Film theatres in India will guess huge on Bollywood sequels in 2021. Beginning with the second installment of Yash Raj Movies’ comedy Bunty Aur Babli starring Rani Mukerji, Saif Ali Khan, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and debutant Sharvari on 23 April, there’s John Abraham’s motion drama Satyameva Jayate 2 in Could for Eid. Horror comedy Bhool Bhulaiya 2 starring Kartik Aaryan is slated for November whereas the second half to motion drama KGF, initially in Kannada, might be dubbed in a number of languages together with Hindi, and hit screens in July.
To make certain, the franchise mannequin has benefited a number of movies previously, with the pattern stemming naturally from a built-in viewers and fan base and growing the chance of the movie turning out to be good, explaining why Bollywood has usually leaned on sequels. It’s at all times simpler to work round and entice individuals with identified topics, be it a e book, play or one thing that has seen success on the field workplace, media specialists say. Movies within the Dhoom, ABCD and Munnabhai collection are examples of profitable tasks which have carried on the goodwill and curiosity of their respective franchises.
Nevertheless, a number of critics additionally level out that not too many filmmakers in India have understood the idea of a franchise as a result of a number of of those movies usually are not associated to one another in any respect. The purpose of a sequel or a franchise is that it takes the characters as much as a sure degree after which provides the identical characters and names, a distinct set of circumstances, a distinct world to play in and to take the story ahead. Movies within the Raaz, Kya Kool Hain Hum, Grand Masti and Tere Bin Laden: collection have faltered miserably previously after nice begins.
It doesn’t make sense to exploit a franchise for the sake of it, commerce specialists agree. There are particular tales that don’t lend themselves to a franchise and filmmakers and studios must watch out. There needs to be a robust and significant cause to take the characters and story ahead. Solely the considered a franchise isn’t ample.