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    B'wood Filmmakers Haven't Attempted To Release Pan India Films: Ajay On South Vs North Cinema

    Ajay Devgn
    Sunil Aswal
    April12/ 2022

    New Delhi: Commenting on the rising popularity of south films in the Bollywood-ruled north India, superstar Ajay Devgn on Monday said the reason behind the success of the non-Hindi movies here is the pan India promotional strategy. When asked that southern audiences are yet to warm up to the films from the north, Devgn said, “It’s nothing like that.” The 53-year-old actor-director, who recently featured in a pivotal role in the pan India blockbuster “RRR”, said filmmakers from the south plan the script of their films to reach out to audiences beyond language barriers. “It’s not that films from here (north) are not going there (to the south). In my opinion, nobody has attempted to release a film from the north down south on a big scale. “If someone will try in future, it will definitely happen because their films are good and are doing well here. Our films too are working. If they have to release the films in the north, they take actors from the north also and they plan the script accordingly so that it works pan India,” Devgn told reporters here. He was speaking at the second trailer launch of his upcoming directorial “Runway 34”, billed as an edge-of-the-seat thriller. Rakul Preet Singh, who also stars in the film, was present at the event as well. Inspired by a true incident from 2015, the movie revolves around Captain Vikrant Khanna (Devgn), a flying prodigy, whose flight takes a mysterious course after take-off from an international destination. Asked to choose between acting and direction, Devgn said he loves them both. The actor-filmmaker, who has also produced the movie via his Ajay Devgn Ffilms, said he is not scared of hard work. He made his directorial debut in 2008 with “U Me Aur Hum” and followed it up with his 2016 a ...

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