Kangana responds to Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Mimicking’ Comments

Ryan Reynolds had said that Hollywood is mimicking Bollywood. Kangana Ranaut has now reacted to the comments.

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“We have no shame, no shame at all.”

Outspoken actress Kangana Ranaut has responded to Ryan Reynolds’ statement about “Hollywood finally mimicking Bollywood”.

The Hollywood actor, who is known for his humour, had appeared in a promotional YouTube video for his film Free Guy.

In the video, Ryan had addressed his Indian fans.

He said: “Hello India.

“My movie Free Guy has got a guy named Guy who is quite the Romeo, a girl who is out of his league, a crazy villain, some insane action and, of course, dancing.

“If you’re wondering whether Hollywood is just mimicking Bollywood… Well, the answer is yes.

“We have no shame, no shame at all.”

The sci-fi, action and comedy follows Guy (Ryan Reynolds), a bank teller who discovers he is a non-player character in an open-world video game.

Following Ryan Reynolds’ witty comments, Kangana has now reacted to the matter, not seeing the funny side of things.

She said that Hollywood was stealing Indian theatre screens in addition to mimicking Bollywood.

Sharing an Instagram post featuring Ryan’s statement to Instagram Stories, Kangana wrote:

“And trying to steal our screens…”

Kangana had previously expressed her worries about Hollywood films overshadowing Indian films in India.

While promoting Thalaivii, Kangana had said:

“We need to discourage American and English movies as they are taking over our screens.”

“We need to behave like one nation. We need to stop dividing ourselves like North India or South India.

“We need to enjoy our own films first, be it Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu or Punjabi.”

She went on to say that Hollywood has destroyed other film industries with its monopoly, adding:

“This is what they are doing here also.

“We don’t appreciate each other, and rather see the dubbed versions of Lion King or Jungle Book.

“But we will not give a dubbed version of a Malayalam film a chance.

“This will not work in our favour. We must keep our people and our industry our priority. This is the way to make an Atmanirbhar Bharat.”

Hollywood has a large market in India. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Hollywood films performed well at the Indian box office, some even surpassing opening day numbers of Bollywood films.

For example, Avengers: Endgame became the second biggest opener in India with Rs. 52 Crore (£5.1 million).

Marvel Studios’ newest release, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, outperformed Bell Bottom and Thalaivii.

Dhiren is a journalism graduate with a passion for gaming, watching films and sports. He also enjoys cooking from time to time. His motto is to “Live life one day at a time.”