'Aashiqui 2' to 'Dhoom 3': Is 2013 the year of sequels?
September 20, 2013, 1:03 pm
Ever year Bollywood comes out with hundreds of films to entertain the audiences, but this time around, the directors seem to be more interested to please the audiences with the sequels. There have a mixed response to sequels at the box office.
Mohit Suri's 'Aashiqui 2' set the cash registers ringing with a love story and a fresh pairing.
Abbas-Mustan yet again cast their magic on the silver screen with the sequel of 2008 hit film 'Race'. With a stylish star cast and the twists in the plot, 'Race 2' became the first film of 2013 to enter Rs 100 crore club.
Vishesh Bhatt took the charge of making the third film in the 'Murder' franchise. Though, the first two films did well at the box office, 'Murder 3' was unable to set the cash registers ringing at the box office.
Tigmanshu Dhulia came with the sequel of his 2011 hit film 'Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster'. Despite roping in Irrfan in the sequel, the film did not do well at the box office.
The Deols did entertain the audiences with their charm and humour in 'Yamla Pagla Deewana'. But somehow the sequel did not do wonders for the Deol family.
John Abraham was seen as gangster Manya Surve in 'Shootout At Wadala'. The film got good reviews and collected moolah at the box office.
Despite a new star cast and a new story, Milan Luthria was unable to recreate the magic of 2010 film. A loose screenplay worked against the film and was declared flop at the box office.
Indra Kumar came with the sequel of 2004 adult comedy 'Masti' and after nine years, 'Grand Masti' has been able to strike the right chord with the audiences. The film turned out to be the fourth biggest opener of 2013.
Aamir Khan will play a bad guy for the first time on screen in the sequel of popular 'Dhoom' franchise. With the first look of the film out, there is a lot of expectation from the star cast as well as the story.
Rakesh Roshan came with 'Koi Mil Gaya' in 2003 which turned out to be a blockbuster and since then there is no stopping for the director. He is all set to come out the third part of superhero film 'Krrish 3'.
Rahul Bose and Mallika Sherawat were seen in a hit romantic comedy in 2006 and the director Saket Chaudhary is now back with Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan for its sequel 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'.