Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020 | Last Update : 09:47 AM IST

182nd Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra122438091634833015 Andhra Pradesh6317495518215410 Tamil Nadu5473374919718871 Karnataka5268764233778145 Uttar Pradesh3588932895945135 Delhi2492592133045014 West Bengal2283021989834421 Odisha184122149379763 Telangana1726081419301042 Bihar169856155824870 Assam159320129130578 Kerala13863398720554 Gujarat1247671051913337 Rajasthan116881972841352 Haryana113075908841177 Madhya Pradesh108167836182007 Punjab99930754092860 Chhatisgarh8618347653680 Jharkhand7267358543626 Jammu and Kashmir65026421151024 Uttarakhand4177729000501 Goa2875322726360 Puducherry2319118065467 Tripura2227215441245 Himachal Pradesh124387836125 Chandigarh102987411123 Manipur9010683859 Arunachal Pradesh7385540813 Nagaland5544445110 Meghalaya4733252838 Sikkim2447190529 Mizoram158510120
  Entertainment   Bollywood  21 Feb 2020  Sara Ali Khan’s first flop

Sara Ali Khan’s first flop

Published : Feb 21, 2020, 2:13 am IST
Updated : Feb 21, 2020, 2:13 am IST

An anonymous spokesperson from a multiplex in Delhi says, “No big film in recent times has shown such a steep drop from Day 1 to Day 2.

Sara Ali Khan
 Sara Ali Khan

Imtiaz Ali’s Love Aaj Kal is the biggest flop of the filmmaker’s career. So steep was the drop in the box office collections on Day 2 that several multiplex chains were left reeling by the impact.

An anonymous spokesperson from a multiplex in Delhi says, “No big film in recent times has shown such a steep drop from Day 1 to Day 2. Love Aaj Kal didn't survive the week.”


The most bewildered by the box office disaster are the film’s lead players. A source close to the project rues, “Both Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan surrendered themselves completely to their director’s vision. It was, ‘Imtiaz Sir this’ and ‘Imtiaz Sir that’. They blindly followed Imtiaz’s instruction even when the scenes made no sense to them. Both Kartik and Sara were told they were doing something they had never done before and to simply trust their director.”

At the end of the blind faith, both the lead actors have been given a resounding flop in their repertoire. However, Kartik is no stranger to flops. He had films like Subhash Ghai’s Kanchi and Ashwani Dheer’s Guest In London. Sara’s two releases so far had been hits so she has taken her first flop very badly.


But the most badly hit is director Imtiaz Ali, who, after the back-to-back debacle of Jab Harry Met Sejal and Love Aaj Kal, would find it almost impossible to put together another project for a very long time. The buzz is that he has been eased out of  a proposed biopic on iconic actress Madhubala.

Tags: sara ali khan