as "valid reasons" for a movie not doing well at the BO but hardly anyone of them said a word about the protests that surrounded Dilwale. Anywho , these things have become so common now that one can see through it. These people think they are being "clever" but they don't know many here are one step ahead of them WinkLOL

BOI is a very very cunning and manipulative site...they will manipulate their figures according to the results they want...their is nothing genuine about them...They gave HNY a 40 cr opening day..and then after PK released...after 1.5 months they reduced the opening of HNY by 10% and made it 36 cr...so that PK became the highest single day earning movie...that is why I don't trust anything they say...and the way they are defending FAN and even Dilwale after almost 4 months now...raises a RED FLAG...they are setting us up...so that we won't be able to blame them during Raees time...DeadDead
As far as i know BOI is not even headquartered  (if you can call it a head quarter) in india. They are some self proclaimed BO champs. Salman and aamir fans quote BOI when BOI  quote lower figures for srk movies. Suddenly when BOI quoted lower figures for PRDP then for the same fans Taran chacha became an idol. So its more about the hypocrisy of fans.

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