When we heard this, we thought which cinema did Ashutosh Gowariker go to get this kind of reaction. But then, it turned out he was talking about the response of ‘Mohenjo Daro’ from the audience at the Locarno International Film Festival. It’s nice that Ashutosh found an audience that truly appreciated the film, but the fact is that if it didn’t manage to make any money or make the investors get back their money, it doesn’t matter who liked the film. We don’t know why he thought 50 crore was a good price to get Hrithik Roshan signed on. Last we heard, Hrithik and Ashutosh are blaming each other to each other about the film’s big failure at the box office. Back to Ashutosh’s short-lived happiness, here’s more from him.
Ashutosh Gowariker on Mohenjo Daro
Ashutosh Gowariker on Film Festivals Appreciating ‘Mohenjo Daro’
Seeing the reaction of such a massive crowd, all of them so engaged while watching the film, the claps at various points and the long applause at the end; its such a humbling experience which reminds you as a filmmaker that those reactions from the audience are our biggest rewards.
Ashutosh reminisce about the time ‘Lagaan’ premiered
When ‘Lagaan’ was screened at the same Piazza Grande, on a giant screen, one of the biggest in the world, it was an out-of-the-world experience to see an audience of 8000 plus of different nationalities, applaud the film.
Ashutosh on the grand night that ‘Mohenjo Daro’ witnessed
With ‘Mohenjo Daro’, it was once again a grand night and looking out at such a massive audience and addressing them is something I still find surreal in spite of having experienced it before.