This Friday, there are three releases having diverse theme including Azhar, Buddha in a Traffic Jam and Dear Dad. Let’s talk about the Emraan Hashmi starrer film called Azhar, which also had actresses like Prachi Desai, Nargis Fakhiri and Lara Dutta in the lead roles. Well, the film had a decent buzz in the media considering the controversial Indian cricketer seen on the silver screen called Mohammad Azharuddin. The film started on a decent note having 25 percent of occupancy in the morning shows, which escalated in the evening turning 70 to 80 percent in most of the places giving a decent collection.
As per reports, the film Azhar’s first day box office collection tolled to 7 crores, which is actually a decent figure one can expect from a multi-star film like these. However, in the upcoming days, (the first weekend) the film is likely to do better feel the trade pundits and media experts. The film is likely to pick up in the coming days and despite getting the mixed ratings, it is certainly going to give a respectable figure to its makers after the end of the first weekend. The reasons are obvious, the film is enjoying a good buzz among the audience, which will generate a good word of mouth buzz working in the favor of its makers.
Some of reviews about Lara’s performance:
Polls Unlimited: “Lara Dutta played the character of Lawyer as it should be played. She Acted good. Should Come in more movies.”
iTimes: “Lara Dutta’s portrayal of a fierce independent lawyer is truly inspiring! She’s really back with a bang.”
Gulf News: “Lara Dutta was repeatedly spewing bombastic arguments in an attempt to slay Azhar’s team.”
Just Bollywood: “Lara Dutta played defense lawyer and thus had a limited screen space, which was decent enough to get applauds.”
Bollywood Life: “The courtroom sequences are lively, thanks to the performances of Lara Dutta and Kunal Roy Kapur.”