Mukkabaaz director Anurag Kashyap: We have more sports films than medals

In population, we come after China but in medal tally, we always lag behind. The film comes from that irony. But Kashyap is certain that his work is not the result of a formula that Bollywood seems to have cracked. When asked if the essence of sports films often gets overshadowed by patriotism, the director said that nationalism has actually become a formula now for Bollywood and the country. So, this film comments on that too but never gets overshadowed by it.”
Mukkabaaz, starring Ravi Kishan, Vineet Singh and debutante Zoya Hussain, will arrive in theaters on January 12. “Patriotism has become a formula now. It’s only in our country that the sportsmen travel in economy class and the people taking them fly business class. “There is a problem in our sports system. 2017-12-07T19:28:27+00:00″>
Published: December 7, 2017 7:28 pm

Anurag Kashyap talks about his upcoming film, Mukkabaaz. “We get a little something and burst into celebrations. Why can’t we produce sportsmen?” said Kashyap. The film comes from that sad situation. “We have more sports movies than medals. We go crazy. That formula has now come into films and in real life too. A small medal is celebrated so much that the person who won that doesn’t even qualify the next time. “We worked under the radar for the film for a long time. Related News
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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd At the trailer launch of Mukkabaaz, which Anurag Kashyap has also co-produced with Aanand L Rai, the director said the film explores the problems in the system that dissuades aspiring sportspersons from following their dreams. From MS Dhoni to Dangal, Bollywood has successfully churned out one sports film after the other.