These days, Industry has witnessed a shift in preferences, and one thing that has emerged is that all kinds of films can do well, provided the budget is kept in control. And one key factor that is a major contributor is keeping a check is effective planning and wrap up of shooting schedules.
Last year, during the trailer launch of Housefull 3, Akshay Kumar had said that films should not take 300-400 days to complete, leaving everyone surprised. However, staying true to his word, he wraps up work on his films in record time, and interestingly, all those films have been successful too.
So let’s took a look at recent releases where lead actors finished shooting in less than two months
1) Nawazuddin Siddiqui Shweta Tripathi – Haraamkhor
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Nawazuddin Siddiqui – Shweta Tripathi starrer Haraamkhor, which was a student teacher story with a twist, was shot in record 16 days. However, it is a different story that the release of the film was stalled for a long time because of the tussle with CBFC.
2) Kangana Ranaut – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
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Kangana Ranaut’s biggest hit till date, Tanu Weds Manu Returns was shot in a span of just 30 days. Interestingly, the Aanand L Rai directorial starrer Kangana in a lead role, and was shot in various location in Delhi and UP, yet the shoot took only 30 days to wrap up.
3) Akshay Kumar – Jolly LLB 2
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Staying true to his word on fast wrap ups, Akshay Kumar wrapped up shooting his part for the film in record 30 days, and since his part had the lion’s share, the rest of the film was wrapped up pretty fast too.
4) Akshay Kumar – Housefull 3
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Once again, Akshay Kumar wrapped up shooting of this multistarrer in 38 days flat. Interestingly, during the trailer launch of the film, he revealed that maaking the trailer took longer than shooting Akshay’s part in the whole film.
5) Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor – Ki and Ka
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R Balki’s Ki and Ka, which starrer Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan in lead roles was shot in just 45 days, which also included some segments which were shot in Dubai.
6) Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor – Finding Fanny
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Homi Adajania’s satire, which starred Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Naseeruddin Shah starrer Finding Fanny, which was set in a Goan village, was filmed in only 45 days. Now, considering the huge star cast of the film, that is a commendable feat.