“Anupam Kher on the Success of ‘Pathaan’ Despite Boycott Trends”
Actor Anupam Kher recently weighed in on the success of Shah Rukh Khan’s film “Pathaan” despite the boycott trends that emerged after the release of its first song “Besharam Rang.” The film, directed by Siddharth Anand, has made a worldwide business of ₹832.2 crore in just 12 days, despite the controversy surrounding the song.
“Good Films Cannot be Sabotaged” Anupam stated that a good film cannot be sabotaged, as people watch it regardless of any boycott trend. He added that the film audience never boycotted cinema, and that during the Covid-19 pandemic, people turned to OTT platforms for entertainment.
“Audiences Look Beyond Trends” Anupam emphasized that no one is influenced by a trend and that if a film is well-made, no one can stop it from being successful. He said that people even watch a film in vengeance against the hate trend.
“Cinema Emerges Stronger After Pandemic” Anupam pointed out that the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown brought about significant changes in the entertainment industry. However, he believes that cinema will emerge stronger once people regain the confidence to return to theaters.
In conclusion, Anupam Kher’s comments highlight the resilience of the film industry and the power of a well-made film to overcome any obstacle, including boycott trends. He will be seen next in the film “Shiv Shastri Balboa,” set to hit theaters on February 10th.