Boney Kapoor on Maidaan’s clash with SS Rajamouli’s RRR: ‘Almost like stabbing Ajay Devgn in the back’


Filmmaker Boney Kapoor has opened up about the clash between Maidaan and RRR, each starring Ajay Devgn, throughout the Dussehra weekend in October. While Kapoor’s manufacturing enterprise Maidaan has been directed by Amit Sharma, magnum opus Roudram Ranam Rudhiram (RRR) marks SS Rajamouli’s subsequent after Baahubali.

When requested about the two movies arriving on the similar weekend, Boney Kapoor advised Pinkvilla, “We will see how it pans out.”

He added, “It was unethical for those people to announce on the same day, despite the same actor being the main lead of my film and one of the heroes of their film. I would take this to my grave, and it’s almost like stabbing on the back of the hero.”

When SS Rajamouli introduced that RRR would launch on the similar weekend as Maidaan, producer Boney Kapoor had lashed out at him and alleged a scarcity of camaraderie amongst Indian filmmakers. He nonetheless stated he was happy with Maidaan, calling it one other jewel in Ajay Devgn’s cap.

“I am happy with the way the film has shaped up, in-fact, I think, this will be among the jewels in Ajay Devgn’s cap. I have been lucky to be associated with the film, and this will be a jewel for everyone involved. Amit (Sharma, director) has done a fantastic job and it would be rated among the better films made in our country. When the film releases, every Indian would be proud,” Kapoor concluded in the similar interview.

Maidaan is a multi-starrer sports activities movie based mostly on the golden period of Indian soccer (1952–62), highlighting the heroic work of Syed Abdul Rahim.

On the work entrance, Boney Kapoor has Thala Ajith starrer Valimai and Vakeel Saab, fronted by Pawan Kalyan, as his different productions. The movies are Tamil and Telugu remakes of Bollywood hit Pink, which starred Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu in the lead position.


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