On July 22, the historical drama Shamshera, directed by Karan Malhotra, opened in theatres across India. Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor star in the movie. In this action film about a tribe striving for Independence from slavery, Ranbir plays two different roles. It also marked the director Karan Malhotra’s return to filmmaking after seven years and the actor’s return to the big screen after almost four years. It was anticipated by fans that Shamshera would do well at the box office based on the promotion and hype around the movie.
But as we told you earlier, it didn’t live up to the expectations. So here we are, bringing you the reasons why the film has been labelled as ‘flop’.
1. Young superstar Ranbir Kapoor, who rose to fame with the films YJHD, Barfi, and Rockstar, is known for being a sexy and attractive lover boy. However, the young audience did not accept him as a dacoit as he was sporting a beard and appeared too rustic.
2. Another factor that did not work for the film is music by Mithoon. The singer have never did such a big film plus he did not deliver a single chart buster for Shamshera.
3. We all love watching Sanjay Dutt in a villainous avatar but then the same olf wine served in a new bottle can be boring. Hence the repetition of Dutt in same baddie role after KGF 2 & Agneepath did not work for the film.
4. Shamshera is such a mammoth film but there is no fun, entertainment or lighter moments as it’s just drags on and on with so much violence and intense situations.
5. Unnecessary depiction of caste system in today’s over sensitive times where these things can put off the audience and creates controversies.
Ranbir Kapoor‘s character is opposed against Sanjay Dutt’s character in the Shamshera narrative. The latter takes on the role of Shuddh Singh, an evil, callous, and heartless guy. A warrior tribe is imprisoned, sold into slavery, and subjected to torture in the fictional city of Kaza in the year 1800 by the brutal authoritarian general Shuddh Singh. The film is set in the 1800 fictitious city of Kaza, where a warrior tribe is imprisoned, enslaved and tortured by a ruthless authoritarian general Shuddh Singh. The story focusses on a slave who becomes a leader and then a legend for his tribe. Ronit Roy, Saurabh Shukla, play significant parts in Shamshera.