Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 Director Anees Bazmee Reacts To Dry Spell At Hindi Box Office: “If You Want The Audience To Step Out…You Need To Give Them…”

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 filmmaker Anees Bazmee talks about the performance of Hindi films at the box office (Photo Credits – Anees Bazmee/Instagram)

After giving a huge hit to the Bollywood industry with his recently released Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 starring Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani, Indian filmmaker Anees Bazmee now opens up on the recent poor box office performance of Hindi films.

For the unmatched, the Bollywood industry is facing criticism and scrutiny by the audiences a lot lately. From brutal trolling, boycott trending and cancellation culture, many aspects have definitely affected the box office performance of recently released films. Even the films of A listed actors are not being spared. eg. Aamir Khan’s Lal Singh ChaddhaAkshay Kumar’s Raksha BandhanAnd many more movies are suffering.

Bollywood filmmaker Anees Bazmee who has given us hits like Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Welcome, No Entry, Ready, Singh Is Kinng, and many more is now talking about the real reason why Hindi movies do poorly at the box office. Is doing. During his recent interaction with ETimes, Bazmee talks about the need of the hour which is needed to revive B-Town. “We need to learn that we need to make good quality films,” he says. “Whatever the audience liked 5-10 years ago, they don’t like it now. Because they have global exposure. They have watched content from around the world during the pandemic for free while sitting at home. So now, if you want them to step out of their homes and buy tickets to watch a movie in the theatre, you need to give them something better.”

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 director Anees Bazmee also shared his opinion on the North vs South debate. They say that they do not believe in it. “I don’t feel like this,” he adds, “Both the film industries have been present for many years and are making good films. Hindi films have been remade in the South and vice versa. There are talented directors and actors in both industries. If you want to talk about only 3 hits and not 13 flops, then it is pointless. Because India produces around 200 movies every year out of which 5- 7 turns out to be a hit. So, this time those 3 South films did very well and didn’t work in our film. That’s all.”

On the professional front, Anees is all set to enter Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor and Fardeen Khan starrer No Entry.

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