102 Not Out Movie
Abhishek and Ranbir dropped at the screening of 102 Not Out; Aishwarya dazzled in white in the screening; other big names attending the screening were Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Kunal Kapoor. 102 Not Out is more a reunion than a regular movie.
Why is it a reunion?
Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor gave many hit movies including Amar Akbar Anthony (1977) and Naseeb. They were last seen together in 1991 in Ajooba. It is after 27 years that both the legends have reunited to give another hit. But it would be too early to make predictions about 102 Not Out.
Let’s see why the movie should be a hit
He can do magic with any subject especially comedy. He’s displayed exemplary direction skills in Oh My God. The director talked at length about making of 102 Not Out and casting the two legends in lead roles. According to Umesh Shukla, both Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor accepted his offer for lead roles in the first meeting. He said that Amitabh Bachchan was quite excited about the movie and his role. Rishi Kapoor also gave his nod after hearing the script.
102 Not Out Gujarati Play
The movie is based on a Gujarati play of the same name and the play was a super-duper hit. This movie is the Bollywood version of the play and the director made no unnecessary changes in the play. Since the play was a hit, the movie is also expected to be a hit. Its poster boys Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor are good for comic roles. Like the play, the movie 102 Not Out could also score well on box office.
It is a movie of 80’s
102 Not Out can be matched with the movies of Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Basu Chatterjee. The movie will make you smile remembering the light comedy movies of 70’s and 80’s. It will take you to the cinema of past and you will like slow pace of the story and its direct relation to Indian society.
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You know it is a comedy
The name of the movie; poster; trailer; reviews and news reports tell one thing that is it is a comedy. And when you see comedy, you can’t resist from smiling. Also, the legends Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor bring their roles to life. They look real father and son in the movie.
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