Aug 19 Actor Taapsee Pannu mentioned the latest development on social media calling for boycott of Hindi movies is nothing however a “joke”, one which undermines the viewers. Pannu, whose newest film Dobaaraa with filmmaker Anurag Kashyap hit the theatres on Friday, mentioned she has handed the stage of “being bothered” by social media developments. “If one thing like this (boycott calls and trolling) occurs each day, one ceases to be bothered anymore. It turns into ineffective. There’s a dialogue to this impact in one in every of my movies,” Pannu mentioned throughout a press convention right here on Thursday.
“I can’t discuss others within the business, however for me and Anurag, it has develop into a joke,” she added.
The development of hashtags calling for a movie’s boycott began with Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha. Requested to touch upon the social media developments, Aamir had mentioned he was saddened by the boycott calls and urged the viewers to observe his movie.
Later, comparable hashtags in opposition to Akshay Kumar’s Raksha Bandhan popped up on on-line platforms. Some netizens additionally known as for the shunning of Dobaaraa, directed by Kashyap and that includes Pannu within the lead.
“If the viewers like they’ll go to observe a movie. If they do not like, they will not. However giving the boycott name is like undermining my viewers’s intelligence,” the actor mentioned.
Pannu denied the rumours that Dobaaraa is impressed by the 2018 Spanish film “Mirage”.
“Our movie’s content material was determined in March 2018 whereas the Spain image was introduced in November that yr. Dobaaraa is neither copied nor impressed,” she mentioned.
“Sadly Covid-19 struck and that delayed” all the pieces surrounding our movie and its launch, she added.
The thriller drama revolves round how a girl named Antara (Pannu) will get a chance to avoid wasting the lifetime of a 12-year-old boy who witnessed a loss of life throughout a thunderstorm which occurred 25 years in the past, by getting related by means of the tv set throughout the same storm within the current.
She mentioned Dobaaraa is the “most gripping movie” that Kashyap has made until date and no person might dare to try such a topic in Hindi cinema as everybody desires to play protected.
Dobaaraa is collectively produced by Ektaa Kapoor’s Cult Motion pictures, a brand new division below Balaji Telefilms, and Sunir Kheterpal and Gaurav Bose’s banner Athena.
Billed as an edgy thriller, the film additionally stars Pavail Gulati and Rahul Bhat. PTI SUS RB SHD SHD