Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Salman Khan aren’t all that different


Another similarity between these two is how these guys are at the center of various controversies. Both these men have a vast audience that dedicatedly follows their work and it’s mainly because they are looking forward to having a good time at the movies. Salman Khan has been controversy’s favourite child for decades now. Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali are the kind of men who will be remembered for their legacy in cinema. Bhansali, on the other hand, isn’t that different. Allow me to draw a few parallels between the two. Salman’s misjudged remarks and many of his actions have landed the actor in court. Salman’s critics and fans are both aware of the fact that story isn’t the hero in his films. Now fans of the art of cinema know that there is much more to the movies that the money it made or how pretty it looked, it is the package that clicks with us and there isn’t any formula for the same. That sounds familiar, doesn’t it? For over a year, the film has been in the news and most of it was because the director had to cross a hurdle every few months just to shoot and then release his project. Story telling isn’t his strongest suit and we have seen in his previous films that he excels in beautifying the frame rather than using it convey a message. ‘Bhai ki film’ has ‘Bhai’ as the hero doing ‘Bhai’ things which keeps his audience entertained repeatedly. Padmaavat isn’t a novel film. It’s the experience they are buying the tickets for. Every frame is picturesque and every element of the frame is chosen carefully to enhance the aesthetic appeal. An experience where a larger than life hero will emerge victorious no matter what the odds and Salman fulfills those expectations. These two are known for their films but usually stay relevant in the public memory because of their controversial episodes. Salman is applauded for the big box office numbers that are simply unmatched and Bhansali is appreciated for his strong aesthetics. If you ask a viewer about what happened in Tiger Zinda Hai or Sultan, they would simply describe them as ‘Salman type films’, which is a genre in itself. Salman Khan is often criticised for making the same film over and over again. That brings me to the headline of this article, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Salman Khan aren’t all that different. 2018-01-27T13:59:45+00:00″>
Updated: January 27, 2018 1:59 pm

With repetitive formulas and promises of selling an experience, Bhansali and Salman aren’t all that different. His strength lies in creating the most exquisite sets, costumes and jewelery that make your jaw drop in awe. His films are synonymous with grandeur and we are often served the same dish in a different setting. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Bhansali is one of the few directors who enjoys a genre to his name. But these two men seemed to have figured out what works for them and are completely unabashed in presenting it time and again. The director’s films are usually embroiled in controversy and even though he doesn’t invite them, he is always the one who ends up justifying his creative actions. They are in the movie theater to have an experience. Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Salman Khan are both put on a pedestal when it comes to Hindi cinema, for different reasons of course. He invites his viewers for a different kind of experience. Related News
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