Film made on Indo-Pak partition, praised by critics, even after winning National Award, box office boom

Mumbai. Manoj Bajpayee has become a big star in the acting world today. But Manoj Bajpayee has struggled for years to reach here. Manoj Bajpayee worked with Urmila Matondkar in the film Pinjar released in the year 2003. This film of director Chandra Prakash Dwivedi, who made classic serials like Chanakya, proved to be a flop at the box office.

However, the film was well received by the critics. Not only this, Pinjar was also awarded the Filmfare Award in 2004, the next year of its release. Even after this the film was a flop. Made with a budget of Rs 12 crore, the film Pinjar earned only Rs 6 crore. Made on the partition of India-Pakistan, this film was based on Amrita Pritam’s book Pinjar Ki Kahani. The makers had high hopes from this film.

The film was a hit at the box office

Although this film flopped at the box office. Many controversies also came to the fore regarding this film. Manoj Bajpayee’s face was cut from the DVD cassette and post of the film. Manoj Bajpayee had expressed his displeasure on this. Also, Manoj Bajpayee was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for this film. Regarding this also, Manoj Bajpayee objected and said that I was not supporting in this film but was in the lead role.

Manisha Korayla was offered the film

Before Urmila Matondkar, this film was offered to Manisha Korayla. But Manisha Korayla refused to do this film. After this Urmila was cast in it. People did not like this film much, but even after that the discussion of this film continued. Even after winning the Filmfare Award, the film remained in the limelight. Even after 20 years the film is remembered. The film’s director Chandra Prakash Dwivedi’s film Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan was released recently. Which was rejected by the audience and flopped badly at the box office. Chandra Prakash Dwivedi had held Akshay Kumar responsible for the film.

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