Creativity is often thought of as a gift, an inspiration. But a lack of zeal, impatience, an urge to do more in less time, to achieve effect and to work less for it gives rise to blind imitation, which has been resented by thinkers, since the times of Plato.
In fact, as Deepak Chopra tells us, creativity is a fundamental aspect of reality itself. It is not the special property of gifted individuals, but an intrinsic dynamic within each of us and within all of nature. Creativity is that process through which the universe continually expresses its infinite self. Creativity is ceaseless and inexhaustible. It is an innate part of who and what we are.
Below we showcase some blatant mimicries that Bollywood produced in imitation of Hollywood Chartbuster Films
Baahubali : The Beginning/ Simon Birch: The Classic Picture of the Chosen Baby Boy Held up over water.
Murder 3- Jennifer’s Body: The Luscious Red lips Steeped in Murderous Blood
Dangal- Mud Man: The Man Steeped in Mud
Ra. One- Batman Begins: The Knight carrying his Lady Love
Ghajini- Hulk: Monsters in Forgetting
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara-Lords of Dogtown: The Three Men and Their Swagger
Mausam- Titanic: The Eternal Lovers
Rowdy Rathore- The Replacement Killers: The Beauty and The Beast(ly) Gentleman
Anjaana- Anjaani- An Education: The Lovers, and Their Eternal Beauty
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai- XYZ: Straight off The Mirror!
Agent Vinod- Johnny English: Parodies, the both of them
Jab Tak Hai Jaan- Special Forces: The Romance of War
In such a big budget industry as Bollywood, is too much for the audience to expect some creativity in the hallmark posters that is to act as the magnetic lure to the Cinema Halls?