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Sooraj Barjatya says youngsters watch his movies only for their nana-nani, recalls how Hum Aapke Hain Koun opened poorly: ‘People walked out after every song’

Sooraj Barjatya is all the time ready for a shock. The filmmaker, whose newest directorial Uunchai is having a gradual run on the field workplace, says he learnt very early on his profession that he can by no means predict how properly his movie will fare.

Barjatya made his debut in 1989 with Salman Khan starrer Maine Pyar Kiya and adopted it up with musicals like Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! and Hum Saath-Saath Hain. His hit streak met a bump in 2003 with Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon, which starred Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan.

In an interview with indianexpress.com, Barjatya stated every of his three movies within the 90s left him with a precious lesson, particularly the 19994 launch Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, which the filmmaker stated opened poorly.

“Maine Pyaar Kiya was a surprise box office hit while Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! didn’t take off well. We had huge expectations, but the film took off only after four days. Hum Saath-Saath Hain was a classic example of full expectation, but we did only 60 percent of Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! so it became (a case of) targeted audience. I relaised no film is in your hands, public surprises you every time,” Barjatya stated.

The filmmaker recalled the premiere evening of Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! and the way viewers had been strolling out after each track. Barjatya stated he couldn’t perceive why the movie did not impress the early viewers and naturally went right into a panic mode.

“I learnt it very early with Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! as a result of I believed I had made the best movie, however after we had the premiere folks weren’t liking it! I clearly bear in mind the viewers strolling out with each track! I believed I had made an excellent however then I began questioning, ‘Ye kya hogaya’ (what has occurred).

“I remember someone, a young person, telling me, ‘This happens with everyone, this happened with Raj Kapoor ji also, so now you make your next soon.’ It was only after four-five days when the families started coming.”

The filmmaker stated, barring Maine Pyaar Kiya, children have largely shied away from his movies. All the instances they’ve stepped out to look at his movies, they’ve executed so to accompany their grandparents.

“Youngsters didn’t just like the movie initially, later they began taking their grandparents to theatres. Even at present–aside from Maine Pyaar Kiya–children gained’t come for my films! They come solely with the intention that this I’ll present my nani, nanaji.

“But Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! taught me that I just have to make movies and present them. You never know what is going to happen on that Friday and you cannot blame the public that they don’t know cinema. They know everything,” he added.



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