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Episode 2135 August 19, 2022

Why Bollywood may need a content correction

With consecutive failures such as Laal Singh Chaddha, Raksha Bandhan and Shamshera, and mounting pressure to score at the box office, there is concern, questions and scepticism in Bollywood. Are unreasonable budgets of Hindi Films the reason for these projects failing? Is the industry bankrolling poor scripts? Do star fees need reassessment? To answer these questions, Justin Joseph Rao, who writes on entertainment for The Indian Express, joins host Anant Nath Sharma in this episode of 3 Things.

Episode Notes:
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Alia Bhatt in conversation with Anant Goenka – https://indianexpress.com/audio/express-conversations/ep-36-alia-bhatt/8069675/

Sky-rocketing star fees, low box office returns: Amid a spate of flops, Bollywood needs content correction – https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/sky-rocketing-star-fees-low-box-office-returns-spate-of-flops-bollywood-needs-content-correction-8086579/

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Why Bollywood may need a content correctionWith consecutive failures such as Laal Singh Chaddha, Raksha Bandhan and Shamshera, and mounting pressure to score at the box office, there is concern, questions and scepticism in Bollywood. Are unreasonable budgets of Hindi Films the reason for these projects failing? Is the industry bankrolling poor scripts? Do star fees need reassessment? To answer these questions, Justin Joseph Rao, who writes on entertainment for The Indian Express, joins host Anant Nath Sharma in this episode of 3 Things. Episode Notes: ———————— Alia Bhatt in conversation with Anant Goenka - https://indianexpress.com/audio/express-conversations/ep-36-alia-bhatt/8069675/ Sky-rocketing star fees, low box office returns: Amid a spate of flops, Bollywood needs content correction - https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/sky-rocketing-star-fees-low-box-office-returns-spate-of-flops-bollywood-needs-content-correction-8086579/
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