In the programme, Anand Kumar helps brilliant but underprivileged children prepare for the IIT entrance examination. Clearly, the only way this film would have got made was to have an A-list male star fronting it, and Roshan has had enough practice in being earnest in previous roles to carry off a part like this. But his earnestness comes off rehearsed. He wrote, “#Super30 is super-strong on [second] Fri… Biz should witness significant growth on [second] Sat and Sun… Will comfortably cross ₹ 💯 cr mark in Week 2… [Week 2] Fri 4.51 cr. Advertising
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh posted the film’s figures on his Twitter account. Shubhra wrote, “The brown-facing of the fair-skinned Hrithik Roshan is a clear and present problem. He’s almost always Hrithik-playing-Anand, not managing to tamp down his starriness, not because he’s not capable of it, but because the film’s insistence on making him a hero all the time. The Indian Express film critic Shubhra Gupta gave Super 30 two stars. The less said.”
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After facing Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh, it now has a new competitor in the form of Disney’s The Lion King, which is almost certain to take a lead. India biz.”
Directed by Vikas Bahl, the film is based on the life and work of mathematician Anand Kumar, who runs a programme called Super 30 in Patna. Super 30 had an average opening, but it has since improved due to positive buzz and good word-of-mouth. And that ‘Bihari’ accent?