Actor Prateik Babbar is all set to deal with the viewers along with his never-seen-before avatar in filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar’s India Lockdown. Talking in regards to the movie, the actor in a brand new interview talked in regards to the debacle of movies on the field workplace because the lockdown. He shared how ‘nonsense’ movies ended up engaged on the large display screen in comparison with OTT platforms. Also learn: India Lockdown trailer revisits horrors of Covid lockdowns
In India Lockdown, Prateik performs the function of migrant labour who faces the wrath of rising instances of covid-19 in India throughout 2020 and is compelled to return to his hometown on foot. Talking in regards to the movie, Prateik alongside co-stars Shweta Basu Prasad, Aahana Kumra was joined by Madhur Bhandarkar. During the dialog, Shweta identified how the viewers sees issues in another way within the put up covid period.
Shweta advised Siddharth Kannan, “The last two years have really filtered the audience’s palette as well. She said she feels films which used to work well at the box office are no longer performing the same. “Ab shayad OTT pe chal jayein (They might work on OTT),” quipped Aahana Kumra.
“Definitely, the palette has filtered, but I feel like it’s a 50-50. Because, I don’t want to take films or actors’ names, but films, in my opinion, which shouldn’t have worked, those which have been not been bakwas but just nonsense films, aaj kal woh bhi box office pe fatt rahin hain (Even nonsense films are doing good at the box office). I think that’s always been the case,” shared Prateik Babbar.
Shweta added that movies working on the field workplace won’t have a recall worth regardless of producing cash. She added, “Of course, films should make money and bring money to the industry. I am happy with that. But, I don’t think those films have a shelf life and that is okay.” Madhur Bhandarkar shared that the viewers has turn into well-equipped with quite a lot of content material on OTT platforms ever because the lockdown. He stated that solely a handful of movies from the South movie trade reminiscent of Kantara, RRR, Karthikeya, and Pushpa have introduced individuals to the theatres whereas it was solely Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and The Kashmir Files from Bollywood.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 grew to become one of many highest-grossing movie of 2022 with over ₹266 crore on the field workplace worldwide. The Kashmir Files earned ₹340 crore worldwide. On the opposite hand, Brahmastra wrapped up with a enterprise of ₹425 crore from the world over. Pan India movies reminiscent of RRR, Ponniyin Selvan: I, KGF: Chapter 2, Beast, Vikram and Kantara are among the many highest-performing movies.
Meanwhile, India Lockdown will launch on December 2 on Zee5.