We are inching closer to the end of 2018. This year saw the release of a huge number of movie. But, not every film can be a hit. Few films failed to create an impact in the market but managed to do decent business through their fan following and stardom in the industry. Unsurprisingly there were many flops than hits this year. Here are movies which released amid high expectations but fell flat post release. Presenting to you…
2018 Big Budget Movies Which Tanked At Box Office
Thugs of Hindostan: Aamir Khan's Thugs of Hindostan was reportedly made with a budget of Rs 400 Crores. The film was rejected by every section of audiences. Though the film had a dream cast including the likes of Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina nothing could save the movie fortunes at the ticket window. It was a complicated period drama which looked impressive but appealed neither to fans of the original nor newcomers.
Race-3: Salman Khan is not known for his Eid releases but also for his movies turning into blockbuster hits. Race too released amid huge expectations. Even though its prequels raked in substantial moolah at the box office, the latest instalment from the franchise failed to appease the audience. Even though a section of the media claimed that the movie collected a whopping Rs 303 crores at the box office, there is no official confirmation about the same.
Kaala: Rajinikanth who enjoys a solid fan following across the world made his name into a brand at Tamil Nadu box office. While Kaala was reportedly made on a budget of Rs 140 Cr, the film turned out to be a disaster at the box office. The film was directed by Pa Ranjith and produced by actor Dhanush. The film sunk without a trace.
Agnyaathavaasi: This film was touted to be the last film of Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan before he entered politics full time. Expectations increased manifold over the fact that renowned director Trivikram Srinivas was anchoring the project. Unfortunately, the film wasn't liked by the audiences and critics. Keerthy Suresh, Anu Emmanuel and Aadhi were part of the film, which was made with a budget of Rs 70 Crores. The film tanked at the box office.
Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India: Despite playing on the patriotic sentiment in which Allu Arjun played an angry soldier with anger management issues, the film failed miserably. The reviews were mixed from critics but most of the people didn't go to watch because of negative word of mouth. The filmmakers reportedly invested Rs 69 Crores on the film, But the film failed to rake in required numbers at the box office despite good content. The result of the film sent Bunny into a state of hibernation as his fans were hugely disappointed over his poor selection of the script.