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We have ensemble a list of 13 Bollywood movies that are some or other way got mixed response from the audience and mostly it tanked at Box-Office:
No Smoking (2007)
I bet, you will never have seen such path-breaking the movie in the Indian Cinema before. ‘No Smoking’ movie stand tall when we talk about the cult intellectual movies made in India. This neo-noir thriller had everything in it which the normal audience don’t want to see. This is the best of John Abraham at the start of his career. Director Anurag Kashyap has surprised the film fanatics in the year 2007 with this experimental cinema, at a time when the audience were mostly glued to mainstream movies. This is one of the most underrated movie of Bollywood. Only a niche audience got connected with it and the film tanked at the Box-Office
City Lights (2014)
One of the best creative directors in Bollywood, Hansal Mehta has surprised the audience in a big way with City Lights. This emotional drama starred Rajkumar Rao and Patralekha, based on the adaptation of British movie ‘Metro Manila’. The film talks about the emotional hardships of a couple and it had been shot beautifully by Hansal Mehta. At the end, the critics loved it but the audience didn’t find the movie of their type.
Dhobi Ghat (2010)
Since the promotional phase only, Aamir Khan cleared it that it’s not a mainstream movie and only made for a niche audience. The story of the movie was very complexed and that’s the reason why the audience couldn’t got there connect with it. The movie revolves around four different characters who are linked with one common thread. Just a hyperbola movie for the common audience but critics did liked the Kiran Rao directorial movie.
Aamir Khan starrer movie Talaash is yet another thriller that was not well received by the audiences. Some section of the audience does love the twist in the film while many were didn’t find it right. Directed by Reema Kagti, the film did surprise the niche audience and critics. The film talks about Inspector Surjan Singh Shekhawat (Aamir Khan) who investigates a popular film star’s death. Before he tries to solve the complicated case, he has to face his grief and deal with Rosie – a sex worker and murderer. The twisted story didn’t connect well with the audience and the film failed miserably at the Box-Office.
Imtiaz Ali’s current take on urban love tragedy ‘Tamasha’ didn’t get its due from the audience. As the major section of the audience find the movie emotionally draining and slow. Only the niece audience understand the beautiful direction of the movie and the understand the sensibilities of Imtiaz Ali. Tamasha was well received by critics and did an average business at the Box-Office.