Are films worth criticizing?
Well, some definitely are.
If you look at the commercial response to some of the recent blockbusters, there have been numerous cases where the audience has summarized what was offered to them despite critics waving them on a grand scale.
Joginder Tuteja lists films that have been heavily criticized but still produced blockbusters.
Box office collection: Rs 278.24 crore
One of the most controversial films of 2019, Kabir Singh triggered a storm when it released.
But all of these names only made the audience more curious to see and see what the stars of Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani had to offer.
It turned out to be a blockbuster of all time and Shahid's biggest solo hit so far.
Box office collection: Rs 208.50 crore
Sajid Nadiadwalas Housefull Critics never really welcomed franchises. However, it went on to get a fourth installment.
Housefull 4 was the worst recorded film in the series and for a while it seemed that the film would fail. But it saw a big turn and became a super hit.
Happy New Year
Box office collection: Rs 205 crore
Happy New Year probably seen the worst rating for a Shah Rukh Khan hit.
Still, Farah Khan's direction had the biggest opening in the superstar's career.
Unfortunately, this is the last big success the actor has achieved.
Cash collection: Rs 181 crore
Director Siddharth Anand Bang Bang was an official remake of the Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz star Knight and day,
Oddly enough, even this film was badly received by critics, and the Hindi film did not escape this fate.
Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif made sure that the film looked good and the action was high. Chartbuster music also made it.
Cash collection: Rs 149 crore
In the middle of Salman Khan's winning streak when he delivered blockbusters in a row bodyguard,
This remake of his eponym from Malayalam, Kareena Kapoor opposite Salman, was characterized by good music and action.
However, critics did not find it impressive.
Box office collection: Rs 138.61 crore
Judwaa 2 was Varun Dhawan's last big super hit when he comfortably sailed above the 100 rupee crore mark.
However, critics were largely dissatisfied with the Redux version of the Salman Khan hit, which was also staged by David Dhawan.
Box office collection: Rs 120 crore
Shortly after Salman Khan's winning streak started Dabangg came Anees Bazmees Ready.
It was a remake of his eponymous Telugu film with Asin as the main actress and a family film with a lot of humor and Chartbuster music.
Critics thought it was nonsensical and were not too friendly.
Box office collection: Rs 102 crore
It's very difficult to get a sex comedy right, and it's one of those genres that Bollywood hasn't yet perfected. But it's also a genre that works at the box office.
So director Indra Kumar and his cast of Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi and Aftab Shivdasani weren't really worried when Großmasti got bad reviews.
What was surprising, however, was that the adult film was included in the Rs 100 Crore Club.