List of Movie Sequels That Didn’t Perform Well In The Theatres

The film is still considered one of the best comedies ever written.

The film is still considered one of the best comedies ever written.

Hungama 2 starring Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty, Meezaan Jaffrey and Pranita Subhash failed to enthrall the audience on its opening day at the theatres.

Movie sequels are nothing new to Bollywood. Many great movies have had sequels and were appreciated by the audience. However, over the years there have been films whose sequels fared poorly in theatres. After the success of the first film, its sequels were made, but this sequel failed miserably at the box office. At the same time, the filmmakers had to deal with public backlash regarding the plot of the sequel. let’s take a look at it today Bollywood Films whose sequels failed to impress the audience in the theaters and ended up being big flops.

Hungama 2

Director Priyadarshan’s multistarrer comedy film Hungama, released in the year 2003, got a lot of love from the audience. The film is still considered one of the best comedies ever written. Starring Akshaye Khanna, Paresh Rawal, Aftab Shivdasani and Rimi Sen in lead roles, Shakti Kapoor, Rajpal Yadav, Tiku Talsania and Shoma Anand in supporting roles, the film was a delightful journey.

After this, the sequel of Hungama was made in the year 2021. However, the film failed to woo the audience on its opening day in theatres. Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty, Meezan Jaffrey and Pranitha Subhash were in lead roles in this film. The film received negative reviews from critics who criticized the writing, direction and performances of Hungama 2.

welcome back

Nana Patekar, Akshay Kumar, Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Katrina Kaif, Feroz Khan and Mallika Sherawat starrer comedy film Welcome was released in 2007. Directed by Anees Bazmee, this comedy was a super hit. People watch this film with great interest even today.

After the success of this film, Anees Bazmee made the sequel Welcome Back in 2015. The film featured an ensemble cast including Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, John Abraham, Shruti Haasan, Shiney Ahuja and Ankita Srivastava, Dimple Kapadia, Paresh Rawal and Naseeruddin Shah. But the audience did not like this sequel at all. Welcome Back performed very poorly at the box office.

Love Aaj Kal

Love Aaj Kal, a romantic drama directed by Imtiaz Ali, starring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone was a major commercial success at the box office in 2009 in the lead roles. The audience liked the pairing and chemistry of Saif and Deepika. The film was very popular among the younger generation.

This was followed by the sequel of the film Love Aaj Kal 2 starring Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan which released on Valentine’s Day 2020 and flopped badly at the box office.

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