Leaving all Bollywood rifts aside, no feud is more polarizing than Kangana Ranaut and Karan Johar’s disapproval of each other.
The prior, who considers Alia Bhatt’s success – like the achievements of most star children – a “product of nepotism”, has again offered her two cents on an accusation against Brahmastra co-producer Johar. Johar has been accused of manipulating box office numbers for his latest sci-fi film starring Bhatt and her husband Ranbir Kapoor.
On Tuesday, Ranaut took to Instagram to share a screenshot of a tweet from AndhraBoxOffice.com, calling the film a major failure with a worldwide box office collection of INR 2.46 billion against an assumed budget of INR 6.50 billion. .
In response, the Dhakad actor wrote: “The movie has been declared the biggest hit with only 14.4 million (cost 6.50 billion). This is just to put in perspective how the movie mafia works. It is they who decide which movie is a hit and which one is called a flop, regardless of collections or recoveries. They choose who to hype and who to boycott. Here they are exposed.”
Earlier on Sunday, Ranaut shared a tweet from another filmmaker-writer, who claimed that Johar claimed that Brahmastra opening with a worldwide gross collection of INR 750 million is “60-70% fake and well paid.” Shocked by the magnitude of the alleged paid promotion, Ranaut wrote, “Wow, that’s a new low.”
However, according to the website Boxofficeindia.com, the Mukerji directory opened for INR 370 million in India and earned a total of 760 million at the domestic box office in two days. It also predicted a collection of about $9-10 million over the weekend.
This is not the first time Ranaut has attacked the Brahmastra team. On its first day of release, she said Mukerji “burned 6 billion to ashes” after the film received some disappointing reviews. She added: “People like Karan Johar should be questioned because of their behavior. He is more interested in everyone’s sex life than in the scripts of his movies. He himself buys reviews, stars and fake collectors’ numbers and tickets. This time he tried to ride Hinduism and the southern gulf. This is what happens when you try to sell a lie. Karan Johar forces people to Alia Bhatt and Ranbir in every show. to call [Kapoor] the best actors and Ayan Mukerji a genius. Fox studio in India had to sell itself to finance this film. How many more studios will be closed because of these clowns?”