Karthik Calling Karthik to determine Vijay Lalwani’s next film

Bollywood director Vijay Lalwani who debuted with Karthik Calling Karthik has been visiting Mumbai theatres to get audience reaction about the film. The shape of his next film would depend on the final reaction to KCK.

Bollywood director Vijay Lalwani who debuted with Karthik Calling Karthik has been visiting Mumbai theatres to get audience reaction about the film. The shape of his next film would depend on the final reaction to KCK.

In a marked departure from the norm, the Karthik Calling Karthik director Vijay Lalwani has decided to alter his next script according to the public’s perceptions of his directorial debut.

The anxious director has in fact been visiting the theatres of Mumbai all weekend to gauge reactions. “The younger audiences seem to like the lighter first-half where Farhan Akhtar romances Deepika Padukone. The more serious second-half seems to be a kind of angst-filled journey for the protagonist as well as the audience.”

Says the director, “In the coming days I hope to learn from my mistakes, understand what the audiences have not liked in Karthik and modify my next script accordingly.”

Lalwani has two scripts ready. “One is an out-and-out romantic film, the other a thriller. Whichever I do, I’ll modulate after I assimilate audiences’ responses to Karthik Calling Karthik.”

-Subhash K Jha/ Sampurn Wire

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