Ever since the release of Anurag Basu's Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif starrer Jagga Jasoos, opinion has been divided on the film. The last time this happened was probably during Imtiaz Ali's Tamasha.
While some critics outrightly declared it as a masterpiece, some felt the film was a tad too long and wasn't tied together too well.
If you ask Ranbir's father, Rishi Kapoor, chances are he'll snap at you as he has already blasted Anurag Basu for being an 'irresponsible' filmmaker who didn't quite deliver what everyone was expecting.
At the box-office, it's another story altogether. After having a decent 30 crore plus weekend, the film failed to sustain the momentum and couldn't get anywhere near the 100 crore mark.
Weekend 2: ₹ 7.09 cr
Total: ₹ 53.38 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 24, 2017
In all this, Basu had maintained a stoic silence. Until now. Early in the evening, he finally broke his silence and addressed the polarising response his adventure-drama has generated.
Sorry i ws out of radar Thank U so much for ur love and appreciation for #JaggaJassos its like oxygen for Me Right now.Tight Hugs!— anurag basu (@basuanurag) July 26, 2017
& for those who disliked it ,hugs for them too,cuz ur rejection paves the way for my next and I promise i'll try not to disappoint you.— anurag basu (@basuanurag) July 26, 2017
Jagga would approve of the hugs.
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