2014: The year of sequels in Bollywood

2014: The year of sequels in Bollywood


2014: The year of sequels in Bollywood

If a film choice for 2014 is any indication, sequels are here to stay in Bollywood

Hollywood has had a satisfactory share of sequels — franchises are famous to hillside in a moolah with each instalment. And now Indian filmmakers seem to be holding a evidence from a former. A call of sequels will rinse over Bollywood this year. And while a expel and story have altered in some of a films, a grounds for films such as Bhootnath Returns, Singham 2 and Ragini MMS 2 hasn’t unequivocally been meddled with. Here are some of a sequels one can demeanour brazen to this year.

‘Dedh Ishqiya’

Three years after a strange film’s release, executive Abhishek Chaubey earnings with a supplement on Jan 10. Here a categorical characters Babban (Arshad Warsi) and Iftekhar (Naseeruddin Shah) pierce from Gorakhpur to a city of Nawabs, Mehmoodabad, where they accommodate Madhuri Dixit’s Begum Para, who binds mushiaras to select a father for herself. One will see Madhuri Dixit holding to a gun after Mrityudand. Her impression is pronounced to have grey shades in a film. Naseeruddin Shah and Madhuri’s prior outings embody Rajkumar and Tridev. Co-produced by Vishal Bhardwaj and Shemaroo, a film also has Huma Qureshi starring conflicting Arshad Warsi.

‘Ragini MMS 2’
The supplement to Ragini MMS has been destined by Bhushan Patel. The film is a horror-thriller and has Sunny Leone personification a categorical lead. She plays an singer in a film that has an garb cast, including Parveen Dabas Sahil Prem, Sandhya Mridul and Divya Dutta. The story picks adult from a consummate stage in a strange film where Ragini is found comatose on a road.

‘Singham 2’

After delivering a fender strike with Chennai Express that starred Shah Rukh Khan, filmmaker Rohit Shetty is now behind to collaborating with Ajay Devgan for Singham 2. Scheduled to recover on Independence Day this year, a film’s heroine has still not been finalised – yet word on a travel has it that Kareena Kapoor has bagged a role. In this instalment, Singham moves from a tiny city to a bigger one after being privileged of crime charges in a original.

‘Bhootnath Returns 2’

After a interregnum of 6 years, Bhootnath is behind with Amitabh Bachchan reprising a pretension role. The supplement to a film is being destined by Nitesh Tiwari, who also helmed a radio commercials for Kaun Banega Crorepati. While a strange had Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla in it, a sequel’s expel includes Usha Jadhav, who won a inhabitant endowment for her Marathi film Dhag; and Anurag Kashyap, who will be personification a film director. Slated to recover mid-April this year, a film competence see Ranbir do a special series in it.

‘Ghayal 2’

Sunny Deol’s final directorial try was Dillagi (1999); with Ghayal 2, he earnings to instruction after a opening of over 14 years. The film is about a father and daughter and has Sunny personification a father; a hunt is still on for a lady to play his daughter in a film. Written by Shaktimaan, who also wrote Gadar, a film also has Om Puri and Prakash Raj in it. Sunny will be holding over a reins from Rajkumar Santoshi, who had destined a 1990 film Ghayal.

‘Shaadi Ke Side Effects’

Director Saket Chaudhary earnings with a supplement to this Mallika Sherawat and Rahul Bose-starrer after 7 years. The film, that has an engaging pairing of Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan, deals with marital problems. Vidya essays a purpose of a contemporary, complicated lady – totally opposite from her past work. She plays a lady who works in an ad group and is married to man named Sid, that incidentally is a name of her real-life father as well.

Expert speak
Kamlesh Pandey, writer: There are no storytellers left today; we consider filmmakers have run out of ideas and stories. To supplement to it, they can’t seem to recognize a intensity of a new story. They are uncertain and now consider that their usually reserve net is a supplement to a strike film. we am not opposite sequels per se though one has to realize that a supplement should take a authorization to a newer tallness and for that, it needs to be improved than a original. The strange thought should be revisited in a new light.

Komal Nahata, trade analyst: Sequels are an easy approach out since they money in on a faithfulness of a fan bottom determined by a original. That’s because producers mostly keep in mind a probability of a supplement when a movie’s consummate is being scripted. Audiences design a supplement to transcend a strange or during slightest be as good. However, some producers plate out poor transport in a name of sequels. In a prolonged run, such films will certainly sound a genocide knell for sequels in Bollywood.

By arrangement with Mid-Day.com

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