‘Bollywood‘ runs through our blood….Whether it’s Amitabh Bachchan’s ” Don ko pakadna mushkil hi nahi namumkin hain”…or Amzad Khan aka Gabbar Singh’s “Kitne aadmi the ?” from the film ‘ Sholay ‘.
We know these dialogues like the back of our palm.What makes these films so popular? Is it the star cast or the dialogues? It it the songs or dance sequences or the director of the film. Bollywood‘s best films are enumerous take for e.g.
‘Sholay‘(1975), an all time favourite featured the best star cast Amitabh Bachchan & Dharmendra as the dashing ‘Jai’ and ‘Veeru’.Hema Malini played the heroic ‘Basanti’.Amjad Khan as Gabbar Singh.The script, dialogues & music by R.D .Burman are nostalgic.Directed by Ramesh Sippy did a total earning of ₹150cr in 1975.
‘Sarfarosh‘(1999)…an Aamir Khan starer is a cop who suspects a famous singer i.e. Nasiruddin Shah to be involved with terrorists.The film portrays patriotism…inclusive of action and drama. The songs are extremely melodious.It’s earning was ₹18cr.
‘Singham‘(2011), starring Ajay Devgan as Inspector Singham.Also, Prakash Raj ( as Jaykant Shikre) played the local don of Goa.The music & stunts are directed to perfection by Rohit Shetty.The total earning was ₹91.55 Cr in 2011….one of the highest in Bollywood.
‘ Dhoom3 ‘ (2013), a Yashraj film, starring Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif & Abhishek Bachchan, a film about cops & robbers.This film was a grosser of ₹585 cr.The songs and action were remarkable.
‘Krrish 3 ‘(2013) – starring Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra was a grosser of ₹374.00 crore.The story revolves about Krishna ( Hrithik) who has superpowers, with Priyanka as his lead.Naseeruddin Shah is the’ bad guy’.This film was the first of its kind.
‘Chennai Express‘ (2013) was another blockbuster starring Shahrukh & Deepika Padukone by Rohit Shetty.This film too would be remembered in Bollywood for comedy, action & it’s mesmerizing music by Vishal-Shekhar.( gross earning ₹423cr).
‘Film Holiday‘(2014) an Akshay Kumar & Sonakshi Sinha starter is a thriller.It has been directed by A.R.Murugadoss.The film is about terrorists who plant ‘sleeper’ cells in common people for committing bomb blasts.Akshay as D.I.A Indian Army officer diffuses their plan.The story is unique.
‘Bajirao Mastani ‘(2015), an epic love story in Bollywood, revolves around a Peshwa king( Ranveer Singh) and Mastani( Deepika Padukone), a Muslim princess & his wife Kashibai( Priyanka Chopra).The songs & dialogues are enchanting.The film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is indeed a film to remember.The total gross earning of this film is ₹358 cr.
Another film with a gross earning of ₹394 cr is ‘Dilwale‘(2015)After a long time superstars Kajol & Shahrukh Khan have acted together in Bollywood, with Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon.A typical Rohit Shetty film’Dilwale‘ is packed with action & romance.
‘ Bajrani Bhaijaan ‘(2015)– A Salman Khan starer, this film, directed by Mr.Kabir Khan, has not only stolen awards but many hearts as well.Alongside are Kareena Kapoor Khan & child artist Harshaali Malhotra. This film will be cherished for its storyline and music.The action & drama are powerful.This is a complete entertainer to the audience with a gross earning of ₹626cr.
‘Sultan ‘..(2016).Based on the life of a wrestler features Salman Khan & Anushka Sharma.The film has great action, emotional drama & sensational music.This film under the Yashraj banner has earned a gross of ₹584 cr.Famous songs ” Jag Ghoomeya” &” Baby ko bass pasand hain”…are bestsellers.
‘ Dangal‘ (2016)’ was a superhit with Aamir Khan in the lead.The film ,based on the life of wrestler Geeta Phogat is an inspiration for young women who want to pursue a career.The film is based in Haryana and gives a great message to the young generation.Total gross earning ₹721 cr.
Bollywood has given us many superhits which have made us laugh, cry, inspired us, taught us about humanity etc.The Btown has , is & will be in the buzz till eternity.