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?).
Amitabh Bachchan’s crapshow Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap has been a box office disaster in the U.S., routed, crushed and pulverized by the Aamir Khan produced Delhi Belly.
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:
This is sad. Bbuddah was escapist cinema and not a bad one of that genre.
Today’s youth have no respect for age. 😀
You write: Today’s youth have no respect for age.
Why should they for a chutiya like Amitabh Bachchan?
Over the years, the Senior chutiya Bachchan has happily profited from theft of several Hollywood movies (God Tussi Great Ho, Bruce Almighty, Hum Kisise Kum Nahin (Analyze This), Ek Ajanabee (Man on Fire) and more.
Amitabh Bachchan deserves the humiliation of Bbuddah disaster and more.
BTW, you have some ‘fan’ mail on the “Male with Male’ post! 😉
//Why should they for a chutiya like Amitabh Bachchan?//
I am not a fan of Amitabh and I don’t care for his post sabbatical films. But, I grew up watching his masala pot boilers of 80’s and for that I feel bad from a nostalgia perspective.
You write: But, I grew up watching his masala pot boilers …
We did too in an earlier era, rushing to catch the first show on the first day.
But the man has done little to earn the audience’s respect except to grow old, which guarantees at least fake respect in India.
His post sabattical movies have been far from entertaining. Has SI seen “Black”? I became an instant Pariah among some of my friends when I voiced my not so flattering opinion on that movie and Amitabh’s acting.
You write: Has SI seen “Black”?
Caveat: We watched/reviewed a lot of Indian movies in 2005 with a deference we wouldn’t accord them were we to see them now.
For roughly two decades, we took a hiatus from watching any movies, preoccupied as we were with more important things. And then we dove into the Bollywood/Kollywood whirlpool with a vengeance and much of what we saw initially was atrocious. So, when the few movies that were tolerable came along we went, in retrospect it seems unwisely, overboard in lavishing fulsome praise.
Read our pre-SI blog reviews with this caveat in mind:
“Why should they for a chutiya like Amitabh Bachchan?”
I still don’t understand, how *chutiya* is a gaali? I mean everybody from Hitler to Dalailama is a chutiya. You are one.
I’m one, everybody is a chutiya. Chutiya literally means out of Vagina. If a natural process is a gaali, then I’m
waiting for advanced &cheap genetic engineering and also robots.
Hey, nobody uses Chutiya in a literal sense anymore.
It’s a missile mostly launched in a figurative sense to mean contemptible person, dickhead, irritating ass*ole and the like.
Enjoy – http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=chutiya
We liked the first meaning best of all in the above link. 😉
@Twig – Chutiya means fucker. “He who comes out of Vagina” is DK Bose DK Bose DK Bose 😉
reviewing this?? http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/performance-detail.cfm?id=4595
Short answer: No
That’s roughly 4,500 KM from where we live!
Off-topic: We almost got mugged in the area once.