Failure of the (imaginary) thought process: How Mary Kom film became a joke
Priyanka Chopra-starrer Mary Kom, a biopic on the five-time world champion, has turned out to be too dramatic. Stretching our imagination, we try to figure out exactly how the filmmakers ended up with a joke like this.bollywood Updated: Sep 09, 2014 15:57 IST
It has been two days since the release of Sanjay Leela Bansali's latest production venture: a biopic on five-time world champion
And, most reviews have agreed on one point: had it not claimed to be a biopic of ace boxer Mary Kom, it wouldn't have received this much of criticism.
Truly, the movie has turned out to be too dramatic for one "based on the life of a woman boxing champion".
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Stretching our imagination, we try to figure out exactly what went wrong and how producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali and debutant director Omung Kumar went totally overboard - only to land in a mess and make a Bollywood-ised joke of the woman and fighter that MC Mary Kom is.
Here is the chain of thoughts the filmmakers could have encountered during the production stage.