The Perfectionist of Bollywood, Aamir Khan has surprised his fans by posing nude for Raj Kumar Hirani’s upcoming film PK. The poster has already started creating a buzz, leaving the audience guessing what the film could be about.
Aamir is known for experimenting with his looks as per the various roles that his films demand. He had earlier turned bald and worked on his eight pack abs for Ghajini; he has even kept a long hair and moustache for Mangal Pandey, and has now posed nude for his his upcoming film, PK.
It is not for the first time that a poster has sensationalised the movie even before its release. There have been movies that might not have made huge box office collection but have surely managed to turn heads of the audience.
Here are a few controversial posters that have managed to make waves before the release.
A release of 2004 that was directed by Anurag Basu and produced by Mukesh Bhatt, the movie had become talk of the town; the film’s posters serving as an add on to the already growing anticipation. With Mallika Shehrawat and Imran Hashmi in the lead roles, the movie managed to make a huge collection at the box office.
The Dirty Picture
The film is a biographical drama, released in 2011 based on life of the Tamilian item queen, Silk Smitha. The movie’s posters were eye-catchy and instantly grabbed attention making the movie a big hit even before it’s release.
Based on the concept of “global terrorism”, the 2009 release was a critically acclaimed film that managed to get a good collection as well. The poster of the movie was highly intrguing that got many audience to turn heads.
Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster
The movie was released in 2011 and received great critical acclaim despite the fact that it did not perform well at the box office.
Yet another critically acclaimed film that did extremely well at the box office. The posters of the movie had a dark quirkiness which easily intrigued the viewers. The posters used certain eeriness that was creatively put forward.
The movie might have fallen flat on the box office or with critics, but ramained as a talk of the town till recently. Without a hard-hitting storyline, the movie got a good opening collection; all thanks to the sensual and provocative trailers and posters.
Not to connote that posters contribute to the success of movies, but they certainly give away certain clues as to what the films cover. They serve the purpose of grabbing the public attention and become a huge means to publicity.
PK‘s poster featuring nude Aamir with an intriguing radio, has become a source of controversy already, recieving both positive and negative reaction to it. However, as Aamir is known for playing interesting roles, the film, as is hoped by the producers, will make a hit at the box office.
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