Saturday, December 20, 2014

Public Verdict - Aamir Khan’s PK is a complete ‘Paisa Vasool’ movie!

Usually when expectation runs high it becomes difficult to live up to the standards. Bollywood has many instances when a much anticipated big budget movie had fallen flat on its face. The best example probably would be Boney Kapoor’s ROOP KI RANI CHORON KA RAJA (1993) staring Anil Kapoor and Sridevi, which was the costliest movie of its time and was eagerly anticipated but turned out a colossal disaster at the box office! 

However there are few examples when a much anticipated movie has proved the test of the audience. The recent Aamir Khan - Rajkumar Hirani's PK fall in the second category. 

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According to the reports pouring from the people who seen PK, the movie is being raved for its satirical take on the conservative and complex issues of religion and superstitions. Though the subject has been depicted before but what makes PK remarkable is that it handles the grave issue in a roller costar ride of humor and emotion. 

Rajkumar Hirani with the movie has revived the memory of the great showman Raj Kapoor who made commercial movies with hard-hitting serious subjects remember AWAAR, MERA NAAM JOKER, PREM ROG, RAM TERI GANGA MALI, HEENA etc.

Likewise Rajkumar Hirani with a commercial backdrop has made a thought provoking movie that ridicules the society rituals and the culture amidst which we have grown but have always been indifferent to it. The simple question asked by the protagonist (Aamir Khan), who plays an alien, compels us to ponder and leaves us dumbfounded on many myths prevalent even today in our society. 

Aamir Khan steals the show with his natural performance and his funny one-liners are being applauded the most. Anuksha Sharam is dynamic in the role of journalist. 

Besides excellent direction Rajkumar Hirani deserves kudos for his mind-blowing script which he has written in association with Abhijat Joshi. The movie has an absorbing narration and to add glitter to the narration are sterling performances by its supporting cast of Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani, Sanjay Dutt, Saurabh Shukla and Ram Sethi.

Thus PK has all the necessary ingredients ranging from an excellent script, melodious music, remarkable camera work and wonderful editing all that makes the movie a completely paisa vasool affair. 

The movie through its sarcastic humor laced with dollops of emotions leaves the viewers in awe. It seems Vidhu Vinod Chopra has yet again minted gold and `PK` is sure to surpass the top grosser of 2014.

Film Teasers of 2014 that attracted movie buff!

A film teaser or trailer plays an important role in determining the movie success. Be it a Bollywood movie or a South India films a teaser is the most anticipated element of the movie that film buff anxiously wait. 

In the good olden days film buffs could watch trailers only in theatre but with the generation X trailers have become easily accessible on the tip of the figure thanks to Smartphone. As a result the movement a film teaser is released it goes viral on the internet and within hours it becomes the talk of the nation. 

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According to the statistic the Bollywood teaser that has attracted maximum film buffs, incidentally does not belong to the Khan trio! The superstar who has been able to win the hearts of the film buff is Hrithik Roshan. The teaser of his action thriller BANG BANG featuring Katrina Kaif has registered the number one position. According to reports the movement the teaser was released it was watched by a whopping 2.33 million viewers in 24 hours and went on to become the most watched teaser/trailer ever in the history of Indian cinema!!! Maintaining the record-breaking spree, the BANG BANG teaser also became the fastest to collect 2 million views in just 18.5 hours. 

Salman Khan KICK trailer went on to become a runaway success on YouTube and got about 1.8 million views in one day. The other movie teasers that crossed 1 million mark include Aamir Khan’s ‘PK’, Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘HAPPY NEW YEAR’.

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Speaking about South Film Industry the teaser of the Ajith-starrer YENNAI ARINDHAAL has recorded over two million hits in 48 hours making it the highest for any south Indian film. YENNAI ARINDHAAL is most anticipated movie. It is directed by Gautam Vasudev Menon and stars Trisha and Anushka Shetty as heroines. 

Vikram starrer "I" became the first South Indian film to receive more than 8 million hits for its teaser on YouTube. The movie surpassed the one-million mark within 12 hours. The film broke the record set by "Bang Bang", which achieved the feat within 13 hours. 

Rajinikanth starer LINGAA crossed one million views in less than 30 hours. Vijay starrer KATHTHI too fetched good response from the fans and it has got more than two million views.