Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap is one of those directors who doesn’t play by the rules and is known for thinking and doing out-of-the-box films unlike what is currently happening in the Hindi film industry. The director also blames the industry’s habit of following the trend, which he also says is a major reason why films fail at the box office.
Kashyap is notorious for bold comments that get him in trouble with his films as well. Even before the trend of #Boycott started in Bollywood, his films were removed by the censor board from films like Paanch and Paanch. black Friday,
Anurag pointed out Bollywood’s current obsession with making pan-India films and how it is ruining it. In context, he brings up Nagraj Manjule’s ‘Sairat’ and how, after its massive success, people wanted to copy it; For the record, Janhvi Kapoor’s ‘Dhadak’ was also a remake of the same film. In a roundtable interview organized by Galta Plus on YouTube, Anurag Kashyap addressed this topic and said, “With pan India, what is happening now is that everyone is trying to make a pan India film. Success 5-10% Films like Kantara and Pushpa give you the courage to go out and tell your own stories. But KGF 2, no matter how huge a success, when you try and emulate that and set up a project, that’s when you risk disaster. It’s the bandwagon that Bollywood destroyed itself on. You have to find films that give you courage.”
The term pan-India was put on the map after the success of SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali, and after that, people are mostly trying to copy the same thing and twist stories from the same mold to earn huge numbers. trying. Pan-India films that were successful this year include KGF Chapter 2, The RRR. Ponniyin Selvan: I and Brahmastra: Part One-Shiva. On the professional front, Anurag’s last film opposite Taapsee Pannu released again this year which failed to bring the audience to the theaters for the first time as well! Let us know in the comment section whether you agree with the director’s views or not!
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