Marvel is preparing for the release of Eternals, which will feature not just one or two but ten new superheroes in the universe. The film has a starring cast and has received positive reviews from critics and audiences who attended the world premiere of the film. Initially, when the Eternals trailer was released, Desi Twitter users were all buzz for Bollywood’s many references to the film. The main thing is that Kingo played by Kumail Nanjiani is a famous Bollywood star in the movie.
Bollywood references in Eternals
The upcoming MCU film directed by Chloe Zhao and tells its story Eternal—An immortal alien race created by the Celestials who have lived secretly on Earth for more than 7,000 years. The Eternal they are forced out of their hiding places to protect human civilization from their counterparts, the Deviants. The Hao superhero film includes a cast that includes Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Barry Keoghan, Don Lee, Harish Patel, Kit Harington, Salma Hayek and Angelina Jolie. The film will be released on November 5, 2021.
As soon as the first trailer of the film was released, fans quickly spotted all the Indian references shown in the film. The bottom line is that Kingo, played by Kumail Nanjani, is becoming a popular Bollywood star on Earth. The trailer also shows Kingo dancing to a Bollywood dance number. Nanjiani told Men’s Health in an interview that he wanted his performance to combine his wise attitude John McClain from Die hard series of films with the gaze of Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan.
In addition, the trailer also featured Gemma Chan’s Sersi and Richard Madden’s Ikaris wearing Indian costume and getting married in an Indian ceremony. In an interview with THR, Kumail Nanjiani also revealed that the Marvel movie has a Bollywood dance sequence with over 50 dancers on it.
The critics and fans who attended its premiere Eternal described the film as the most different MCU film ever and praised Zhao for her daring direction. The overall reviews of the film were positive with many Internet users calling it visually stunning and with characters, while some criticized the exposure, pace and timing of the film.
Image: Instagram / @ eternals
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