Blockbusters this week – Sangam Courtyard
The air advisory in Delhi is out, and it’s clear – spending time outside is dangerous for health. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get your weekly dose of weekend fun. Travel the landscape of cutting-edge global cuisine and catch the latest entertainment in the beautiful and relaxing ambience of Sangam Courtyard this weekend. For movie aficionados, it is a great week with some of the most awaited blockbusters hitting the screens, and with Sangam’s line-up of renowned restaurants and state-of-the-art cinematic experience, there is no place else you’d rather be.
What happens when you mix mega superstars Rajnikant and Akshay Kumar? You get the biggest, most awaited blockbuster of 2018! Featuring a straight up Sci-fi plotline and stunning visual effects, the movie brings back the character of Chitti, the android robot who was dismantled at the end of Enthiran (Robot), Rajnikant’s epic release in 2010. Telling the story of Rajnikant’s Chiti as the hero versus Akshay Kumar’s Rajan, an angry paranormal being bent on punishing humanity for their mistreatment of other species, 2.0 is the most expensive Indian film to date with an estimated budget of 543 crores! The movie has opened to rave reception throughout the world – On its opening day, 2.0 opened to the highest box office collection of any Indian film after Baahubali 2: The Conclusion in the world! On its second day, the film went on to be number one at the Australian box office. In Malaysia, the film had an all-time highest opening for any Tamil film. At the American box office, the film surpassed the lifetime business of Rajinikanth’s previous film Lingaa (2014) in just two days. More than just a movie, 2.0 is a cinematic legend you have to see to believe!
Continuing its runaway streak at the Box office, Badhai Ho has also climbed up the ranks to become one of the highest grossing movies of 2018! Starring the ever versatile Ayushmann Khurrana as the hero, the movie tells the story of 25-year-old who has a happily typical life, with a happily typical relationship, in a happily typical conservative society, whose life is turned upside down when his middle aged mother announces that she is pregnant! Initially overcome by embarrassment and ridiculed by everyone, ultimately it is heart-warming story of how the family comes together to support each other when they need it the most, and how, by sticking together through tough times, they regain the respect of those around them.
Few can understand the impact of the classic ‘Rocky’ movies – the inspiration, the grit and the determination of the ultimate underdog story has defined a generation and become the foundation of the pop culture that defined an era. Even today, it has more than stood the test of time! For the old-school fans of Stallone in Rocky, and for the new-school fans who want to sample the magic of the original series, Creed 2 has finally hit the screens. A sequel to Creed (2015) and the eighth installment in the Rocky film series, the movie stars Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Dolph Lundgren, Florian Munteanu, Wood Harris, and Phylicia Rashad. For the pleasure of an awe inspiring, life –affirming story of human motivation and sheer refusal to be beaten down by adversity, portrayed a studded cast of nuanced, realistic characters dealing with life to become the best they can be, be sure to catch Creed 2 in halls today.