Pathaan director Siddharth Anand REACTS to Shah Rukh Khan-starrer being referred to as ‘pale imitation of Hollywood’
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s action spectacle has emerged as one of the highest-grossing Hindi movies of all time. The movie helmed by Siddharth Anand also options John Abraham and Deepika Padukone in key roles. SRK, who plays a spy within the movie, is seen performing death-defying stunts in the high-octane actioner. The movie acquired constructive reviews, nevertheless, it was additionally in comparability with Hollywood films.
Siddharth Anand REACTS
In a new interview, Siddharth spoke about why parallels are being drawn between Pathaan and Hollywood movies. He informed Gulf News, “That’s inevitable when you make a film that’s beyond the conventions of Bollywood movies. You’re immediately compared to Hollywood, which clearly has better infrastructure, better expertise, and huger budgets. It will at all times look like we’re attempting to imitate that, but our limitations are rather more. We even have ambitions, our directors have the flexibility to mount movies, however we’re limited by reach as a outcome of our films are made in one language, which is Hindi. Our revenues are instantly proportional to the budgets we will afford.”
Sidharth Anand on MCU films
“I truly have to confess, I haven’t watched greater than two MCU films. I’m not a fan of that genre. I’ve seen a couple of them. My son is a big fan, and he’s an encyclopedia. He briefs me and keeps me up to date. I really have to run my scripts and my sequences previous him, and he’ll say, ‘No, dad, this is in that film. No, you can’t do this, this has already been accomplished.’ I’m like, ‘What the hell do I do?’ So, I take concepts from him on the way to manoeuvre issues around. I think I ought to get on the bandwagon and begin watching these films, so that there’s no overlap,” the director said.
Meanwhile, Pathaan has earned Rs 667 crore gross worldwide in eight day.