Producer Anand Pandit opens up on comparisons between ‘The Big Bull’ and ‘Scam 1992’

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The trailer of the Amitabh Bachchan-Emraan Hashmi starrer “Chehre” launched almost every week in the past and actress Rhea Chakraborty’s blink-and-miss look in it raised eyebrows. The truth is, her absence from the brand new poster of the movie which was launched with the movie’s new launch date in mid-February too had created fairly a stir on-line.

Producer Anand Pandit put rumours of her being ousted from the mission to relaxation with a media assertion, there’s nonetheless buzz that the size of her position within the movie may simply have been decreased significantly.

However, whereas ‘Chehre’ trailer set tongues wagging about Rhea’s blink-and-miss look, on the opposite, producer Anand Pandit’s second movie, with one other Bachchan within the lead position, The Huge Bull, starring Abhishek Bachchan, too created headlines for the mistaken causes.

A day after the ‘Chehre’ trailer dropped, on March 19, makers launched the trailer of The Huge Bull. And as quickly because it was launched, netizens began evaluating the movie to Hansal Mehta net collection ‘Rip-off 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story’ and Abhieshk to actor Pratik Gandhi, who shot to in a single day fame after his portrayal of Harshad Mehta in Rip-off 1992.

So, we at DNA spoke to producer Anand Pandit about his two movies ‘Chehre’ and The Huge Bull’ and requested him questions on all of the the reason why the 2 movies have been within the information not too long ago together with The Huge Bull’s comparability with Rip-off 1992 and if Rhea Chakraborty’s absence from the brand new poster was a well-thought technique to create curiosity across the movie. Right here’s what he stated.

“Probably not. As I’ve talked about earlier, a whole lot of turmoil has occurred in her life and we wished to present her a bit little bit of house. And it isn’t Rhea Chakraborty’s movie, it’s Mr Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi’s movie. So, naturally, our focus is on that. However, as a gesture, as a result of all our artists must be there one after the other, so, she appeared within the trailer. It was not part of a technique. And we didn’t need to experience on anybody’s agony. We’ve got sufficient stalwarts within the movie,” Anand Pandit advised DNA when requested if Rhea’s absence from “Chehre’ new poster was a aware determination, a technique to create buzz concerning the movie.

Speaking about ‘The Huge Bull’, when requested if ‘Rip-off 1992′ dropping in October was one of many causes for the movie’s launch being pushed to 2021, Anand Pandit stated, “No, we now have nothing to do with Rip-off. It’s the identical style. It’s about scams, enterprise tycoons, manipulation in enterprise and so forth. This style is getting a whole lot of appreciation now and persons are understanding it. The explanation the movie’s launch was delayed was that we had our first schedule in January and February and after that there was lockdown. 11 days schedule was remaining. In the meantime, Abhishek Bachchan examined optimistic for COVID. So, our schedule began in September and in that schedule additionally, the director examined optimistic for COVID, so we needed to cease once more. It was solely in October that we might conclude it. Then the post-production and different issues occurred.”

He added, ” In the meantime, the administration of our OTT companions bought modified. The whole lot settled round January after which we selected the roster.”

On Abhishek Bachchan’s comparability to Pratik Gandhi and the fixed comparability between the movie and the collection, Pandit advised DNA, “Individuals have gotten the mistaken understanding. The Harshad Mehta collection a very completely different set of leisure whereas The Huge Invoice is a narrative of rags to riches. It’s a few Gujarati gentleman how makes use of the loopholes of the system to develop into a enterprise tycoon. We’re impressed, in fact, by a number of happenings. We’ve got nothing to do with Rip-off 1992.”

When requested if there was any hesitation or dialogue on the a part of the Bachchans since each megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan’s movie will probably be releasing back-to-back, Pandit stated, “Truthfully, not. Each the Bachchans are producers’ actors. So, they go away it on them. Additionally, one is on OTT and the opposite in theatres. So, I don’t see it as a conflict,” he concludes.

Whereas Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Chehre’ will hit theatres on April 9, Abhishek Bachchan starter ‘The Huge Bull’ will launch on Disney+Hotstar on Apr 8.

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