Directed by famous secret superstar Advait Chandan, ‘Lal Singh Chaddha’ is shown in theaters. The film starring Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Naga Chaitanya is actually the official Bollywood remake of Robin Wright’s Tom Hanks and Forrest Gump Hollywood classic. Forrest Gump is also one of the most watched and appreciated movies in the world including India. This is why after Lal Singh Chaddha’s trailer, many people raised doubts about Aamir-Kareena’s looks and acting.
Trends related to Lal Singh Chaddha look strong on social media. By the way, the movie is receiving opposition on social media due to some old statements by Aamir, Hindu-Muslim reasons, and the content of the remake along with the original movie. After the release, user reviews of Lal Singh Chaddha also started popping up on social platforms. Now if we look at these reviews, the apprehensions raised in the ongoing protest against Aamir’s film over the past few days seem to be right. Let us know that in the social and critical review of Lal Singh Chaddha, what were the four fears of the people that now start to seem correct.
Aamir Khan in Laal Singh Chaddha.
#1. Very bad remake of Forrest Gump
After the trailer for Lal Singh Chaddha came out, this movie was said to be a poor remake of Forrest Gump. Many had previously questioned that in the kind of movies that Bollywood and Aamir have been making, there is no way that Bollywood can adapt the story of Forrest Gump as Lal Singh Chaddha. Political reasons are also important. Bollywood has always avoided taking political lines in movies.
People are also writing on social media that Aamir’s Lal Singh Chaddha is the worst and cheapest copy of all the Hollywood-inspired movies Bollywood has made so far. You can’t even call it Hindi Forest Gump. Some said it would have been better if Aamir had bought the rights to make the story and had it made and sold as Lal Singh Chaddha. So maybe some of the good things seen in the movie would have worked and could have benefited. But to cash in on Forrest Gump’s legacy, he made a “creative mistake,” according to Bollywood.
#two. Aamir-Kareena acting embarrassing
Depending on the content, the performances of Aamir-Kareena and Tom Hanks-Robin Wright were also compared. People are getting very angry on social media. People wrote: Aamir has taken on the character of Forrest as Lal Singh in a very funny way. Tom Hanks’ body language was soft in the original movie. But Aamir’s body language as Lal Singh is clearly visible. He sometimes gets irritated. Those who did not like acting on social networks wrote: It seems that Aamir has nothing to do anymore. He is repeating the Bollywood acting formula. Some people even wrote: Kareena doesn’t even seem to be trying to touch the character of Robin Wright, which is the life of Forrest Gump.
#3. The duration of the film is like facing each other in the cinema.
Before the release, people were also questioning the length of Lal Singh Chaddha. In some reactions it is said that it is torture to see a weak story in the cinema for 2 hours 44 minutes. If a lot of things were cut out of the movie, what difference would it make to the story? Rather, the audience would be relieved due to the short length of the film. Some viewers wrote: If the story was accurate and entertaining, the audience would not have been uncomfortable watching a long movie.
#4. The India voyage does not appear in the story.
Before the arrival of Lal Singh Chaddha, the audience was also questioning the points that Aamir failed to add a story and context like Forrest Gump to his film. Some people gave political reasons and some people gave their attitude to Bollywood. According to people, Bollywood does not have the power of political social criticism.
Now, after seeing Lal Singh Chaddha, people’s apprehensions are proving correct. Forrest Gump also has the history of the United States as a nation along with an individual. It has also stuck with facts and logic in the original movie. But Lal Singh Chaddha does not see such a clear journey for India as a nation.
By the way, there is no shortage of reviews of trolls on social networks, which are considered right and wrong due to anti-Muslim Hindu and unpatriotic reasons.
What can be said about these statements from those who praise Aamir?
There is no shortage of people praising Lal Singh Chaddha. Following the release of Aamir’s movie, his fans are leading a trend on Twitter. The trend is: #BetterThanTheOriginal where Aamir’s movie is said to be better than the original movie. There are many tweets about the trend. However, here the critics are not less. He seems to be saying that calling Lal Singh Chaddha better than Forrest Gump is nothing but praise for himself.