From Angrezi Medium to Thappad, how characters are taking precedence over cameos in recent Bollywood films
Several prominent actors pop in and out of the narrative in films like Angrezi Medium, without their appearances being reduced to 'cameos' in the credits.
From Rs 3.07 crore on its opening day to Rs 22.79 in its opening week, the box office progress of Thappad has been underwhelming as per trade analysts.
Thappad box office collection: Taapsee Pannu, Anubhav Sinha's social drama makes Rs 19.13 cr in five days
Starring Taapsee Pannu in the lead role, Thappad had earned Rs 14.66 crore over the opening weekend.
Anubhav Sinha's Thappad has received positive review from critics for its messaging and starting a conversation around the issue of intimate partner violence
Thappad box office collection: Taapsee Pannu's social drama, directed by Anubhav Sinha, makes Rs 8.12 cr in two days
Taapsee Pannu's Thappad is her second highest solo opener after 2019's Badla.
Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan box office collection: Ayushmann Khurrana comedy makes Rs 44.84 cr in opening week
As per trade analysts, Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan has not performed as per expectation in its first week at the box office.
Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan box office collection: Ayushmann Khurrana's comedy makes Rs 36.53 cr in four days
Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan released on 21 February alongside Bhoot - Part One: The Haunted Ship.
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhaan box office collection: Ayushmann Khurrana's comedy makes Rs 32.66 cr over opening weekend
Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan has recorded the fourth highest opening weekend numbers after Dream Girl, Bala, and Badhaai Ho.
Bhoot— Part One: The Haunted Ship box office collection: Vicky Kaushal's horror film earns Rs 16.36 cr over opening weekend
Bhoot is Vicky Kaushal's third-highest opening film, after Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019) and Raazi (2018).
Bhoot — Part One: The Haunted Ship is directed by Bhanu Pratap Singh and also stars Bhumi Pednekar and Ashutosh Rana in key roles.
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan box office collection: Ayushmann Khurrana, Jitendra Kumar starrer earns Rs 20.63 cr in two days
Directed by Hitesh Kewalya, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan deals with same-sex relationships, and the social stigma surrounding them.
Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan box office collection: Ayushmann Khurrana, Jitendra Kumar film makes 9.55 cr on opening day
Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan marks Jitendra Kumar's Bollywood debut.
Ayushmann Khurrana has become the face of everything 'offbeat' and that's a lot of burden for one actor to bear
Poor Ayushmann Khurrana. It’s hard work being the only woke actor being around, the one who can do no wrong.