EXCLUSIVE: Boney Kapoor Reacts to Maidaan Clash – Bade Miyan Chote Miyan Eid, ‘I Wanted to Cash in on the Holidays’


Key points



  • Boney Kapoor says he will release Maidaan on Eid to cash in on festive period

  • He clarifies that there is no ego factor involved in Maidaan’s clash with Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.

  • Maidaan releases in theaters on April 10, 2024

Boney Kapoor is one of the most successful producers and has been in the film business for over 40 years. He has produced much-loved films like No Entry, Mr India, Valimai and Vakeel Saab to name a few. Maidaan is his next release and it releases in less than a couple of weeks. The ace producer thanked Pinkvilla with an interview of his, where he spoke about what his film has to offer and also cleared the air around the clash between Maidaan and Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.

Boney Kapoor shares his thoughts on Maidaan’s clash with Bade Miyan Chote Miyan

In an exclusive Pinkvilla interview with Himesh Mankad, Mr. Bony Kapoor He was asked about the reason for bringing his film on Eid and what he thinks about the clash between Maidaan and Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. The producer replied, “I came up with this date because it is a festive week and 2 films can be accommodated in a festive week. Like OMG 2 and Gadar 2. In old days, films like Bidaai, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan and Roti; Uno with Rajesh Khanna, one with Manoj Kumar and Shashi Kapoor and one with Jitendra; All three were released together and were hits at the box office. A lot has happened. And it’s a good period. Who wants to miss a good period! Obviously, the La “My intention is not to collide with them.”

Boney Kapoor reveals that he received a call from Bade Miyan producer Chote Miyan when he announced Maidaan for Eid

He continued, “It is not a matter of ego that I want to prove myself. No! It is unfortunate that my film is ready and I have missed so many dates. So I thought this is the best date. Fortunately or unfortunately, Vashu (Bhagnani) “He is a very dear friend. (Maidaan) releases on the same day as his film (Bade Miyan Chote Miyan). Jackky (Bhagnani) called me and asked me, ‘Uncle, why are you releasing your film on this day?’ I told him: “Let fate do its part. I also wanted to take advantage of this vacation period. I’m sure your movie will do well too. There are times when films are released on the same day and they have done well.'”

Watch Pinkvilla’s full interview with Boney Kapoor

Boney Kapoor opens up about the relationship he shares with Maidaan director Amit Ravindernath Sharma

When asked about his relationship with Maidaan director Amit Ravindernath Sharma and whether he will work on more projects with him in the future, Boney Kapoor stated that he would definitely like to do more films with Amit. She described her relationship with him as extraordinary. The successful producer revealed that his son Arjun Kapoor teases him that he is the adopted son while Amit is the real son. Kapoor concluded by saying, “Amit is a very decent guy and he is as passionate about his work, be it his films or his advertisements, as I am. We have a bond that is like that of a father and son.”

Boney Kapoor Answers What Audiences Should Expect From Maidaan

In his concluding remarks, Boney Kapoor was asked to say what audiences planning to watch Maidaan should expect when they go out to watch Maidaan. He quickly replied: “You should expect a good movie. A very good movie. An honest movie. A movie that will take you to how the sport evolved in the country thanks to the coach.”

Maidaan releases in theaters on April 10, 2024. Are you going to watch Maidaan this Eid? Let us know in the comments below.

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