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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor did very well in 2 States.
Due to heroics of Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt the film 2 States already did business of 65 crores.
The film 2 States had not been a film of superstar Salman Khan or Shahrukh Khan. So the expectation of the film in the box-office was not great. In 2014, Salman Khan’s Jai Ho did business of 115 crores. Gunday did business of 70 crores. After that there has not been any film to cheer about in the box-office. 2 States had already done 65 crores business in the first week. The film is going strong.
The credit goes to the realistic acting of Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt and other co-artists of the film. The film is based on rich literature of Chetan Bhagat. The film had been directed by Abhishek Varman. It had been produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiawala. Shankar Ehsaan Loy composed the music of the film.
In the film it had been shown that Arjun Kapoor was a Punjabi. He was the son of Amrita Singh and Ronit Roy. He met Alia Bhatt in the IIM Ahmedabad Mess for the first time. He fell in love with her. In his own house there was no peace. Arjun’s father Ronit Roy was expelled from the Indian army. From that time he used to return back home well drunk. He used to break glasses at home and shout at his wife Amrita Singh. For lack of peace at home, Arjun Kapoor stopped communicating with his father.
Alia Bhatt came from a Tamil family of Chennai. Her father Shiv Kumar Subhramanium and mother Revathi expected her to marry a traditional Tamil. Arjun Kapoor after passing out purposely took a posting in Chennai in Yes Bank, so that he could impress Alia Bhatt’s parents. He helped her father to create power point presentation. He gave an opening to her mother in singing in annual function of Yes Bank.
The story of the film is related to convincing the parents of Alia and Arjun Kapoor about the marriage. Through the film it has been shown still the cultural differences exist in India. It is not easy to bridge the gap which happened in the film.
The performances of Ronit Roy, Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor, Amrita Singh, Revathi and others were excellent. The music of Shankar Ehsaan Loy was brilliant. Especially the song of Arijit Singh and Chinmayi Sripada titled “mast magan” was really impressive.
It is great that the film had done business worth 65 crores. It will definitely cross 80 crores business which is a big landmark for a medium budget film.