Posted: 19 April 2016 at 1:57am | IP Logged
Originally posted by pallavi25
Originally posted by humanspirit
There is so much negativity around srk movies that it makes me uncomfortable. I had to literally convince my family to watch FAN. They were like shahrukh ki picture nahi dekhni. Even my friends had the same pinion. I dont know how this hatred has come up in recent times. This what worries me. FAN ka flop hona is no issue at all. As I have said earlier, I feel proud after FAN flopped because it shows our srk is willing to sacrifice BO for quality. Chinta ki baat negativity hai. Why do people want to stay away from srk films
1) The intolerance controversy in which he was falsely implicated, ever since then there has been a concentrated attempt to derail SRK and boycott his movies thru anti SRK propaganda online and offline. My friend was advising me against Dilwale when it just released and urging me to make fun of it online, before I blasted her. Some rival actor's fans are also responsible for a lot of this negativity.
2) SRK appeals mostly to urban audiences in the big cities. Small towns, rural areas dont appreciate his films. Rajasthan, Gujrat, CP, Bihar, these regions have also turned against him recently after the intolerance controversy...there is a lot of the Hindutva thing going on in these places.
As for Fan, these regions would never understand or appreciate a hatke movie like that, they are the types who watch those asinine serials on Star Plus and make them run for 10 yrs.
3) SRK shd botox his face like Aamir did and get a steroid body like the other one, then his movies will make more money like the other 2...
4) But Aamir also wont be spared when his movie Dangal releases later this year, there will be a major backlash, Im sure of that ...as he actually publicly said what he said... and there are literally hordes of haters out there already announcing they will boycott his movies.
Still, I dont think Fan will be a flop, its already made almost 60 crores in India and 120 crores worldwide.
It will just recover its costs, which is good enough for a niche movie like this. SRK had said before its release that they are not expecting huge BO numbers from this movie.
LMAO! We are at it once again. I simply don't understand. It's one thing to say that a particular film caters to a certain section of audience and it's a different thing to ridicule the other sections for not being able to 'appreciate' some films. Why should they? Everybody has different expectations for a movie. More-over these audience only made movies like CE, OSO, MHN hits coz they appealed to them. A movie's success or failure can be determined by seeing whether the target audiencehas accepted it or not. In the case of Fan unfortunately it's not really trending well and started to crash from the third day itself, despite getting a solid opening. The reasons might be that people found it too uncomfortable or didn't simply find it suitable for a theatrical viewing.. As they say, different strokes for different folks. But we'll have to wait and see how this movie ends up in thelong run. As in, if it would age extremely gracefully or not. If it would be forgotten or not. Given, how much I loved this film..I'd want it to get recognized as a good film over the years.
As for the negativity, it only has to do with SRK's movies not appealing to the audience since a long time. Still I wouldn't say that people don't even want to watch his movies. This movie barely had any promotions or commercial appeal yet it managed to collect around 20 crores on its first day. So people were ready it give it a chance on the first day itself. If the Wom of a movie is indeed good, it does survive against all the odds and finds many takers. Indian audience' love their movies more than anything else. They wouldn't miss what they'd consider an entertaining movie for random reasons.
Other than that, we can always debate about the reach of a particular genre of movies. Whether the audience from this section is open to a certain genre or not. Whether they like tragedies minus romance or not. So many actors have some films in their filmography that they are extremely proud of, yet they might not have done well at the box office. Now why didn't they do well initially and found takers later is another point altogether. Sometimes not all movies are money spinners and we can't just blame one single factor for that.