‘Pathaan’, the Shah Rukh Khan-starring film that ended Bollywood’s depressed period, unleashed waves of joy. In 2023, the action film enjoyed tremendous popularity all around the world. And the enormous buzz that the fans generated helped the movie surpass the 1000 crore milestone at international box offices. In the Siddharth Anand-directed movie, SRK and Salman Khan’s sequence was one of the key elements. Their relationship captivated the crowd, and their train scene got varying degrees of praise. Now, online users are asserting that this specific sequence served as inspiration for the feat in ‘Mission Impossible 7’.
Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan finally sharing the screen together after a long time was greatly appreciated by Indian moviegoers and fans. Many mocked their train scene, claiming that it was a ripoff of Jackie Chan’s cartoon. Fans of celebrities, on the other side, supported and praised the scenario. Now, internet users believe Hollywood has plagiarised the intense action scene. People are now saying on the internet that Yash Raj Films’ spy thriller movie served as inspiration for ‘Mission Impossible’.
Netizens immediately saw parallels between ‘Pathaan’ and the ‘Mission Impossible 7’ video. People have claimed that the daring act in the Tom Cruise movie was lifted from the fast-paced train scene in Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan’s films. On the internet, people began expressing their ideas. While someone else stated that Bollywood should be happy because Hollywood is emulating them. Others claimed that the scene in ‘Mission Impossible’ was lifted from a Hindi movie.
Following all the trolls that ‘Pathaan’ endured during its debut, people also came out in support of the movie. Internet users speculate about the number of trolls that would have been directed at ‘Pathaan’ if ‘Mission Impossible’ had been out sooner and no one would have complained. Another person tweeted that the film’s director, Siddharth Anand, should be proud of himself. ‘Pathaan’ is now receiving assistance from the Internet.
One user tweeted, “Sid Anand pulled such an action sequence with a mere 300cr budget….”
One user said that Bollywood should be proud of the train scene
One appreciated Anand for the scene
One user clearly mentioned that it’s not a comparison tweet and wrote…
Beyond this Several parts from ‘Pathaan’ have drawn criticism for allegedly being lifted from other Bollywood and Hollywood films. The movie was criticised as being completely copy-pasted and lacking in creativity. Despite a lot of haters and abuse, the movie nevertheless managed to gross a tonne of money. Deepika Padukone and John Abraham are also featured in the movie in addition to SRK.
‘Mission Impossible 7’, starring Tom Cruise, is slated to hit theatres on July 12, 2023.