Guess Who?

If there is anything that is more important than talent to succeed in our industry, it is work ethic. All of us know of countless cases of potentially great actors who fell by the wayside only because of their attitude problems or unprofessional ways; and conversely, many others who have survived and prospered for years by the sheer dint of their dependability and hassle-free working style.

The latest addition to the list of people that are hell bent on ruining their own careers is this actress who was cast in a soon-to-start film and dropped out at literally the eleventh hour. The reason apparently was that she was offered another, better paying, role that required her dates in the same window.

Well, in isolation, there is nothing wrong with picking one film over another but there is no way that you can do this when you have signed a contract, and a massive pre-production effort is underway to roll the film out as scheduled. Worse, this is no small-time film but an established franchise with some big names associated with it. So when word gets out, as it inevitably does, about the actress’s sense of commitment, you can imagine the likely reaction from other makers who may have planned to cast her.

Sigh… in such a high-risk field as films, the last thing one needs is to be your own worst advocate. 

Box Office India
Collection Chart
As on 14th October, 2017
FilmsWeekWeeklyTotal
Chef14.90Cr4.90Cr
Tu Hai Mera Sunday118.37LK18.37LK
2016 The End14.20Lk4.20Lk
Call For Fun13.55LK3.55LK
CRD12.21LK2.21LK
Muavza - Zameen Ka Paisa11.14LK1.14LK
More

Featured Video

Most Viewed Articles

Today

Last 7 Days

Last 30 Days

Twitter

Box Office India's Twitter avatar
Box Office India
@boxofficeindia

Grand plans for #Cinekornt.co/DehNyt0bar

Facebook

Instagram

This Week’s Issue

Trade Gup

  • It’s going to happen: SRK, Hirani to team up
  • Abbas-Mustan may direct Akshay in whodunit
  • Katrina or Kareena in YRF’s film with Siddharth Anand?
  • Finally, Ekta Kapoor, Anees Bazmee to work together
  • Not one, not two, but three films on November 10
  • Ekta, Alankrita want to repeat their success story

IN CONVERSATION

  • Rohit Shetty says Golmaal was a happy accident for him
  • Paakhi Tyrewala discusses her Pahuna journey

Spotlight

  • Sharad Kelkar plays a tricky role in Bhoomi
  • Anjali Patil reflects on her inspiration for Newton
  • Newton’s Pankaj Tripathi ‘humanises’ his character

Straight News

  • Rashmi Kulkarni to join Priyanka Chopra
  • NOVA Cinemaz debuts in Almora , launches miniplex
  • Siddharth Roy Kapur re-elected as guild president
  • Hrithik, Tiger in YRF’s next, an action-thriller
  • Jio, Roy Kapur Films in deal for video content
  • Lehren celebrates 30 years in industry