In 2023, Shah Rukh Khan, the undisputed “King of Bollywood,” marked his triumphant return to the silver screen after a four-year hiatus. His films, Pathaan and Jawan, not only broke box office records but collectively earned over 1000 crores, reaffirming Khan’s position as a megastar. As the anticipation for his upcoming film, Dunki, with acclaimed director Rajkumar Hirani, reaches a crescendo, there are some negative comments as well.
Shah Rukh Khan’s return to the big screen was nothing short of a cinematic spectacle. The dual release of Pathaan and Jawan showcased Khan’s versatility and his class. The audience was captivated by the blend of action, drama, and emotion in both films, catapulting them to the coveted 1000-crore club. Khan’s ability to seamlessly portray diverse characters reaffirmed his standing as the quintessential Bollywood icon.
The announcement of Dunki created ripples in the entertainment industry, primarily because it marks the first collaboration between Shah Rukh Khan and the acclaimed director Rajkumar Hirani. The anticipation soared as fans and critics alike eagerly awaited the union of two powerhouses in Indian cinema.
The release of the Dunki trailer set social media abuzz with discussions and speculations. While some expressed enthusiasm, others voiced reservations, citing an oversaturation of mass-produced action flicks. A notable sentiment was the desire for a departure from the norm, with some deeming the trailer underwhelming.
The virtual battleground of opinions on social media showcased a divided audience. A segment of viewers believed that Dunki represented a much-needed shift in Bollywood, offering a refreshing slice-of-life narrative. They highlighted the touching teaser as evidence that the film could restore Bollywood to its former grandeur.
Contrastingly, criticisms emerged, with some comparing Dunki to other upcoming releases, particularly Prabhas’ Salaar. Despite the comparisons, supporters of Shah Rukh Khan asserted their unwavering belief in his ability to deliver a cinematic masterpiece.
Some Fans Lash Out At Shah Rukh Khan’s Starrer ‘Dunki’ Trailer
Amidst the diverse opinions, one unifying factor emerged – the excitement among internet users. Many expressed their eagerness to experience Dunki in cinemas, emphasizing the need for a film that transcends the conventional Bollywood narrative. The online community collectively agreed that Shah Rukh Khan and Rajkumar Hirani were poised to deliver a memorable cinematic experience.
It’s nonsense from the start & even corporate bookings can’t prevent it 4rm being an all time disasters
— Ravi @🔥🔥Prabhas Army 🔥🔥🦕 (@RaviPrabhas333) December 5, 2023
Result : #Pathaan ~1050crs (ATBB) , Adipurush ~450crs (Disaster)
They hyped Salaar against #Jawan
Result: #Jawan ~ 1180crs (ATBB), Salaar Postponed
They are hyping #Salaar and few others
— Aman (@amanaggar02) December 4, 2023
Sonup in First Video on YT calling #DunkiTrailer Diasaster , Video Got deleted.
He uploaded new video now calling #Dunki blockbuster.
What a Shame , What a Desperate star. pic.twitter.com/UYJ5TLMHLN
— Its Raj..! (@LoyalSalmanFan1) December 5, 2023