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Similar concepts but contrasting results in the recent offerings from Hindi and Punjabi cinema. - An interesting observation by Bobby Sing
02 Jun, 2015 | Articles on Cinema

As a rare coincidence never seen before, there has been an interesting similarity between some of the latest releases from Hindi and Punjabi cinema resulting in contrasting results at the box office.
Last week we had Tanu Weds Manu Returns (Hindi) and Oye Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya (Punjabi) releasing on the same Friday having similar concepts of a loving couple going for a divorce and then getting back together in the end realizing their individual mistakes. However,beginning on a similar note, the stories had their own distinctive progression as two different films with exactly opposite results at the box office in terms of unanimous appreciation and monetary returns,clearly led by the incomparable leading lady Kangna Ranaut.
Interestingly a similar coincidence is there in the current week too when we have both Ishqedarriyaan (Hindi) and Gaddar – The Traitor (Punjabi) revolving around the same basic theme of a rich Indian industrialist settled abroad, returning back to India (Himachal/Punjab) to clear a misconception around the reputation of his family and his innocent father.But again the treatment and further developments in the scripts result in two different genre filmswith a role reversal in terms of box office results too, since this time it’s the Punjabi film that is sure to take the cake with a known leading face of Harbhajan Maan, breaking his good boy image by playing a grey character.
Nevertheless, it is indeed quite amusing to notice the rare similarities (similar beginnings) in two different language films released on the same Friday as a unique instance being repeated twice in succession.
Bobby Sing
(bobbytalkscinema.com)
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This article of BTC was published on IBNlive.com on 1st June 2015 with the heading :

“How 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ and Punjabi film 'Oye Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya' have the same theme yet different Box Office returns” - By Bobby Sing

Link : http://www.ibnlive.com/news/movies/how-tanu-weds-manu-returns-and-punjabi-film-oye-ainvayi-ainvayi-lut-gaya-have-the-same-theme-yet-different-box-office-returns-999887.html

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02 Jun 2015 / Comment ( 2 )
avik
It is always great to see your articles published in media.. And that too with your enriched inner views on Cinema, as a form of art..

Kp up the gd work sir.. May God bless you..

Really feel happy n proud to have come across you!!
Bobby Sing

The pleasure is really mind Avik to have such passionate readers appreciating my honest efforts providing the much needed energy to keep going.
I have got your e-mail too bro and would soon be reverting back in details.
Cheers!

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