A few days back Mohanlal starrer Drishyam 2 captivated audience’s heart with its dynamic performance on Amazon Prime Video and became the biggest OTT opener. Now, Abhishek Bachchan is all set to reprise the role of the controversial Harshad Mehta in the Ajay Devgn produced The Big Bull which will be premiering on Disney+Hostar tomorrow. Will it challenge the previous record for the biggest opening OTT film Drishyam 2 ? Let us find out
Based on the true events, Indian Stock Market Scam which took place in Mumbai in 1992 was the biggest market scam committed by Harshad Mehta eventually causing a huge crash in the stock market. Harshad Mehta catapulted from an ordinary common man to the “Amitabh Bachchan Of Indian Stock Market” whose rise was sudden and quick. Unfortunately his greed to earn more money and gain power eventually brought him down. Now, the supposed to be released in 2020, Big Bull will premier on Disney Hotstar with Abhishek Bachchan taking the the role of Hemant Shah a.k.a Harshad Mehta for which the 30 seconds was just released with a support of voice over by Ajay Devgn, who is also the producer.
While the trailer of Big Bull has been received well, a good amount of subscribers for Disney+Hotstar will further elevate its views. Mohanlal starrer Drishyam 2 was a smash hit among the viewers as the audience were satisfied with the content and gave a thumbs up to the sequel which was released after 7 years. Drishyam 2 premiered exactly on 10 pm on February 18, instead of February 19, 2021 and was available with Malayalam audio and English subtitles. The crime-thriller released in over 200 countries and became biggest release of Malayalam cinema.
The audience are curious to know whether Abhishek Bachchan starrer The Big Bull will meet the expectations set by the spectacular Pratik Gandhi and Hansal Mehta collaboration Scam 1992 web series which was made on the same topic and has become a cult ever since its release. From the trailer and the excitement perspective, there are chances that Abhishek Bachchan, Illeana D’Cruz, Sohum Shah, Ram Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla starrer will get the good opening and if the word of mouth is encouraging, it will be an icing on the cake.
Big Bull talks about life and dream of a common man in Mumbai during the 1980’s era with a punch line “Chote gharon mein paida hone walon ko aksar, bade sapne dekhne se mana kar deti hai duniya. Isiliye usne apni duniya khadi kar di“. The Big Bull is directed by Kookie Gulati and produced by Ajay Devgn and Anand Pandit.