Know how Bollywood celebs reacted after watching ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’
A Bollywood movie about homosexuality where a family is accepting their daughter to be a lesbian. The movie ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ hit the theatres on Friday by breaking the sigma in cinema and in our socially conservative India.
The film comes after the country passed a
green signal to homosexuality in September, with celebrations among the India’s
It is the first mainstream Indian film to
show parents dealing with their daughter’s relationship with a same-sex. Bollywood
is going gaga over the movie release.
A prominent LGBT activist Harish Iyer wrote
on his twitter account, “I can’t believe what I saw”. He further
added “while people were waiting for a right time, day and age, VVC films
actually made a film like that”.
“Looks like such a beautiful and
heartfelt film….more power for pushing boundaries”, Karan Johar twitted.
While everyone are taking their enjoyment
to their twitter account, Farah Khan also twitted, “such a difficult
subject handled with so much dignity and restrain….. Wishing all the best to
its vast and crew!! It’s an important film first of its kind…”
The promoters of the film also kept tight
lipped, though they gave hints through the official hashtag #SetLoveFree.
Akshay Kumar-starrer Gold may touch the coveted Rs 100 crore mark by the end of its first weekend at the box-office, predicts film trade analyst Sumit Kadel. The film has opened to an astounding response.
Gold, headlined by Akshay Kumar, has opened to an astounding response at the box-office, suggest early trade estimates. The sports drama, directed by Reema Kagti, registered an occupancy in the range of 45 per cent to 50 per cent in its morning shows on Day 1, claims a report by Bollywood Hungama. By the evening, trends suggest, the film showed exceptional growth which must have ensured a massive opening day total. According to film trade analyst Sumit Kadel, Gold would have earned nothing less than Rs 24 crore-Rs 25 crores on its first day.
In an exclusive conversation with Zoom TV Digital, he shares, “While the final numbers are yet to be out, I don’t think Gold would have earned anything less than Rs 24 crore-Rs 25 crores. The film critics have given a thumbs up to the film and the word of mouth is completely in its favour. So in such a scenario, Rs 24 crore-Rs 25 crores on Day 1 would be no surprise.”
Predicting the first-weekend total for the film, he says, “Going by how it has performed on an opening day, the film should easily touch the Rs 100 crore mark by the end of its first weekend. It’s a five-day weekend, so Gold has quite a lot of time to reach this number.”
Gold, which is inspired from real events, also stars Mouni Roy, Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal and Vineet Kumar Singh in important roles, among others.