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Captain Marvel stumps Bollywood heroes

DNMUM433387 | 3/14/2019 | Author : Harshada Rege | WC :558

The Hollywood film has slowed down the box-office run of many recent Hindi releases

Brie Larson wasn’t a threat to B-Town superstars until last Friday. But she has made her presence felt. While the Academy Award winner has probably not heard of many of the Bollywood actors whose movies she has stumped, the Hindi film heroes, in turn, sure know who she is. After all, she packed quite a punch at the box office. Her Captain Marvel slowed down the stride of many desi movies. The film was eagerly awaited as it leads up to the big bang that Avengers: End Game is expected to be. Some were sceptical whether this female superhero would receive as hearty a welcome as her male counterparts. But those doubts were laid to rest when it went on to get one of the biggest openings a foreign film has garnered.
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