Lucknow Central clashed with Kangana Ranaut’s Simran on September 15. Nikhil Advani said that he was told that if Lucknow Central had to compete with Simran in terms of pre-release buzz, Farhan Akhtar needed to create a “scandal”.
Keeping worries aside, Hrithik Roshan was seen partying at Farhan Akhtar’s residence along with Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Farah Khan and other friends. Looks like, Hrithik’s friends got together to cheer their buddy up.
After Farhan Akhtar, Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil co-star Yami Gautam shared her view on Kangana-Hrithik controversy, but without mentioning their names. We heard all that Kangana Ranaut had to say. We also read what Hrithik shared. But now we see more celebs coming up to express what they think of this spat.
After Hrithik Roshan’s tell-all interview, Bollywood director-actor-singer Farhan Akhtar gives his two cents on the controversy that has dominated headlines for quite some time now.
Looking dapper as ever in the formal attire, Farhan Akhtar’s suave personality is suiting his chiseled look in his latest cover shoot picture. The magazine called The Man aptly features the actor-turned-producer with the tagline ‘The Many Talents of Farhan Akhtar.’
There were reports that director Mohit Suri had approached Aditya Roy Kapur, along with Farhan Akhtar for the film and had almost locked the cast. He confirmed that the former often visits him at his place, but they do not necessarily always talk about business.
Farhan Akhtar on star-backed movies not working this year, interacting with his audience and his agnostic upbringing
Diana Penty is beginning to carve a niche for herself because of the choices she is making. The actor’s recent film Lucknow Central is garnering good reviews from the audience as well as critics. Diana, who plays an NGO worker in the film, in an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, spoke about how she would love to transform the on-screen work into off-screen deeds.
Bollywood movies set against a backdrop of Uttar Pradesh are striking cords with the viewers across all quarters. Films like Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan and Lucknow Central have received a thumbs-up from the audience.
Lucknow Central box office collection day 4: After opening at Rs 2.04 crore, the film did pick up a little but it is still far behind expectations. Its collection on Saturday was Rs 2.82 crore, and on Sunday was Rs 3.56 crore. The next few days will decide the fate of this Farhan Akhtar film.
Lucknow Central box office collection day 3: Farhan Akhtar-Diana Penty’s Lucknow Central has shown average growth with its collection of Rs 8.42 crore till the opening weekend. Now with the first weekend coming to a close, it really needs to buck up with its weekend collection to be called a hit.
Farhan Akhtar, who essays the role of a prisoner in his latest film ‘Lucknow Central’ feels reformed criminals deserve to be given a second chance in life and they should be accepted in the society after serving their prison time in jail.
Lucknow Central box office collection Day 2: After having had an average start with Rs 2.04 crore at the box office, this Farhan Akhtar film has shown a growth of about 38 percent collecting a total of Rs 4.86 crore till Saturday. Lucknow Central was written by Ranjit Tiwari and Aseem Arora.
Lucknow Central box office collection Day 1: Farhan Akhtar’s film earned Rs 2.04 crore on its opening day. ‘Lucknow Central’ is facing tough competition from Kangana Ranaut’s film ‘Simran’.
Lucknow Central movie review: It is the supporting cast which is spot on, especially Rajesh Sharma and Deepak Dobriyal. But more than anything else, it is the mawkish sentimentality which overcomes the story-telling.