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Ranbir Kapoor says Pathaan's success was 'much-needed' for Hindi film industry, reacts to 'Boycott Bollywood' calls

Ranbir Kapoor highlighted the success of Pathaan and expressed his thoughts on calls to "boycott Bollywood."

Ranbir Kapoor says Pathaan's success was 'much-needed' for Hindi film industry, reacts to 'Boycott Bollywood' calls
Ranbir Kapoor on Pathaan success
  • Reema Chhabda

Last Updated: 01.51 PM, Feb 27, 2023

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The release of Ranbir Kapoor's upcoming film, Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar, is just around the corner. Together with his co-star Shraddha Kapoor, the actor is busy promoting the movie. They frequently visit different cities to meet their fans, and they recently promoted in Kolkata. The actor recently shared his thoughts on why Pathaan deserves all of the success in one of his promotions. He also addressed the criticisms made by those who urged a boycott of the movie.

Movies, according to Ranbir Kapoor, are not made with the intention of "saving the world" but rather for entertainment. After the pandemic, he claimed, there are many terrible things happening in everyone's life, therefore people go to theatres to forget their troubles and have fun. The outfits Deepika Padukone wore in Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan recently sparked rumours among political and religious groups, leading to calls for a boycott of the movie. Ranbir reportedly stated that he thinks the boycott calls are "baseless."

Ranbir Kapoor expressed his gratitude to Pathaan and his happiness over the film's huge success. According to reports, he claimed that the film industry required what Pathaan had accomplished. The actor expressed his happiness and gratitude that Pathaan had accomplished that, adding that Shah Rukh deserved the film's complete success. He thinks a boost was "much needed" for the Indian film industry.

Meanwhile, Ranbir Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor plays the female lead and Ranbir Kapoor's love interest in Tu Jhoothi Main Makkar, which is directed by Luv Ranjan of Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety fame. Dimple Kapadia, Boney Kapoor, Anubhav Singh Bassi, and Rajesh Jais also play significant roles. The film's scheduled release date is March 8, 2023.