It's Bollywood Vs Hollywood at the box-office today. On one hand, we have Amitabh Bachchan starrer thriller movie Badla, which also stars Taapsee Pannu in a lead role. While at the other, there is Captain Marv el, which is apart of the Marvel Cinematic Universe which is a phenomenon in itself. Trade analysts believe that Captain Marvel will take centre stage as it gets a much wider release than Badla in India and that too in four languages namely English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The producers Disney expect the film to crack open the box-office. Says a source from Disney, “Captain Marvel is Marvel’s first woman superhero film. And, we expect it to be every bit as successful all across the world as DC’s Wonder Woman.” Nonetheless, Amitabh Bachchan enjoys huge fan following and with the likes of Sujoy Ghosh and Taapsee Pannu, we can surely think of a box-offoce explode.
Badla is presented by Red Chillies Entertainment in association with Azure Entertainment, produced by Gauri Khan, Sunir Kheterpal and Akshai Puri, the crime thriller is directed by Sujoy Ghosh, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu. Badla is the story of Naina Sethi who is blamed for the murder of her lover and is caught in a conspiracy. Badal Gupta played by Amitabh Bachchan is a lawyer and is also Naina Sethi aka Taapsee Pannu’s last hope of coming out from the legal mess. However, amidst all this, who murdered Naina’s lover is the story of the film. Badla is the remake of the Spanish film The Invisible Guest.
Starring Brie Larson, Captain Marvel is one of the most awaited movies the year. Based on Marvel Comics it surrounds the life of former US Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers. Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, it movie also stars Samuel L Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn and Djimon Hounsou.