The silver screens will be a witness to different kinds of emotions from two movies that have hit the theatres today, September 20. Rajkumar Santoshi's Phata Poster Nikla Hero (PPNH) and Ritesh Batra's film The Lunchbox are the two Bollywood films that have clashed on the same day.
Phata Poster Nikla Hero is an action comedy starring Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D'cruz in the lead roles. On the other hand, we have The Lunchbox which is an out of the box love story which stars Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead roles.
We know that you may be in a dilemma while you are choosing between the two. So here we have for you a brief information on both the films. This may probably help you decide on the movie you really want to see.
The story of PPNH revolves around a Vishwas Rao who aspires to be an actor but situations lead him to become a fake cop. This triggers into many more instances that will bring you a package of action and comedy. This is said to be huge break for Shahid Kapoor who has had quite a few flops off late.
The Lunchbox movie's plot revolves around a love story of two people (Ila and Saajan) that takes place by exchanging letters through a dabba (lunch box).This epistolatory film has been received very well internationally as the film was even screened at 2013 Cannes Film Festival and 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
One hand you have a fun filled typical masala entertainer and on the other, you have a unique love story that goes beyond Bollywood entertainer. We have a put down a slide show with more details and images of both the films.
Have a look at the slide show and comment below and tell us which one you will watch.
Fall In Love With The Lunchbox
A mix up of lunch boxes is what sparks a love story of two people who have not met. This movie brings out nostalgia in most of us who have written letters, exchanged chits etc in the past.
The Lunchbox is a movie that deserves a standing ovation. The director has paid attention to all the tiny details in the movie and tells us a beautiful story that is so rare.
In Phata Poster Nikhla Hero, we see a new on screen couple - Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D'Cruz. This typical Bollywood entertainer has a a bit of romance in store for you.
In The Lunchbox, Nimrat Kaur will impress everyone with her brilliant performance on the big screen. She plays a lonely wife and has played the part perfectly. This Cadbury Dairy Milk ad girl surely has a long acting career.
Shahid's New Break?
The makers of PPNH have pretty high hopes for their movie. They say that Shahid has worked very hard for this movie and it will be his huge break after many flops in the past.
Bollywood, which is a clutter of dance, drama and masala surely benefits from having such a movie as The Lunchbox in its list. Its uniqueness is the film's USP.
Nargis Fakhri's Item number
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero will also entertain you with some dance numbers. Nargis Fakhri sets the dance floor ablaze as she dances in smoking hot black outfit for the item number 'Dhating Naach'.
Chocolate Boy's New Avatar
Shahid Kapoor will be seen donning a cop's uniform in a lot of scenes in PPNH. The actor also has quite a few bike scenes in the film.
Bow Down To Actors
The actors of The Lunchbox are just perfect for the roles they have played. Irrfan Khan andNawazuddin Siddiqui need no introduction when it comes to acting. This movie brings together talented actors who make a film so real.
What Will You Watch?
This weekend, are you going to laugh out loud by watching Phata Poster Nikhla Hero or have a complete meal by watching The Lunchbox?