The Umesh Shukla directed ‘102 Not Out’ released a while back. After opening on a good note the film witnessed a continuous growth in business as the week progressed.
Rishi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan’s reunion on the big screen after 27 years showed a great success at the box office. On its release, the film was appreciated with good reviews and was called as a delightful watch.
Keeping aside all the critics and other reviews, friend Shatrughan Sinha appreciated their performances and tweeted, “The great Amitabh Bachan and most desirable Rishi Kapoor ne kar diya kamaal ‘102 Not Out’ is a well done and spotless hit film being seen and enjoyed by every section of society. Hindi cinema’s landscape has once again been redefined by the legendary, most popular and wonder actors.”
'102 Not Out' also stars Jimit Trivedi, Paresh Rawal and Mukesh Hariawala in other lead roles.
Based on a Gujarati play, written by Saumya Joshi, the film’s story is about a 102-year-old father played by Amitabh Bachchan who decides to send Rishi Kapoor, his 75 year old child to an old- age home for a thinking that his son’s morose and melancholic outlook towards the life might hinder his way of trying to break the world record of becoming the longest living human being.
The movie had a good lifetime collection of Rs 40.71 crore by the end of 11 days. It worked well overseas also.