Happy Birthday Anubhav Sinha: Today is the birthday of director, screenwriter and producer Anubhav Sinha. He was born on 22 June 1965 in Allahabad (now Prayagraj) of Uttar Pradesh. He has given in many superhit films. Last month, on May 27, the film ‘Anek’ made under his direction was released. He himself also wrote the story of this film. The film did not get a good response at the box office. But the angle of this film raising national integration and social issues was highly appreciated. Earlier made films like ‘Thappad’, ‘Article 15’ and ‘Mulk’.
These films left a different kind of impression of Anubhav Sinha on the audience. But do you know that he has also made romantic, action thriller and superhero movies apart from this. These films are also getting good response at the box office. Now maybe the big stars of Bollywood are not seen in Anubhav Sinha’s films, but in his romantic, action and superhero films, casts like Shahrukh Khan, Ajay Devgan, Sunil Shetty and Sanjay Dutt have worked.
Debut with romantic film ‘Tum Bin’
Anubhav Sinha did the film ‘Tum Bin’ in the year 2001 as a director. He himself wrote its story. Priyanshu Chatterjee, Sandali Sinha, Himanshu Malik, Rakesh Bapat and Amrita Prakash were in the film. It was a romantic film, which was well liked by the audience. People still like to listen to its songs.
Sanjay Dutt-Abhishek’s action thriller ‘Dus’
Anubhav Sinha directed the action thriller film ‘Dus’ in the year 2005. Sanjay Dutt, Abhishek Bachchan, Zayed Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Esha Deol and Dia Mirza were in this film. From the song of the film to the story, the audience liked it very much. The film became a superhit. It was a tribute film to the film ‘Dus’ which remained incomplete in the year 1997.
Anubhav Sinha action thriller ‘Cash’ was a flop
Anubhav Sinha directed Sunil Shetty, Ajay Devgan, Riteish Deshmukh, Zayed Khan, Esha Deol, Dia Mirza and Esha Deol starrer ‘Cash’ in the year 2007. It was also an action thriller. Despite having such a huge starcast, the filmNo income whatsoever.
Shah Rukh Khan-Kareena Kapoor Khan’s ‘Ra.One’
In the year 2011, Anubhav Sinha directed ‘Ra.One’. Its story was also written by Anubhav Sinha. It was a superhero film. There were big actors like Shahrukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor in the film. Arjun Rampal was also in the film. The film was produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s production company Red Chillies and Gauri Khan. It was the first Bollywood film to release the most number of screens worldwide. American singer Akon sang the song ‘Chhammak Challo’ from the film. This film was also a super hit.
‘Tum Bin 2’ was a flop
Anubhav Sinha directed ‘Tum Bin 2’ in the year 2016. It was a love triangle romantic film. Neha Sharma, Aditya Seal, Ashim Gulati and Mouni Roy were in the film. The film did not get a good response at the box office. The film proved to be a flop.
That’s why Anubhav is not making romantic-action films.
Anubhav Sinha left romantic and action films after ‘Tum Bin 2’. After this, he has directed Mulk, Article 15, Thappad and many more. Although a little action has been seen in many, but the magic of the film could not work on the audience.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 22, 2022, 06:30 IST