Regardless of excessive hopes, the yr 2022 hasn’t turned out to be fruitful for Bollywood, typically. Just lately launched big-budget motion pictures like Lal Singh Chaddha starring Aamir Khan and Raksha Bandhan starring Akshay Kumar did not pique the viewers’s curiosity. Very similar to the 15 out of 20 most-anticipated Bollywood movies of this yr that tanked on the field workplace. Prime actors, massive manufacturing homes, and big budgets are now not a assure of business success.
This yr, solely two movies — Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and The Kashmir Recordsdata — managed to realize industrial success, rendering the hopes for a powerful post-pandemic restoration of Bollywood in a lurch.
The enterprise graph for South Indian movies, however, has solely seen an upward motion with their motion pictures thriving and smashing field workplace data. Whereas Bollywood is struggling to provide even one main field workplace hit, South Indian motion pictures are scoring massive within the Hindi heartland.
Films like RRR, KGF 2, Karthikeya 2 have efficiently made tens of millions on the field workplace throughout the nation. Identified to be doing nicely in their very own area, the Telugu, Tamil, Malayam and Kannada language motion pictures are actually being dubbed and launched in different components of the nation. The result’s that their box-office assortment is surpassing that of their Bollywood counterparts by an enormous margin.
“Traditionally, Bollywood movies have seen respectable collections even when the content material was weak, given the sturdy fan following of superstars. That appears to have modified with time, with content material now being the first driver,” as per a report by Emkay World Monetary Providers. As we’ve already crossed half the yr, let’s check out the Bollywood flops of 2022 that crashed massive time on the field workplace.
Lal Singh Chaddha to Raksha Bandhan, 6 extraordinarily costly movies made on a price range of over Rs 100 Crore that collapsed on the field workplace in 2022