The Hollywood all-time box office list is dominated by superheroes and special effects films. This was the Bollywood moment when it could well have stumbled on a new formula for box office success.
But that was not to be. Shahrukh Khan's Ra.One was an incoherent super mess with a weak plot. Rajnikant's Robot had far better effects while Rakesh Roshan did a much superior job with a lower budget in the form of Krrish.
The author is a Bengaluru-based journalist and blogger. The author is a Bangalore-based journalist and blogger. He blogs at http://sunilrajguru.com/