2018 – November – Bollywood Blind Item 2
This star has been going everywhere telling people how much he enjoyed the character of his new film, which is why he accepted to do the film. Now the film is out and has been critically panned, he is disowning the film. Well, to be fair, this blind item came out when the film wasn’t released to the public yet. It seems the actor saw the film and realised how crap it was. Actually when we saw how he went out of his way to praise his contemporary’s trailer, we knew that something was up. He was not confident of his own film and had to bait the fans of this other superstar. That’s how it works, isn’t it? A star will praise another star’s work in the hope that the other fans will support him.
The blind item seems a bit far-fetched by saying that the actor knew this film is going to be crap when he was shooting for it. This sounds like something he would say, but it also sounds like something that could have happened about more than 15 years ago when this star didn’t have any power in Bollywood. He has said the exact same thing about a film he did in the late 90’s; the exact same thing! Since then, things have changed for him. Everyone knows how much in control he has and how much power he has when it comes to his film’s decisions. Like all of his films, for this one too, he worked closely with the director and writer. He was present through the songs’ recordings. He was very much there when they edited the film.
The way we see it now is that he didn’t expect the trailer will get such a thanda response. Clearly, he thought he was doing something groundbreaking. Now, there are two ways to look at this: one is, he has never seen ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ and two is, he thought that acting like Uday Chopra in the ‘Dhoom’ series will make his character endearing. Doubt that he has never seen POC, since he pretty much copied Jack Sparrow aka Johnny Depp in the film.
In all the bad reviews that this film has received so far, we can’t help but think of this young actress who fought so hard and even went as far as blackmailing this actor to get her in this film. Now, this film is going to be their ‘RGV Ki Aag’!
Check out the blind item from PinkVilla.
Lead actor avoids promoting his big ticket ensemble film; worried his fans will hate his character
This big-ticket film had a major promotional plan in order to promote the ensemble movie. However, the lead star backed out of it and the big promotional plan had to be scrapped. This is because the actor was not happy with his role. This realisation took place midway through the shoot when the star realised that his character turned out to be completely different from what was originally told to him. He requested the makers of the movie to change but it was to no avail.
The reason why the actor is insisting that his character in the film is someone who is not known to him is of his concern that his fans and followers would hate him after. This is a worrying fact for the actor.
Film: Thugs of Hindostan
Star: Aamir Khan