Bollywood vs South film industry: Ever since the films of South are continuously rocking the box office, many people of Hindi cinema are not able to appreciate the star cast there. All the actors of Telugu cinema have made their debut in Hindi but Mahesh Babu is still untouched by B-town and when he was asked about this, everyone was surprised to hear his answer. Mahesh Babu said, Bollywood people cannot afford me…’ His statement trended a lot, on which Mukesh Bhatt’s reaction came and now Sunil Shetty and Ram Gopal Varma also reacted on this. given.
It is known that Sunil Shetty has reacted on the ongoing debate between South actors and Bollywood actors (Bollywood vs South Cinema) for the past several days. As Mahesh Babu made a statement that Bollywood cannot tolerate him, a big controversy has arisen in Hindi cinema. On this every actor and producer of Bollywood has been asked to give feedback on this. Recently Suniel Shetty made an appearance at an event where he was asked about the competition between South and Bollywood.
Social media created the scene of South Cinema vs Bollywood
Sunil Shetty statement on Mahesh Babu, giving his statement on Mahesh Babu’s statement, said, ‘I think the scene of Bollywood vs South Industry has been made on social media. We are Indians and if we look at OTT platforms, language doesn’t matter there, content matters. Similarly, this is the difference between Bollywood vs South Industry. I also come from South, but my Karmabhoomi is Mumbai.. That’s why I am called Mumbaikar..’
People ask questions to Sunil Shetty about OTT and Bollywood
The actor further said, ‘The truth is that the audience is deciding which film they should watch and which they should not.. My only problem is that we have probably forgotten the audience somewhere. We are not completing them properly. People always ask me whether it is about cinema or OTT. OTT.. baap, baap will remain, rest will be counted as family members.’
Bollywood needs to work on good content
Giving his final conclusion on South vs Bollywood, he said, “Among 70 per cent of India’s audience, audiences are such that they whistle when they see good content in theatres. Hero’s shot is a back shot, high-speed walk. I think we should work on content and Bollywood will always be Bollywood. We wonder if this debate will end soon.
Ram Gopal Varma said on Mahesh Babu’s statement, what does he mean to Bollywood?
Apart from Sunil Shetty, Hindi cinema director Ram Gopal Varma has also given his reaction on Mahesh Babu’s statement. Verma said from a website, ‘Most of the money Mahesh Babu’s films have earned, he has earned by dubbing the film in Hindi. It’s his choice as an actor but I honestly couldn’t understand what he meant by bollywood, I can’t stand him.. because the thing is if you look at recent south indian movies, he is Dubbed and released and then whatever he did is in front of everyone.
He further added that, ‘First of all, Bollywood is not a company. It’s a label given by the media.. If an individual film company or production house will ask you to do a film at a particular cost, the context of Bollywood in it doesn’t make sense.’
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 12, 2022, 14:42 IST