Did you know Shekar Kapur was offered Rs 300 crore to make ‘Mr India 2’? | Hindi Movie News – Times of India

Cinema is a powerful tool that leaves an impression even years after its release. The 1987 released ‘Mr India’ is certainly one of them. The fans of this movie have been waiting for its sequel for decades. Even the producers wished to invest in ‘Mr India 2.’
Starring Anil Kapoor and Sridevi, the film was made when CGI, special effects, or a green screen were an alien concept.Written by Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar, the movie was ahead of its time.
Recently, taking to the micro-blogging site X Shekhar Kapoor revealed he was offered Rs 300 crore to make ‘Mr India 2.’ This happened when one of the netizens wrote to Shekhar Kapoor, “Sir with due respect, don’t you think after a film ends, if it leaves you with the feeling of revisiting it, is the true assessment of the job well done?”
To this, the director said, “It’s film that emotionally move generations, that define an age. Those are the important films. And Shah Rukh Khan has done quite a few. I was offered 300cr to make Mr India 2, claiming they will make their money back in just 3 weeks I said 3 weeks? but Mr India has lasted 30 years.”

Prior to this, Shekhar Kapoor shared a tweet praising SRK and his performance in ‘Jawan’. He wrote, “If this guy even read a telephone directory, I would get up and cheer’ A fan exclaimed loudly as @iamsrk came on screen, watching #Jawan in Leicester Sq in London .. the whole audience seem to agree ..The audience response to @iamsrk is overwhelming ..”

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