Urmila Matondkar, Sanjay Dutt, Aamir Khan
Bollywood industry is the biggest industry in the country, there is no doubt about it. Hindi films are released on a large scale and reach a large audience. In such a situation, it has been seen from the beginning that many successful South stars have entered Bollywood. Be it KJ Yesudas and SP Balasubramaniam in singing, or AR Rahman in music, or artists like Sridevi, Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth and Nagarjuna in acting. All these artists also got a lot of love from the Hindi audience. But there was also a director from South who made films in Bollywood. This director was quite successful in South, but let us know how his condition was in Bollywood.
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Ram Gopal Varma made some such films during the 90s which not only gave big stars to the industry but also those Hindi films became the heritage of Indian cinema. The director did not start his career as a film director. He went to Nigeria to earn money. Here he got an idea and built a rental library in Hyderabad. This made it easier for him that his contacts with people from the film world started increasing. His father was the sound editor of Annapurna Studios.
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After this, Ram Gopal Varma's interest gradually increased towards films. After working as an assistant director in 2 films, Ramu made his first film with Nagarjuna. The name of the film was Shiva. His very first film did wonders. Not only was this film a superhit but it was also the highest grossing film of Telugu industry. After this, Ramu's car started moving. This film was also made in Hindi and it got good response in Hindi also.
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Aamir's entry into Bollywood with Rangeela
Although his South films were also being made in Hindi, there came a time when he made his Bollywood debut with a bang. The name of the film was Rangeela. In this, Aamir Khan, Jackie Shroff and Urmila Matondkar were in lead roles. The popularity of the film was such that it won 7 Filmfare Awards and later its remake was also made in Hollywood. After this he made films like Daud, Satya, Kaun and Mast. His film Sarkar, released in 2005, was also much talked about.
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After this, none of his films could do any wonders on a large scale. He did a total of 34 films in his Bollywood career, out of which 29 films were flops. After the film Satya, he is still looking for a big hit. In between, his films were either semi-hits or average. But no film could get the title of hit. Talking about his later films, it includes films like Darna Jaarnaar Hai, Nishabd, Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag, Darling, Phoonk, Rakta Charitra, Department, Bhoot Returns and D Company. Talking about directors, they still make films today. In the year 2024, he is in discussion about Viewham.
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