Idea Yatra for Sarkar Raj leaves the fans craving...FOR MORE
Sarkar Raj, a sequel to the critically acclaimed Sarkar, is doing phenomenally well at the box office across the country.
Published: Tuesday,Jun 17, 2008 13:07 PM GMT-06:00
than 50,000 fans laid siege to the PVR Multiplex, Central Mall, Punjagatta and
police battalions had to be called to manage the frenzied fans. The sheer
hysteria created was a validation of the power that the first family of Indian
Cinema exuberates and the success of Sarkar Raj could be felt by all.
inclement weather conditions in Mumbai restricted the Bachchans’ travel
to Indore and Lucknow, where the Yatra was supposed to pit
stop before hitting the Andhra Capital. The Bachchans have promised to make a
trip to Indore and Lucknow to meet their fans soon. Fans had
accumulated huge numbers at the Indore and Lucknow as well and chose
to stay back in the hope of seeing the stars despite being told of the last
minute cancellation. The enigma of the Bachchans is such that people not only
from Indore and Lucknow but also from neighboring cities came
down especially to see the three Bachchans live in action. One girl at Indore even broke down
when she heard that her heartthrob Abhishek Bachchan won’t be able to
make it, another strong validation of the draw that the Bachchan family
Yatra was announced in Mumbai and traveled to Delhi, its first destination, on June 2nd
The IIFA World Premiere, where Sarkar Raj made its first appearance this year, is known to have showcased some of the biggest hits of its times in the previous years. The first film to be premiered at the IIFA Weekend was ‘Lagaan’, which went on to win an Oscar Nomination in the Best Foreign Film Category. Since then many highly acclaimed films, like Yuva, Provoked, Parnieeta amongst others, have made their foray into the IIFA World Premiere Stage. Sabbas Joseph, Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt Ltd, the conceptualizers and promoters of IIFA, said “The IIFA Advisory Board and the IIFA Management have, since the beginning, carefully chosen the films for the IIFA World Premiere, films that are a true representation of the Indian Cinema’s flavor. It is heartening to see them go on to be such big blockbusters. We are delighted that this year, the much awaited Sarkar Raj was showcased at the IIFA World Premiere. We are certain, that this one too will go on to set path breaking records”.