MUMBAI – MAHARASHTRA – INDIA SEPTEMBER 02, 2015 07.00 P.M.
Mumbai is flooded with acting institutes. Everyday a new acting institute mushrooms and starts claiming that it is the best one. There are few old ones also. Though, they have passed their prime but still claim to be in the race. Then there are few upstart trainers, who have delusion of grandeur and success. It is but natural that aspiring actors get confused and are hoodwinked by these con trainers. These “Bunty & Bablis” try every trick from the book and sometimes succeed also in trapping these aspirants.
Therefore it becomes imperative to chronicle true success stories to save gullible students from the clutches of unscrupulous and con acting trainers. I am writing this blog so that such ARVIND KEJARIWALS of acting training should get exposed and shouldn’t go unchallenged.
When ” Bajrangi Bhaijaan “ got released and took the box office by storm, there were several articles in the news papers. It collected 100 crores by the first weekend and thus became the 1st ever Hindi film to enter THE BIG CLUB so quickly.
Bombay Times, dated July 21, 2015, published an article about THE BIG CLUB. It chronicled all the 35 Hindi movies till date, which are the biggest earners.
Out of 35 films, there is 1 film in 300 Crore Club / 1 film in 250 Crore Club / 3 films in 200 Crore Club / 7 films in 150 Crore Club and 23 films in 100 Crore Club .
I am so happy to announce and stating this fact with great pride that out of these 35 block-buster films, there are only 3 films which have no students of mine [ JUST 3 FILMS ]. These films are ” Ghajini ” , ” Holiday ” and ” Ek Villain “ . Apart from these 3 films my students are there in all the remaining 32 films. This is unparalleled feat. This is unprecedented success story. This is so humbling as an acting trainer. I don’t think any other acting trainer can claim such humongous success story. Even FTII, Pune [ Film & television Institute of India ] can claim such success in recent times. FTII gave many luminaries to the film industry but that was eons ago. It was during Shri Roshan Taneja’s time. This so-called premier (?) acting institute’s recent accomplishments are negligible compared to mine.
I am giving the whole list of films published in the July 21, 2015 issue of Bombay Times. Name of my students working in these films are also mentioned. It is now for the discerning public to judge the facts.
PK = Anushka Sharma / Ranbir Kapoor [ S.A.]
Dhoom 3 = Katrina Kaif / Uday Chopra
Kick = Jacqueline Fernandez
Chennai Express = Nikitin Dheer / Rohit Shetty / Shekhar Ravjiani
3 Idiots = Kareena Kapoor Khan
Ek Tha Tiger = Katrina Kaif
Happy New Year = Sonu Sood / Shekhar Ravjiani
Krrish 3 = Hritik Roshan / Vivek Oberoi / Priyanka Chopra
Yej Jawaani Hai Deewani = Ranbir Kapoor / Kalki Koechlin
Dabangg 2 = Arbaaz Khan / Kareena Kapoor / Flora Saini / Nikitin Dheer
Tanu Weds Manu Returns = Jimmy Sheirgill / Eijaz Khan
Bajrangi Bhaijaan = Kareena Kapoor Khan
Bang Bang = Hritik Roshan / Katrina Kaif / Jimmy Sheirgill / Shekhar ravjiani
Boduguard = Kareena Kapoor / Hazel Keech / Katrina Kaif [ S.A. ]
Dabangg = Arbaaz Khan / Sonu Sood
Singham Returns = Kareena Kapoor Khan / Rohit Shetty
Rowdy Rathore = Kareena Kapoor Khan [ S.A. ]
Agneepath = Hritik Roshan / Priyanka Chopra / Katrina Kaif [ S.A. ]
Ready = Arbaaz Khan / Arya Babbar / Nikitin Dheer / Kishan Kumar
RA.ONE = Kareena Kapoor / Arjun Rampal / Shekhar Ravjiani / Priyanka Chopra [ S.A. ]
Ghajini = XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Housefull 2 = John Abraham / Jacqueline Fernandez / Shazahn Padamsee / Sajid Khan
Holiday = XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Ram Leela = Priyanka Chopra [ S.A. ]
Don 2 = Priyanka Chopra / Kunal Kapoor / Hritik Roshan [ S.A. ]
Jai Ho = Daisy Shah / Genelia Deshmukh / Pulkit Samrat / Tulip Joshi / Vikas Bhalla / Ashmit Patel / Vatsal Sheth
Barfi = Ranbir Kapoor / Priyanka Chopra
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag = Sonam Kapoor / Divya Dutta
Golmaal 3 = Kareena Kapoor Khan / Rohit Shetty
Jab Tak Hai Jaan = Katrina Kaif / Anushka Sharma
ABCD 2 = Varun Dhawan / Pooja Batra [ S.A. ]
2 States = Alia Bhatt / Arjun Kapoor
Bol Bachchan = Krushna Abhishek / Jeetu Verma / Rohit Shetty
Singham = Sudhanshu Pandey / Rohit Shetty
Ek Villain = XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
In total my 81 students appeared in above mentioned 32 films. Out of these 81 students, ROHIT SHETTY, SAJID KHAN & ARBAAZ KHAN are film directors. KISHAN KUMAR & ARBAAZ KHAN are producers and SHEKHAR RAVJIANI [ Vishal-Shekhar fame ] is the music director. Rest are actors.
On behalf of all the students & staff of VIDUR Acting Institute , VIDUR Editing Studio , VIDUR Club and VIDUR Merchandise, I congratulate my above mentioned 81 students .
May God bless them !!
[ I have taken the list of films from Bombay Times. I express my gratitude. S.A. in red stands for SPECIAL APPEARANCE. ]
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