Rohit Shetty’s movie ‘Chennai Specific‘ starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone is taken into account to be the highest-grossing Bollywood movie of 2013. It additionally turned the quickest movie to succeed in Rs 100 crore in India. And Deepika’s efficiency was extensively appreciated by the viewers and critics alike.
Nonetheless, the filmmaker’s 2018 movie Simmba, starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan landed in controversy owing to the actresses’ minimal position in it. Some even cited that Sara’s position was in distinction to what Ranveer was within the movie had preached ‘ladies empowerment’.
Again in 2019 throughout a dialog with Movie Companion, Rohit Shetty was requested about whether or not he would ever have a powerful girl character in his movie. He stated, “For me, ‘Chennai Specific’ was not a Shah Rukh movie. Folks neglect that. For me, ‘Golmaal 3’ was not an Ajay Devgn movie. It was a Kareena Kapoor, Ratna Pathak and Mithun Chakraborty movie. That’s the way you write. As a result of it’s a industrial movie, folks don’t go for that concept.”
The filmmaker additional stated, “Similar approach, Chennai Specific was Deepika Padukone’s movie. And she or he bought the utmost credit score additionally. So it’s not like my heroines are solely there for tune and dance, it’s by no means like that. Until at present, apart from my first movie ‘Zameen’, I by no means had an merchandise tune in my movies.”
Other than Chennai Specific and Simmba, Rohit Shetty has directed a number of blockbuster movies in his 16-year lengthy profession. He’s well-known for helming movies like Golmaal: Enjoyable Limitless, Golmaal Returns (2008), All The Greatest: Enjoyable Begins (2009), Singham (2011) and Bol Bachchan (2012).
His upcoming movie Sooryavanshi, starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif within the lead, was imagined to be launched on April 30, 2021. Nonetheless, the discharge of the movie as soon as once more delayed because of the lockdown imposed by the Maharashtra authorities owing to the second wave of coronavirus pandemic.