Rajkummar Rao starrer Bheed failed to draw a crowd on opening day, despite the bulk of critics giving it favorable reviews. The film’s opening day take, which was a dismal 15 lakh, was directed by Anubhav Sinha. To be considered a superhit, the movie must gross at least 40 crore rupees after production costs of 35 crore rupees.
Mrs. Chatterjee Vs. Norway, starring Rani Mukerji, on the other hand, had a prosperous first week. While crossing close to 10 crores. Now airing in theatres is the movie Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar, which has earned over 181 crores globally. Bheed competes against Shazam! and other well-known Hollywood celebrities. Chapter 4 of John Wick and the Wrath of the Gods.
Rajkummar Rao starrer in black and white to potray pain
Rajkummar Rao starrer Bheed, according to India Today, is a “black-and-white film containing all the colors of misery.” At the same time, E Times calls it a “brave picture of the hardship of migrant laborers under lockdown.” The movie receives a four-star rating from NDTV, which compliments it for having a “gutsy, multi-pronged narrative.” According to News18, Anubhav Sinha’s movie “will make you uncomfortable, but for all the right reasons.” Bheed “moves beyond euphemism phrases like bold,” claims Film Companion.
Hindustan Times claims that Anubhav Sinha’s film Bheed paints a challenging yet intriguing depiction of the challenges faced by migrant workers in India. The more profound socioeconomic issues presented by Sinha’s movie. Also touch on the prejudices and emotional problems that underlay stereotypes of migrant labor. The more extensive social mechanisms that contribute to the agony. Those who walked for days to get home during times of crisis are also explored in the film.
CBFC made various changes
Meanwhile, there was some controversy around the movie’s release. A number of changes were made to the film before it was released. By the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). Including the elimination of profanity and nudity, and the censorship of the word “Jihad”. The removal of all references to political figures like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Mayor Arvind Kejriwal.
A list that has been circulating on social media claims that they also edited the conversation that compared the lockdown to India’s split and erased photographs of migrant workers being hit by police and police violence.