- Taare Zameen Par
Andaaz Apna Apna
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
Chak De India
List of Indian films in #IMDBtop250 films in order as on 30 Dec 2016.
The so called ‘anti-national’ Amir Khan has 2,
Naseeruddin Shah has 1 or maybe 2,
Akshay, Ajay, Sanjay in fact widely criticized and Shahrukh Khan has 1 but no Salman.. No wonder the ‘Bhai’ who has been in legal problems, yet loved and praised by millions who are ready to fight back trolling abusively on social media if they ponder upon any negative statement about their so called “Hero #1” in India.
The Bollywood holds the record for releasing far many more movies than the whole Hollywood, yet lacking way behind in the critically acclaimed in quality section. The case however is getting better with passing time with releases like Stanley ka Dabba , The Lunchbox, Udaan, Queen etc. Indian cinema(majorly Bollywood) should learn from these movies, on ‘how and why they made it’ and how are they different from the other commercial movies they’ve been making. So it’s high time to understand this problem and take it as a wake up call for ‘changing time’ and ‘changing ideologies‘ of the audience and part ways from permanently glued scripts of musically, overly dramatic, romanticizing attitude and toss them into the bin and start giving more shit about quality original screenplays.. Until that, due to lack of UNADULTERATED good content available in India, people will continue to download movies online and not waste money watching movies in cinema halls, a fact which even Anurag Kashyap acknowledges in a statement he gave out. But what can we expect from Bollywood itself when the Supreme Court of India itself has been pushing it away from ‘quality entertainment‘ to ‘more‘ with its debatable rules of national anthem compulsory before the start of every movie, smoking and tobacco adverts before and in every movie.
It’s not as if the Bollywood is about to starve and die, because it isn’t. But the average Bollywood watching audience surely will!
Dear Central Board of Film Certification,
one word. GROW UP!!!
one word. GROW UP!!!