We’ve all heard of children following in the footsteps of their successful parents.
But veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has unleashed a new trend – following in the footsteps of his failed bachcha (son) Abhishek Bachchan, he with the reverse Midas touch at the box office (Remember the fate of Abhishek’s Raavan, Game, Khelein…Jee Jaan Sei, Drona?).
Horrible, folks. A carnage for Bbuddah, which, by the way, was produced by Amitabh Bachchan.
Blood all over the floor.
Hell, the three-day box office numbers for Bbuddah ($160,886, source: IndiaFM) was less than that of films like 7 Khoon Maaf, Break Ke Baad and No One Killed Jessica.
Bbudah Hoga Tera Baap has likely gone into rigor mortis and the current week box office numbers can only be worse as pirated DVDs start flooding into Indian grocery stores in the U.S.
The 4-day figures for Bbuddah are also pitiful.
For the opening July 1-4, 2011 opening 4-day weekend in the U.S., Bbuddah did a pitiful total gross of $208,000 and average gross of $4,000.00
Here’s how Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap fared at the U.S. box office compared to a few prominent Bollywood films: