Actor Huma Qureshi recently talked about the “negative” nature of the commentary that surrounds Bollywood movies. Huma will soon be seen in the second season of Maharani, a SonyLIV series.
The Hindi film industry has been battling with the boycott culture from the past few months. No other Hindi films have been able to make a significant impact at the box office except Gangubai Kathiawadi and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. Huma talked about how everyone is in a rush to pass judgement against the Bollywood film industry in a chat with Puja Talwar.
“Everyone’s become too critical, too negative. A few films have not worked and everyone is ready to write everyone’s obituary. Wait a while. Good films will come. Some haven’t worked, that’s okay,” she said. Huma also said that a lot of movies that have released in recent times were in the making even before the pandemic and the producers decided to hold on to them so they could release them in the theatres.
“You also have to understand that post-Covid-19, this is a fresh lot of films that have come in. All these makers, actors, producers have held on to these films for so long, not released them because of theatres. I mean we don’t even know the reality of how they were made, what happened. Let’s be a little kinder I think,” she added.
Huma Qureshi’s last film Valimai which also starred Ajith . The film was successful in Tamil Nadu, but couldn’t do well in the Hindi film industry. Trade analyst Girish Johar said, “The content (of Valimai) is not something that the Hindi audience has not seen (before). Bollywood has been making hardcore commercial entertainers with fast-paced, sleek action sequences. Hindi belt is also exposed to the Hollywood kind of filmmaking. For them, it was another regular film.”
On the work front, Huma will next be seen in film like Tarla, Monica, O My Darling and Double XL. She is also said to be a part of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Heeramandi.