Sarkar's limited raj!

By Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama News Network

Let me come to the point right away. The much-hyped, keenly-anticipated SARKAR RAJ hasn't taken the domestic box-office by storm, except in a few circuits. As pointed out in the 'B.O. Update', the film didn't open to the desired response. And this did catch a lot of people by surprise. In fact, the not-as-expected opening of SARKAR RAJ was the topic of discussion at the IIFA weekend in Bangkok.

In view of the fact that SARKAR had fetched an excellent start, one expected SARKAR RAJ to open equally well, somewhere in the 90% + range. While recording an interview with Priyadarshan and Akshaye Khanna [I pulled off a mini coup by bringing the two media-shy personalities to talk on camera], Priyan made a valid observation when I enquired why he attempted comedies again and again.

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