Suniel Shetty (Suniel Shetty) spoke on the trend going on on social media regarding the boycott of celebrities and films. The actor said that some of the recently released films have been affected by the boycott culture, which could have done well at the box office. He was at an event when he was asked about the films facing the boycott trend on Twitter and other social media platforms.
Sunil has said this amidst the increasing trend of boycott of Bollywood films and stars on social media. Aamir Khan’s ‘Lal Singh Chaddha’ and Akshay Kumar’s ‘Raksha Bandhan’ faced boycotts and both the films failed to do well at the box office.
While Aamir’s film collected 45.83 crores in five days, Akshay Kumar’s film earned around 37.50 crores in a week. Both ‘Lal Singh Chaddha’ and ‘Raksha Bandhan’ were released on August 11.
Suniel Shetty told the reason for the boycott
Suniel Shetty told ANI, ‘The Hindi film industry has done a great job. However, it seems people are not happy with the themes of the films these days, that’s why we are going through such a tough time. Hope this will be considered. Initially, it seemed like a one-time event, but now we are constantly seeing that people are not coming to the theatres. I cannot give any single reason why this is happening.
‘Lal Singh Chaddha’ is the Hindi remake of ‘Forrest Gump’
‘Lal Singh Chaddha’ stars Aamir Khan in the lead role along with Kareena Kapoor, Mona Singh and Naga Chaitanya. The film is the official Hindi remake of the 1994 Hollywood film ‘Forrest Gump’, starring Tom Hanks in the lead role. Ahead of the release, a section of social media users had said that trolls were paid to bring the film to public attention.
The demand for boycott was first raised against ‘Lal Singh Chaddha’
The boycott trend against ‘Lal Singh Chaddha’ reportedly started with Aamir Khan’s 2015 interview, in which he said that his ex-wife Kiran Rao suggested that he leave India amid “growing intolerance”. should go.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : August 26, 2022, 21:15 IST