New Delhi: Superstar Salman Khan's much touted Eid blockbuster 'Tubelight' fizzled out at the box office leaving the fans a little disappointed. The film helmed by Kabir Khan received a mixed response from masses and classes alike.
The filmmaker expressed his displeasure on the film not doing well as was expected. PTI quoted Kabir Khan as saying, "I am disappointed. You make a film with a lot of love and conviction and if it doesn't do well the way it was expected to do, it's disheartening."
We can't expect every film to do the business like 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'. Every film of mine is put against 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' and it is unfair. I am extremely proud of 'Tubelight'. It's too early to analyse what went wrong with the film. Maybe people were not able to identify with the character of Salman. But I was happy with what Salman did and even he was playing this part, " he added.
Recently, it was reported that Salman would refund distributors to compensate for the losses incurred by 'Tubelight'. When asked about it, Kabir says, "I am not a producer, I am a line producer of the film. I can't talk about it as it's about business. I think it is a great thing. It's a good gesture by Salman. (But) For the film itself, the cost is successful."
Both Kabir Khan and Salman Khan have worked together in the past with films like 'Ek Tha Tiger' and 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'.
(With PTI inputs)