Rohit Dhawan’s Desi Boyz shows the two heroes, Akshay Kumar and John Abraham, resorting to the oldest profession to make money. Do you think, the Indian audience is ready to accept heroes playing male escorts?
Komal Nahta: Akshay Kumar and John Abraham play male escorts in Desi Boyz only a few reels of the film – and for a reason. Those who’ve seen the film feel, those scenes have been handled carefully so as not to hurt the audience’s sensibilities.
Will Eros cover its investment in Rockstar?
Komal Nahta: Eros may well cover its cost in Rockstar but the additional money Shree Ashtavinayak spent (over and above the budget) may not be recovered because collections have dropped dramatically.
Why did no big film release last week?
Komal Nahta: Probably, no big producer wanted to be sandwiched between Rockstar (two weeks ago) and Desi Boyz (of this week)!