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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Ranbir Kapoor's Jagga Jasoos did business of 40 crores.
Ranbir’s Kapoor’s Jagga Jasoos did business of 40 crores in 5 days.
Anurag Basu directed the film Jagga Jasoos with Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. He has done an excellent work. The film had done business of 40 crores in 5 days.
Jagga Jasoos Story Revolves around the Infamous High Profile Case of Purulia Arms Drop, which took place in the Year 1995 allegedly to Overthrow the then Communist Government of West Bengal, India . Jagga (Ranbir Kapoor), a curious and shy young boy in a quaint little town lives a happy life with his accident-prone father, Bagchi (Saswata Chatterjee). After admitting Jagga into a boarding school, his father suddenly disappears. Feeling abandoned, Jagga's only contact with his father is a VHS tape that he receives in the mail every year on his birthday. Armed with sharp detective skills, Jagga sets out to solve the mystery of his missing parent. Along the way, he finds a partner in Shruti (Katrina Kaif) an accident-prone journalist with her own international criminal case to solve. Using a few tricks he learnt from Bagchi, with Shruti embark on a mission to uncover details of his father's mysterious life and finds himself embroiled in a worldwide smuggling racket.
Filming took place in Cape Town, South Africa. Reports from Cape Town were that the real-world romance of leads Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif and occasional arguments between the two caused some delays and resulted in scenes not having the impact intended by director Anurag Basu. By March 20, 2014, the director had completed 20 days of filming with his leads and, being unhappy with initial efforts by actor Ranbir Kapoor, intends to use the additional schedule time to re-shoot some scenes. Kapoor has been simultaneously shooting for Anurag Kashyap's Bombay Velvet and Imtiaz Ali's Tamasha. The director explained, "We've to shoot Jagga Jasoos during the gaps in the shooting of Bombay Velvet. We completed one schedule. Now we'll go into a lengthy schedule from August. By the end of the year the shooting would be complete." On October 21, 2014, the team started filming in Thailand. On April 20, 2016, they filmed in Darjeeling. Ravi Varman is the Director of Photography. The film was also shot in Morocco.
The film was originally going to release on November 27, 2016, but due to conflicting commitments by the lead actors, the film's release date was pushed to April 2017. Then the director called back Ranbir and Katrina for re-shooting of some scenes on the set and the film is once again pushed to release on July 14, 2017.
The music of Pritam in the film was impressive with Arijit Singh’s songs “dil ullu ka patha hai”, “galti se mistake”, “phir wahi” becoming big hits. Anurag Basu has shown glimpses of Ray by shooting the rail track in Africa, with giraffes, zebras standing, the dance sequences of Ranbir, Katrina having style of Barfi of Gopi Gayin Bagha Bain and also glimpses of Raj Kapoor in Mera Naam Joker. There are lot of scientific informations in the film like, if for a stammerer the right side of the brain which is the logical side does not help, he should take help from left side which is the imaginative side and sing songs. Ranbir did it in the film. The performances of Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Saswata Chatterjee, Sourabh Shukla were brilliant. The film took a slow start but is destined to do well.