If it isn’t shot in Delhi, Mom would have met the fate of Maatr


Mom is shot in Delhi hence it reminds us the brutal 2012 gang rape called Nirbhaya. A 23 year old physiotherapy student was kidnapped on the chilling night of December 16; she was later found to be gang-raped and brutally murdered with rude weapons.

The Delhi, once called “Rape Capital” by former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, becomes live in the movie. As darkness sets in, its roads wear a haunted look and the streets become unknown for women. Where Maatr failed, Mom will be able to narrate story of lakhs of women living in Delhi.

Similarity with Nirbhaya

It is the story of a mom of two daughters. A teacher by profession, Sri Devi teaches her daughters in home and also at school. She keeps a close eye over her elder daughter Arya, who’s a teenager. One day, Arya was physically assaulted and kidnapped by a local goon. The emotional trauma Sri Devi goes through when her teenage daughter is kidnapped in Delhi reminds us the trauma of the mother of Nirbhaya.

Let’s come to the movie part

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Will Salman Khan do the same mistake he did with Jai Ho to save Tubelight from loss?


If box office collection is an indication of success, Tubelight has failed to perform. A quick look at the collective collection of Baahubali: The Conclusion and Dangal shows that Salman Khan’s Tubelight stands on ninth position in terms of pre-release box office collection.

Box office story of Tubelight

Tubelight was released in 4,400 screens in India and 900 screens across the globe but it failed to make its mark on box office. This 100 crore moving lags behind its predecessors in terms of number of tickets sold. Box office collection reveals a grim picture for Tubelight. Even PK, Ek Tha Tiger, Chennai Express and the recently released Raees were much better in number of tickets sold than Tubelight. Film critics blame high price of tickets for low collection at box office.


Slaman Khan’s experiment with ticket pricing

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