You must be living in a vanvas (exile) if you don’t know about the movie Adipurush. There has been a lot of buzz about this movie for a long time. It is not only because of the big star cast that the movie has but also because it is based on the Hindu epic, Ramayana. The movie was made with a big budget (approx. ₹600 crore) & it narrates the story of the original Ramayana with modern VFX techniques.
Could you imagine seeing Ravana with 10 heads in VFX!!?
Adipurush is a retelling of the epic Hindu mythology, the Ramayana. The movie aims to showcase the grandeur of the ancient tale while presenting a fresh and visually captivating cinematic experience. The story revolves around Lord Rama portrayed by Prabhas, Sita portrayed by Kriti Sanon, Laxman portrayed by Sunny Singh & Lankesh portrayed by Saif Ali Khan. The movie is based on the theme of Celebrating Good over Evil.
In the movie Adipurush, the king Dashratha sends his son Lord Rama to live in a 14-year exile. Lord Ram, along with his wife Sita, and his brother Laxman, decides on living in exile for 14-years. Their lives over there were peaceful, but not for long. their peaceful existence is disrupted when the demon king Ravana (Lankesh), with his immense power and a desire to conquer all, abducts Sita and takes her to his kingdom, Lanka.From then on, the movie shows their challenges, encounters with mythical creatures, and alliances forged along the way, showcasing their bravery, loyalty, and unwavering faith.
Adipurush culminates in an epic battle between Lord Rama and Ravana, symbolizing the eternal struggle between good and evil. It is expected to showcase Lord Rama’s exceptional skills as a warrior and his unwavering dedication to righteousness.
This movie’s timeline is long. No, not the duration of the movie, thank god.
However, the movie was announced almost three years ago in August 2020, the photography and editing happened in 2021, in the last of 2022, the first teaser for the movie dropped. The, in June 2023, the trailer for one of the most awaited movie dropped. By June 16, 2023, Adipurush released everywhere in India.
See how Twitter users reacted to the movie teaser.
For the most awaited movie, this movie was a disappointment for many. People came out of the theatres and complained about everything. This Twitter user here sums up the reaction in a few words:
This user knew what was about to come:
Well then, Adipurush is so bad that you wouldn’t watch it even if someone offers a hefty sum.
The Indian audience found that the VFX for this big budgeted movie was not up to the mark. Soon, many started to compare the VFX of Adipurush to that of previously released films or Indian daily soaps.
But the problem of Adipurush isn’t just bad VFX, it is also the story & dialogues. Many Indian viewers found that the movie did not depict the original epic in a good manner. Many young viewers support this newness & modernness because many times the results are remarkable. However, this time these people felt that this remake of Ramayana was did not do justice to the existing culture.
Such reaction shows that Indian viewers do care about their art & culture. In this era of remakes, they know how to value their culture.
YBTH – Adipurush is so bad that…
Ye Bhi Theek Hai Community:
You should move on@shubham_farer
Even the popcorn started requesting a “no-refund” policy
Adipurush is so bad that my AI stopped working
Adipurush is so bad that I had to watch Valmiki’s Ramayana again
I started admiring Brahmastra
I can watch Arjun Kapoor’s movie instead
Tara Singh would prefer to live in Pakistan with Sakeena
…1992 version of Ramayana is more popular in 2023 than Om Raut’s version..
I’ll diss about it even though I have not watched it!
My AI artists sent their resume to OM Raut@ai_majestea
My Graphic Designing TEAm is doing better.@ritika_.jain
My storytelling deserves an Oscar.@carefreehedonist_
We are finally saying YE NAHI THEEK HAI!@yebhitheekhai_ybth
Meanwhile us looking at these responses, Ye Bhi Theek Hai!