Shahid Kapoor’s Batti Gul Meter Chalu And Mausam Have Something In Common
Batti Gul Meter Chalu has released today. The social drama, which is based on electricity theft in rural areas and small towns, stars Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam. SpotboyE.com gets you and interesting trivia about the film and the actor’s 2011 project, Mausam
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Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam’s Batti
Gul Meter Chalu hit theatres today. The social drama has opened to mixed
reviews from audience and critics alike. SpotboyE.com editor, Vickey
Lalwani, rated the film two-and-a-half stars and
wrote, “Heart bleeds to see that this fine actor (Shahid Kapoor) has got a raw
deal. He puts his best foot forward in most scenes but (Shree) Narayan fails
him terribly, so much so that the man at the helm does not know that even his
choreographer is compelling Shahid to do steps which don't do justice to his
dancing skills. Narayan has clearly not done his basic homework on not only the
hero but even the sensitivity of the relevant subject he is handling else he
wouldn't have made his second half so animated that it borders on the hinge of
buffoonery. Why does he want us to laugh when Divyendu (who has done a good
job) has committed suicide? And pray, how does Shraddha get over her lover so quickly?
Narayan, some sensitivity please. Filmmaking is not a 1000m sprint.”
Interestingly, Shahid’s 2011 release, Mausam, released on the same day 7 years ago. The film, directed by Pankaj Kapur, has been the actor’s highest solo hero grosser (On Day 1) till now. Mausam was produced by Sheetal Talwar, who lend very high production values to the film. Later, Talwar went on to produce Rann and recently produced Genesis. Talwar's future endeavours also include Romans with Orlando Bloom (a summer release) Ghostwriter and Heidi, (which are planned for end of this year).
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The film revolves around Harinder, who falls in love with a Kashmiri woman, Aayat. Their story goes through a number of hurdles -- communal riots, terrorist attacks and a major India-Pakistan war – however, the lovebirds finally reunite. With the film proving to be a milestone for the actor in a certain way, let’s wait and watch to see how much does Batti Gul Meter Chalu rake in on its first day. Stay tuned to SpotboyE.com for Day 1 box-office collections of the film.