Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s recently-released film BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN has touched the emotional chord of every viewer around the globe; particularly the movie buffs in both Indian and Pakistan are clean bowled by its poignant script and the little wonder ‘Harshali Malhotra’, who plays the mute Pakistani girl whom Salman Khan helps in uniting with her parents.
The response to the film is so flabbergasting that the movie has broken all previous records. The film collected Rs 27.25 crore on its opening day thus becoming the biggest Bollywood opener of 2015. Further it has also set a new record of collecting the ‘Highest Ever Single Day Collection’ for a Salman Khan film! The movie collected Rs 36.50 crore on the Eid day.
Besides Salman Khan’s fans the movie has won even the hearts of hard core critics, who have left dumbfounded for its arresting script and the thought provoking social message of brotherhood and communal harmony among India and its arch- rival Pakistan.
In fact Salman Khan, who is also the co-producer of the film, has urged the Prime Ministers of both India and Pakistan viz. Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif to watch the film for its social cause and the intense message of brotherhood among the two nations.
Briefing the media Salman Khan said, “I want them to see the film. I want all the other leaders to watch it. It is a positive film. I want everyone, the heads of the country to watch this film. As they are dealing with this problem and may be their hearts will melt. Till the time I don’t get response I will keep tweeting about it.”
Reports have it that after even ace actor and brilliant filmmaker Aamir Khan has been rocked by the film. It’s reported that Aamir Khan could not control his emotion watching the film and broke down.
Applauding the film to the hilt Aamir Khan said, “After many years I have seen such a powerful and emotional movie which is so intense that it compels you to tears.”
He added, “Amazing story, superb screenplay, heartwarming dialogues! Great writing! Kabir Khan has made a truly special film. Must see!"